52 year old Mrs S contacted Oakwood Solicitors for legal advice after she broker her leg during a nasty fall at work: Oakwood have helped many clients who have made a leg break or fracture injury claim due to an accident at work so the expert personal injury claim team in Leeds got to work immediately.

 In Accidents At Work - Case Study

Mrs S from Halstead broke her leg when she slipped on ice whilst entering her place of work. The injury was not only painful but imposed significant restrictions on her daily activities. Compensation is awarded not only for any pain and suffering but also for loss of earnings if the victim of an accident needs to take time off of work to recover from their injuries. In some cases an injury may prevent the victim from continuing with a chosen job forcing them to change their career path. In serious cases a victim may never fully recover from their injuries. All of these factors are taken into account when awarding compensation.

There are basic rules which must be followed to reduce the risk of slips either at work or in a public place. Failure to follow these rules can lead to an accident like Mrs S’s and the person responsible for the premises where the accident occurred will be liable for causing injury to another person. Basic housekeeping rules and using common sense particularly during the colder months when rain ice and snow increase the risk of slips and falls could end up saving an employer thousands of pounds in legal costs.

Slips trips and falls have resulted in countless claims for broken bones such as a leg fracture broken arm fractured coccyx to name but a few and have cost society millions of pounds; if you have suffered a fall at work or in a public place you can make a claim for compensation as long as you are not to blame for the accident and the specialist personal injury team at Oakwood in Leeds will welcome your call.

Employers of any size of organisation or company has got to by law arrange for a plan which identifies and tries to ameliorate all identified risks. A health and safety policy must be in place in every workplace taking into account the aforementioned risks. This policy should mention all the provisions which that company makes to protect their employees? health and safety.

This policy should be available for all employees to view and comment on at all times. The provisions which are mentioned in the health and safety policy document should all be able to be seen by employees.

If you have suffered any injury a leg fracture or broken arm or basically any injury that was caused by an accident at work that wasn?t your fault regardless of how serious your injury is you are entitled to make a compensation claim so why not put yourself in the hands of the professionals at Oakwood Solicitors in Leeds call them today on:0844 499 9302.

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