work accident

Making A Successful Personal Injury Claim

Making A Successful Personal Injury Claim

Starting a personal injury claim can seem like a difficult process. In reality, if you choose a good personal injury solicitor to handle your claim the process will run smoothly. There are, however, some things that you can do to help your claim be successful. Keep a detailed record of how the accident happened. When(…)

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Unsecured Manhole Success

Unsecured Manhole Success

Mr B was on the first day of a new building site contract when he stepped onto a manhole cover which was not secure and his leg went down the hole causing an injury to his leg. As experts in dealing with claims that happen within the workplace we were able to identify the rules(…)

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Need A Second Opinion??

Need A Second Opinion??

Mrs S was at work. It was a training day and staff were moving around the premises from room to room taking part in training exercises. Her employer had provided refreshments including bottled water. As Mrs S was walking to her next venue she slipped and fell on water that had been spilled on the(…)

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Steering Unassistance

Steering Unassistance

On this particular day Mr W was allocated a different works van, which had been fitted with a steering wheel adaptation. It shouldn’t have been. The company does not allow them, but they knew it had been fitted. As the steering wheel turned the adaptation struck Mr W’s hand and dislocated his thumb. After we(…)

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Hot Oven = Ouch

Hot Oven = Ouch

Mr P works in a very busy professional kitchen. His employers provide his uniform which includes a long sleeved chef’s tunic. On this particular day however the uniform was changed to a short sleeved one. Part way through his shift Mr P was reminded in the most painful way why the tunics should be long(…)

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Cleaning Spray Carry On

Cleaning Spray Carry On

There is nothing wrong with fun in the workplace. It should be encouraged. There is also nothing wrong with a joke between colleagues, but, and at the risk of sounding like the (anti)fun police, as long as it is within reason, and sensible. Unfortunately, and as Mr N found out, sometimes a joke can go(…)

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Accident at Work

Mrs P was at work and working on the tills at her employers when she tripped over the wire on the floor which was attached to the hand held scanner. The wire was loose on the floor and was not secured causing a tripping hazard. As experts in dealing with claims that happen within the(…)

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