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3rd August 2016

Roofer wins compensation after serious drill accident

A workman has secured a settlement after suffering injuries caused as a result of faulty equipment.

The claimant was working at height drilling out old rivets in a roof in order to replace the stop ends inside. He was using a timber bench while on the roof, however it was too short to span the area in which he was working. As he progressed in his work, the bench tipped and he fell forward.

Though he was caught by his harness, the drill he had been using fell into his mouth causing injuries to his lips, teeth and nose. He sought immediate medical attention and required a number of medical tests to assess the extent of his injuries.

After contacting our specialist accident at work solicitors he was awarded compensation for his injuries.

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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