Accident at work – Hand injury

Worker awarded compensation following accident at work The worker who was 26 at the time of the accident received £13,000 in compensation for hand injuries that were sustained in an accident at work. He was involved in an overhead crane operation when his right hand was trapped between the counterweights hanging from the crane and…

Accident at work – Back injury after fall

Man falls from lader at work causing severe back injury A company has been found to be negligent and ordered to pay compensation after an employee suffered serious back and neck injuries due to an accident at work. The employee suffered injury when he fell over two meters to the ground when modifying a extraction…

Back injury at work – Excessive load

Man suffers severe back injury at work after pulling excessive load on pallet   The claimant, a 36-year-old man, received £290,000 for the severe back injuries sustained in an accident at work. The claimant suffered from ongoing pain and discomfort, and he was unable to return to his former employment as a result of his…

Man suffers knee and back injuries

Man comensated for the back injury suffered The claimant, a 41-year-old man, received £4,797.38 for the knee and back injuries sustained in an accident at work. He sustained a crush injury to his right sacroiliac joint and suffered from continual dull pain with occasional extreme pain. During the course of his employment as a warehouse…

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…

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…