Accident at work – Back injury

Man suffers back injury after falling off ladder

Cyclist injured - lying on floor - person attendingAn employee fell nearly four metres from a portable ladder while clearing a blockage inside a chute in a grain silo and suffered a severe back injury as well as other injuries due to the accident that happened at work. He was found unconscious on the floor by another worker and taken to hospital with concussion, a cut to his head and a dislocated finger. He had restricted movement in his hand following the accident, however the most severe injury suffered was a herniated disc in the lumbar spine.

shutterstock_292391153Following the accident at work the employee instructed an expert personal injury solicitor. The solicitor made a claim in negligence agaisnt the workers employees and was successful in winning £22,000 in compensation for the worker.

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