Back injury at work – Compensation

Man compensated for back injury suffered at work The claimant, a painter and decorator, received £1,026 for the back injuries sustained in an accident at work. The claimant aggravated a pre-existing back injury in the accident and was awarded damages for the two weeks of lost wages that he suffered. The accident occurred when the…

Person claims compensation for elbow injury at work

  Employers admitted being negligent The claimant, a 36-year-old man, received £6,554 for the elbow injury sustained in an accident at work. The claimant suffered from a displaced fracture of the radial head of his left elbow. The claimant was unloading bundles of newspapers from a van during the course of his employment with the…

Fork lift truck accident at work – multiple injuries

Fork lift truck accident at work – injury to arm In this forklift truck (FLT) accident at work claim example, an employee sustained a severe arm and elbow injury when his forklift truck had overturned whilst in the warehouse trapping his arm.  He was unable to release himself from the forklift truck as he was…

Accident at work – Loss of arm – Workers arm crushed at factory

Accident at work – Loss of arm – Workers arm crushed at factory A factory worker working at a major car company had his arm crushed by a machine. The machine malfunctioned and wouldn’t stop even when the emergency stop button was pressed This resulted in his arm being crushed between two car parts. The…

Accident at work – Elbow injury – Teacher trips over inadequate walkway

Accident at work – Elbow injury – Teacher trips over inadequate walkway A teacher at a scholl was walking t oa different class room inbetween lessons. At the school there are walkways for people to move around the school. One of the walkways had been broken and not marked. The teacher tripped over the broken…

Accident at work – Shoulder injury – Tripped over object obstructing path

Accident at work – Shoulder injury – Tripped over object obstructing path A construction worker was carrying some equipment to another part of the site. Along a walkway there was an object obstructing the path which he did not see due to carrying the heavy equipment. The object was not there when the worker previously…