Head Injury

Accident At Work

An employee sustained an Accident At Work injury while at his workplace he was struck on his face by a chuck key, which resulted in serious injuries due to faulty machinery.

It is believed the key ejected from the machinery which had no chuck guard fitted to the machine which in any case could of saved the claimant having such serious injuries.

Head Injury Compensation guide

Head Injury Compensation guide

The claimant suffered a fractured right eye socket, damaged teeth and bruising to the brain which was explained to be not life threatening.

He was not able to return back to work for 10 months post-accident and is still not able to carry out physical sports or drive at night.

Due to the claimants accident at work, he submitted an accident at work claims against his employer and was rewarded substantial amount of compensation in a result of this accident.

For information on compensation payouts for injury at work claims see our accident at work compensation guide: compensation payouts accident at work.