Mr C called Oakwood Solicitors when broken glass injured his eye during an accident at work; Oakwood have dealt with cases like Mr C’s before where accidents have resulted in a facial injury or particularly an eye injury at work and the client has claimed for compensation in the UK.
Mr C from Bolton was 35 years old when his safety glasses broke at work and broken glass injured his eye. Safety glasses have to meet specific criteria in order to protect your eyesight and avoid any painful injuries like Mr C’s. 1974 CHAPTER 37 Health and safety act was: ?An Act to make further provision for securing the health safety and welfare of persons at work for protecting others against risks to health or safety in connection with the activities of persons at work for controlling the keeping and use and preventing the unlawful acquisition possession and use of dangerous substances and for controlling certain emissions into the atmosphere; to make further provision with respect to the employment medical advisory service; to amend the law relating to building regulations and the Building (Scotland) Act 1959; and for connected purposes.?
(1)The provisions of this Part shall have effect with a view to?
(a) Securing the health safety and welfare of persons at work;
(b) Protecting persons other than persons at work against risks to health or safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work;
(c)controlling the keeping and use of explosive or highly flammable or otherwise dangerous substances and generally preventing the unlawful acquisition possession and use of such substances
(d) Controlling the emission into the atmosphere of noxious or offensive substances from premises of any class prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph.
Mr C had followed the correct health and safety procedures and was not at fault for the accident or the resulting facial injury; Oakwood are experts at handling claims for accidents at work and they helped Mr C get compensation in the UK without asking him for any payment up front.
Oakwood accept genuine cases on a no win no fee basis and work hard to deliver the maximum compensation for their clients. Their clients like Mr C receive 100% of the compensation. Compensation is awarded for pain suffering and loss of amenity. Loss of amenity covers things such as not being able to continue a hobby continue a chosen career or carry out domestic tasks.
Special damages can include part of your claim for example lost wages travelling expenses (e.g. for attending medical appointments) prescriptions private medical treatment the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property (including your car) the cost of private care or the equivalent value of care given by family members. This part of your claim can run into £1000s if you have been unable to go to work.
If you have suffered a facial injury at work and think you may be entitled to claim compensation in the UK call Oakwood Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.