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24th March 2016

Fitness instructor fractures foot

A fitness instructor has been awarded compensation after an injury at work.

While putting away a table tennis table, the instructor, who had not been appropriately trained, became caught in the equipment when it started to fall, resulting in a steel bar falling onto his right foot causing a fracture, soft tissue damage, bruising and swelling.

Immediately after the injury, his colleague produced an ice pack and made sure he kept his foot elevated as he continued his shift on light duties. The swelling continued and he visited the hospital where he was diagnosed with a fracture. He took four days off work and returned on lighter duties for a further two weeks.

After contacting our specialist workplace injury solicitors, the instructor secured compensation for the injuries he had suffered as we found his employer should have provided special steel toe-capped footwear but had failed to do so.

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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