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03 September 2012
In this Employers Liability compensation case, Personal Injury Solicitor Brendan Lowe successfully represented an employee who was injured in a slip and fall accident.
Our client was working on machine number 7, a guide machine. He had been working in the extractor-well and needed to get back onto the operating panel on the main platform. As he stepped onto the main platform, his left leg slid from underneath him causing him to fall forwards and fracture his wrist.
The non-slip grip had worn away from the metal service causing it to be smooth and slippery.
Our client states that he regularly gets wet in the area that he works and as such when he stepped onto the platform a slipping hazard was created.
Liability was admitted by the defendants and we negotiated a compensation settlement in the amount of £5,950 for our client.
Following this accident, the grip was re-welded and the area is now safe for other user workers.
Brendan Lowe is a Personal Injury Solicitor specialising in Health & Saftey at Work claims at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Sheffield.
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