Workplace accident claim injury example:
Accident at work claim, a worker injured due to a heavy barrel falling off a work truck onto the worker who fell to the ground. A compensation claim by the accident solicitors acted on behalf of an employee obtained £3000. Injuries sustained fracture to the ribs.
Accident at work claim was made when a worker was crushed by a barrel that fell on him whilst on delivery. This was caused because one of the barrels had been knocked over and fell on the injured worker which caused him to fall to the floor leaving him in severe pain as the barrel had fractured his ribs.
The barrel was very heavy and work colleagues struggled to lift the barrel off the injured worker. The injured worker was pain and was rushed into hospital to have to establish the extent of the personal injury. T
he x-ray results showed the injured worker had fractured his ribs. The consultant advised the injured worker to rest at home for the fractures to recover. His chest was badly bruised and was given strong pain killers to ease the pain.
The injured worker was out of work for 4 weeks until he had recovered from the injury. When he returned to work he was put on light duties and did not return to pre accident level of work until 7 weeks after the accident at work had happened.
Accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £3000 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.