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Home > News > Food worker compensated after injury at work

5th December 2014

Food worker compensated after injury at work

An employee of a food processing factory has successfully pursued a compensation claim after she was injured in an accident at work.

Our client would receive frozen fish and was responsible for cutting them. The factory send frozen fish to make the job of preparing them easier and safer.

Permanent deformity

However, when our client was cutting into one fish, her knife slipped and dragged her thumb inside, slicing off the tip. She had to take a week off work as a result of the accident and it is expected that the deformity to her thumb will be permanent.

Following the accident, she contacted our specialist personal injury solicitors who investigated a compensation claim. Our specialists found that the fish our client had been attempting to cut had already started to defrost, making it dangerous to cut into. The factory admitted liability straight away and compensation was secured for 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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