Accident At Work
A 29 year old man suffered disc herniation causing permanent damage to his back as a result of the accident at work. During the course of his employment the man was asked to lift and move heavy gas canisters, however he wasn’t given training as to how to correctly use manual handing techniques to lift heavy items.
The made an Acciddent At Work Claim against his employer, claiming that they had been negligent in failing to provide adequate training to their employees.
He brought an action against his employers, claiming they had been negligent in failing to provide adequate training to their employees. At the trial the judge heard evidence that as a result of the accident at work and back injury that was sustained the claimant had unfortunately lost out on a possible promotion. Medical evidence also provided to the courts showed permanent damage to his back as a result of the accident.
The judge found that the claimant’s employers were negligent and awarded the man £30,000.
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