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Home > News > University caretaker secures compensation after slip at work

23rd April 2014

University caretaker secures compensation after slip at work

A university caretaker, who was injured after a slip at work, contacted our specialist personal injury lawyers to investigate a compensation claim.

Our client was moving boxes from a lift and loading them into a nearby van through a set of double doors. As he was carrying one of the boxes through a door, he slipped on some plastic sheets which had been left on the floor.

Twisted knee

As our client was falling to the ground, he twisted his right knee causing painful ligament damage which took 18 months to fully recover.

On account of the accident, our client was unable to work for 15 weeks during which time he lost earnings. Moreover, when he returned to work, he could only do so on light duties for a period of eight weeks.

Our client’s employer quickly admitted breaching its health and safety obligations in failing to provide a safe working environment, and with the help of our specialist personal lawyers, he received full compensation.

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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