Back injury – Accident at work

Worker suffers back injury after fall at work

Back injury at work claim


The worker in this instance claimed for compensation after suffering a back injury after an accident at work. The employee was working as a security guard when he fell down stairs because of a loose riser. He suffered multiple injuries as a result of the accident. He brought an action against him employers who accepted liability for the accident.

Following the accident at work the worker began to suffer back pain, which interfered when he was exercising and also when trying to carry out his duties at work. This progressed to more serious back pain which was more constant and radiating down his right hip.


After the accident at work the he was seen by a medical expert to assess the severity of his back injury. The medical expert believed that there was a pre-existing back injury that had been accelerated following the accident. The employees specalist personal injury solicitor won £12,000 in compensation for the injuries that were sustained. This is also included loss of earnings for the time he spent off work.

shutterstock_138427292If you have suffered a back injury at work then you might be entitled to claim compensation for the injuries you have suffered and any losses as a result of the accident. At R James Hutcheon we have over 20 years of litigation experience and will fight for the compensation you deserve. We can be instructed on a no win no fee basis meaning there is no financial risk to making a claim. For more information then please visit our dedicated accident at work website.