Accidents at work – Neck and back injury – Falling from height

Accidents at work – Neck and back injury compensation – Falling from height

A coal process operator fell from a height at work of over 8 feet at work from machinery onto a pile of coal.

This caused the claimant to sustain a neck injury. The strain made him unable to work for 2 weeks.

He also sustained back injury from the fall which gave pain for about 6 months.

Falling from height at work can lead to a claim. See below for some more information on back and neck injuries;

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Neck Injuries
Severe (incomplete paraplegia)– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£50,000

£75,000

Moderate to severe with permanent damage– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£33,000

£50,000

Moderate to severe damage to soft tissues/tendons– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£18,000

£33,000

Fractures and dislocations, limitation of movement– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£12,500

£18,000

Whiplash, disc lesion need for surgery– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£7,000

£12,500

Whiplash, complete recovery within a few years– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£3,750

£7,000

Whiplash recover within one to two years– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£1,800

£3,750

Whiplash recover within one year– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£1,000

£1,800

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Back Injuries
Severe, not involving paralysis– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£50,000

£85,000

With bladder/bowel impairment etc– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£30,000

£50,000

With disc lesions, depression & severe pain– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£20,000

£30,000

With crush vertebrae, osteoarthritis, pain– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£10,000

£20,000

With prolapsed discs, laminectomy, some pain– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£6,000

£10,000

With sprains, strains, full recovery expected.– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£1,000

£6,000

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