Workplace accident claim injury example:
Accident at work claim, worker was injured from lifting a heavy pile of newspapers causing the worker to fall from the work’s van to the floor. A compensation claim by the accident solicitors who acted on behalf of an employee obtained £3500 for a scarring injury to the elbow.
The accident at work claim was made when the worker was lifting a pile of heavy newspapers, as he lifted them in a confined space in the work’s van he lost his balance and fell to the ground causing injury to his elbow.
He was working by himself. He used the first aid kit and used antiseptic wipes to clean his elbow. He continue to work but during the end of the working day the pain increased so that he attended his GP the next morning. He was informed that suffered from a soft tissue injury but that he would be left with a minor scar to his elbow.
The injured worker took 1 week off work. He was left with minor scarring and intermittent pain to his elbow joint which lasted for a period of 14 months.
Accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £3500 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