Back Injury

Accident At Work

The Claimaint sustained a Back Injury due to an Accident At Work. The Claimaint was working on a construction site when some temporary floor boards collapsed underneath him causing him to fall to the ground some 2 metres. Following the accident at work he knew that he had injured his back and attended hospital the same day. It was confirmed that he had suffered a crushed vertebrae.

 

Back injury at work claimHe instructed a specialist personal injury solicitor to deal with the claim on his behalf. They wrote to the main contractor on the site who denied liability for the accident and the back injury sustained. The workers solicitor gathered evidence from medical experts and also got witness statements to support the claim. They issued court proceedings and the parties eventually agreed a £26,000 settlement.

The following is only a guideline for accident at work compensation claim awards for injury to back.

Back Injuries
Severe, not involving paralysis– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£50,000

£85,000

With bladder/bowel impairment etc– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£30,000

£50,000

With disc lesions, depression & severe pain– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£20,000

£30,000

With crush vertebrae, osteoarthritis, pain– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£10,000

£20,000

With prolapsed discs, laminectomy, some pain– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£6,000

£10,000

With sprains, strains, full recovery expected.– work injuries – accident at work compensation

£1,000

£6,000

If you have suffered a back injury at work then visit our website. You can also work out how much your claim could be worth by using our compensation calculator.

 

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