We recently succeeded in recovering £25,000 in compensation for a client who had suffered hearing loss as a result of an accident at work. The claimant worked as a general caretaker and had various roles, for which he was provided with numerous different machines and vehicles. One of these was an excavator which was around […]Read More Compensation for hearing loss caused by dangerous work equipment
In 2016, the Health & Safety Executive reported that there had been 621,000 non-fatal injuries to workers. According to that same report, only around 12% of accidents were officially reported (under RIDDOR) by the employer. From this data, we can calculate that around 8,000 non-fatal injuries at work occur each year in Suffolk alone (the HSE regional data […]Read More What has been done to protect 600,000 people injured at work each year?
The Queens Speech included a pledge by the government to crack on with the previous proposals to ‘tackle the compensation culture’ by bringing in whiplash reforms under a Civil Liability Bill. This has been to the delight of the insurers. What the reforms will do: Road accident victims suffering whiplash a) Prevent accident victims who suffer whiplash […]Read More The ‘whiplash’ reforms will injure us all
My client received compensation of £4,500 for a neck injury that he suffered as a result of a workplace prank. My client’s co-worker thought it would be funny to roll a product off of a highly stacked pallet to hit our client on the head as he walked passed. The product fell from height and hit my client […]Read More Injured worker receives compensation after workplace prank
The claimant worked as an engineer and was attending a customer’s site to perform maintenance work to their vehicles. He slipped whilst walking across the customer’s work-yard on ice. The ice had formed from water that had collected as a result of a leaking tap. Liability was admitted but, despite the claimant suffering a clear and significant shoulder […]Read More Engineer recovers £17,500 after slipping at customer’s premises
Worker injured in car park gets compensation and private medical treatment to aid recoveryRead More Compensation for worker who tripped in unsafe car park
My client was an agency driver, working on only his second shift for the company. His job was to deliver steel products to various commercial customers at various locations. My client was provided with gloves and asked to sign some paperwork which outlined the job reporting process and what to do with customer payments. At […]Read More £34,000 for driver injured whilst unloading delivery
My client was injured when the ladder that he was working from slipped from under him. The ladder was not tall enough meaning that my client was having to stand too near to the top rung to perform his job on a first floor window. Furthermore, no other colleagues were sent to this site to […]Read More £50,000 for worker who fell from unsafe ladder