Accident at work compensation claim example:
Accident at work compensation claim, was made when a worker had fallen onto the floor in the ladies toilets. A compensation claim by the accident solicitors who acting on behalf of an employee obtained £5,500. Injuries sustained severe contusion and soft tissue injury to her right lower leg.
The 61 year old women who went to her work’s toilet had slipped on water and fallen to the floor. The accident was caused by a wet floor from a blocked sink that had soaked one half of the ladies toilets. The injured worker then suffered with a leg contusion and soft tissue injuries.
The worker was helped up by other employees and was advised to go to accident and emergency hosptial for medical attention. The injured workers leg was x-rayed but shown no symptoms of a a fracture or disclocation. She had however done some severe damage to her calf and ankle.
The injured worker was unable to go on a 2 week planned holiday with her family because of the injury. She was also advised to have physiotherapy. The consultant prescribed her with strong pain killers to ease the pain. The injured worker also developed a mild depressive disorder as a result of the accident.
The injured worker returned to work from her pre-accidental level of work within 3-4 months after the accident at work happened.
Accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £5,500 for the work related accident. The worker also received compensation for expenses and loss of earnings.
The accident at work solicitors acted on a NO WIN NO FEE agreement and recovered all legal costs off the insurance company. The worker received 100% compensation and 0% legal costs.