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(…)
Mr B had an accident at work when he was out doing some deliveries for his employers. The lorry which Mr B was driving had to be unloaded and as he pulled back the side curtain one of the side posts fell off and hit Mr B on his hard hat knocking this off and(…)
Mr D was at work and part of his job involved driving a vehicle with a trailer and when he had to use the trailer he would have to use the ladders fixed to the trailer to get in and out of the trailer. The bolt holding the ladders in place had previously broken and(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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(…)
Mr S on the day of his accident was trying to uncoil metal wires that had got jammed in a machine at work and as he did this one of the metal wires snapped and went through his hand. Mr S’s employers did not provide any protective gloves to stop him from being injured. As(…)
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(…)
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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