Workplace accident claim injury example:
Accident at work claim worker injured due to lifting heavy bags of soil in a garden centre. A compensation claim by the accident solicitors who acted on behalf of an employee obtained £7000. Injuries sustained prolapsed discs.
The accident at work claim was made when a worker was lifting bags of soil in a garden centre which caused the injured sustained a prolapsed disc in his back. This caused the injured worker to suffer with severe pain and anxiety.
The injured worker went to accident and emergency to see a consultant over the pain he was in. The injured worker was advised to rest at home until his back was recovered. The injured worker suffered severe stress due to the pain he was suffering, he was sleepless and had to take strong pain killers to ease off the pain.
The injured worker was off work for a period of 2 months. When he returned to work he was put on light duties. He returned to his pre-accident level of work 6 months after the accident at work but was still required help from other work colleagues on certain roles in the workplace. The injured worker attended physiotherapy for his back once a week.
Health and safety have now provided trolleys to put heavy work equipment etc to prevent similar accidents happening.
Accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £7000 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.