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Home > News > Man receives compensation after being injured in unsafe workplace

2nd September 2014

Man receives compensation after being injured in unsafe workplace

A sales assistant at a DIY store who was injured at work pursued, and won, a personal injury compensation claim with support from our specialist lawyers.

Our client was re-stocking shelves with heavy duty goods during his night shift. The stock fell from the shelves because the metal beam which had been installed to hold the goods in place had not been secured properly.

6 months of physiotherapy and unable to work

As a result of the accident, our client suffered several fractures to his right foot as well as extensive bruising and other soft tissue injuries. He was fitted with with a cast upon arrival at A&E and he later underwent multiple check-ups and a 6-month course of physiotherapy.

Initially, his employer accepted primary liability but alleged that our client had been partly responsible for his injuries. Our lawyers rejected this claim and the offer that came with it outright. The employer finally conceded and offered full compensation without deductions of any kind to our client.

Making a claim for accident at work compensation

Clear Answers’ specialist personal injury lawyers are waiting to provide you with expert legal advice. We specialise in all types of personal injury compensation claims, particularly accidents at work.

If you or a family member has suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own, please ring us on 0800 783 9019 and speak to one of our advisers. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and to talk you through the claims process in plain English.

Alternatively, please complete one of our online compensation claim forms and a representative will contact you as quickly as possible.

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