Oakwood Solicitors helped Miss S from Keighley make a shoulder injury at work claim for compensation; thanks to the experts here in London Miss S was awarded £2400.00 in compensation.

 In Accidents At Work - Case Study

Miss S 30 was at work in a supermarket when she had her accident. Miss S had been moving a cage of milk in the superstore chillers. The wheels on the cage jammed and the cage collapsed onto Miss S pinning her to the ground.

As a result of this unfortunate accident at work Miss S suffered soft tissue injuries to her neck back shoulders and legs. Oakwood Solicitors were able to hell Miss S claim £2400.00 in compensation after her accident at work.

Employees can be seriously injured by way of faulty equipment which they have been given or by using defective equipment which then causes an accident. These accidents then have penalties from the employer needing to replace or re-train the member of staff who was injured to possibly paying out for rehabilitation and compensation for financial losses which the employee has suffered due to the accident.

Employers may also have to undergo an investigation and face the closure of their firm if serious negligence has resulted in a near-fatal accident on their premises. These are extreme consequences which employers rarely consider but checking equipment can prevent a great deal of heartache further down the line.

You should seek legal advice immediately if you think you have a valid shoulder injury at work claim; Oakwood Solicitors in London can handle most types of claim so let us do the hard work for you.

Oakwood Solicitors use a dedicated and professional approach towards getting your claim settled as quickly as possible. We want you to get the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.

All employers? duty of care to their employees means they have to provide competent staff a safe working environment the correct equipment and a safe system of work.

Section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 permits Approved Codes of Practice which explains different practises acceptable for different working environments. The Approved Codes of Practice can be used as an indication for the courts as to whether the actions of the employer were safe.

An employer can only escape liability if they can prove that they have exercised reasonable care. Anyone who is unsure if they are entitled to make a claim for compensation can speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor at Oakwood. Anyone can read the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 which is a major piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United Kingdom. The full text is available on the UK legislation website and can be downloaded free of charge.

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 imposes general duties for health and safety on employers employees and others such as landlords manufacturers suppliers and designers.

If you want to make a shoulder injury at work claim for compensation or need advice following an accident at work call Oakwood Solicitors in London on 0844 499 9302.

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