Accident At Work -Eye Injury

Accident At Work

A 47 Year old Construction worker was severely injuried when a piece of equipment fell on his face, he was not wearing his safety goggles, therefore the injury he sustained was very severe, he damaged his right eye socket,causing him partial Blindness. He was taken to Hospital by a work Collegue where he remained for 4 days. Over a period of 18 months the worker was subjected to several eye surgeries, where consultants worked hard to improve his vision. Although his returned to work he was fitted with glasses that he has to wear everyday. The worker was off work for a total of 32 weeks and had to undergo surgery 2 years post-accident to have a graft inserted into his eye, which improved his vision by 20%.

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The Worker completed a accident at work claims form and was awarded £20,000 for his unries and loss of income.

Below is a brief guideline of Eye injury Compensation.

Accident at Work -Compensation Guide

Eye Injuries
Total Blindness and Deafness– work injury – accident at work compensation

£300,000

£330,000

Total Blindness– – work injury – accident at work compensation

£200,000

£220,000

Total Loss of One Eye & Serious loss of vision in remaining eye, work injury – accident at work compensation

£130,000

£150,000

Total Loss of one Eye – work injury – accident at work compensation

£50,000

£55,000

Minor to some permanent impairment– – work injury – accident at work compensation

£3,000

£50,250

Please visit our dedicated accident at work website and contact us.

As Accident at Work Solicitors we are always here to help.  Our advice on a No Win, No Fee, basis.  Please feel free to contact us for help, support or to make a claim for the injury.   We offer a friendly and confidential advice at all times.

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