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Heavy Lifting at Work Causes Back Injury

13 September 2010

Our client was required to lift heavy sacks of paper to be recycled whilst at work.  Often the weight of the packages was not indicated, and on one occasion our client suffered a back injury.A medical expert confirmed that due to the accident, our client was absent from work for two months and suffered six months pain.  After hearing these observations, the defendants made an offer of £2,250 to settle the health and safety claim which was accepted.