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Home > Personal Injury > Accidents at Work > Injuries at Work > Injury at work news stories > 2011

Injury at work news stories - 2011

Below are a selection of injury at work compensation claims that we have fought, as well as related news stories. Clear Answers injury at work solicitors deal with a large number of accident cases each year.

To view the full story click on the links beneath the description. Alternatively you can visit our Personal Injury News Section to view these stories and other successful personal injury compensation claims that Clear Answers solicitors have been involved in.

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Employee left unable to work following a knee injury in an accident at work

A construction worker, our client suffered a very serious knee injury whilst working on a client site on behalf of his employer. His injury was so severe that it has left him unable to continue working in any type of manual employment, including his previous work. His knee injury means that he has been registered disabled and he has been advised that he is unlikely to work again.
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Work accident compensation for shoulder injury

We represented a client who suffered a shoulder injury because of his employer’s failure to provide adequate training or equipment to avoid a manual handling injury.

Our specialist work accident compensation lawyers secured over £5,000 in manual handling compensation for this client. His employer refused to accept liability for his injury and we were forced to issue court proceedings. After strong negotiation however, settlement was achieved before the date of the trial.
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Accident at work causes ankle injury

A worker employed by the Council on highways involving road repair and maintenance, suffered injury in a work related incident makes compensation claim. The Claimant suffered an ankle injury that caused him to be off work for a number of weeks.

Our specialist work accident lawyers were able to secure over £2,000 in work accident compensation The Claimant received 100% of his compensation and the claim was dealt with, with no cost to him.
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Serious burns injuries following explosive accident at work

Our client in this claim for work accident compensation was injured when equipment on which he was working, suddenly exploded, covering him with the burning contents and steam.

With no training provided in how to carry out this particular task, he was asked to assist in what was an extremely dangerous task, the risk compounded by the fact that he was not provided with any protective clothing.

Our specialist work accident compensation lawyers were able to secure substantial compensation for his very serious burn injuries, which have proved to be life changing for our client.
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Work accident compensation for manual worker

A manual worker, our client in this work accident compensation claim suffered a serious neck injury when his employer ignored complaints that temporary changes to the workplace were causing him difficulties in carrying out his daily duties.

Our specialist work accident compensation lawyers negotiated fiercely and secured a substantial sum in accident compensation following his work-related injury that resulted in the need for him to make significant life-changing decisions.
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HSE report on prosecutions following accidents at work in Great Britain

In the last three months of 2010 many companies or individuals were prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for breaches of workplace regulations, and 101 of them were found guilty and fined.

Many of these successful prosecutions involved accidents at work and many resulted in injuries to maintenance workers, or workers injured due to faulty maintenance work.
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Work accident compensation for worker trapped under falling objects

Our specialist work accident lawyers were able to secure a substantial sum in work accident compensation for this client, who was only in his early forties when his life was drastically changed.

Although our client’s employer, the defendant in this compensation claim, admitted liability, their insurers refused to negotiate an acceptable sum in work accident compensation. After advising our client to reject two previous offers, our work accident lawyers were forced to issue court proceedings before the other side made an offer which was a true reflection of our client’s injuries and their affects, and which he accepted.
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Making a compensation claim for injuries at work

Have you or a member of your family suffered a personal injury at work through no fault of your own. If so contact Clear Answers accident at work solicitors on 0800 783 9019 and speak to one of our advisors or alternatively fill out an online compensation claim form. One of our representatives will contact you as soon as possible to discuss whether you have a valid personal injury compensation claim.

Clear Answers' solicitors will be happy to provide you with expert legal advice, and our specialist personal injury lawyers will talk you through the claims process in plain English. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your claim.

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