Accident Work Compensation – £25,000 – Eye Injury

Accident at work compensation claim example:
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Accident at work compensation claim was made when a worker in an industrial site chiselling a metal stud during the course of his employment when a loose metal spike struck his right eye.  A compensation claim by the accident solicitors who acted on behalf of an employee obtained £25,000. injuries sustained a penetating injury to his eye.

The accident at work claim was made when the claimant was chiselling a metal stud during his course of employment. This was caused by a flying spike or chip from the stud struck right eye causing injury.

The injured worker’s eye became increasingly red and felt uncomfortable so he was sent straight to hospital. The examination revealed a stellate full-thickness laceration to the central cornea that measured 5mm by 2.5mm. the injured worker underwent surgical repair under local anesthetic.

The wound was difficult to repair and 9 sutures were inserted. He returned back to work within 7 months after surgey. Health and safety make it clear to workers in the workplace to wear safety goggles to prevent further accidents happening again.

Accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £25,000 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.