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Worker Injured in Ice Slip Awarded Five-Figure Settlement

02 June 2017

A five-figure settlement was paid to an employee who suffered painful injuries when they slipped on ice at work.

Slater and Gordon Lawyer: Julian Cason is an associate industrial disease solicitor at Slater and Gordon in Cardiff.

Settlement: Five-figure settlement.

What Happened: Our client slipped on white ice and hit her shoulder whilst at work. There were no warnings or notices about this danger provided by her employer.

Impact: As a result of the accident our client sustained an injury to her shoulder, as well as psychological symptoms. She was unable to return to work for a period of time and underwent physiotherapy treatment.

How Slater and Gordon Helped: We obtained supportive medical evidence which confirmed that the client had suffered an exacerbation to an underlying condition, in addition to a recognised psychological condition.

Decision: A five-figure settlement was achieved including a figure for loss of earnings and care and assistance provided by family.

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