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Work accident compensation lawyers

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Phil Kyte - Accident compensation solicitor

Work accident compensation solicitor - Leeds

Compensation claims involving accidents at work have become Phil’s specialist area. He has a solid knowledge and understanding of all types of personal injury compensation claims. His experience in the many types of accidents that can occur in the workplace have given him a detailed knowledge of the circumstances surrounding breaches of the many regulations that apply to the protection of employees in the workplace.

Based at our Leeds office, Phil takes great care to listen to the concerns of the client, keeps them informed of what is happening throughout the claim process, and receives many expressions of gratitude from grateful clients.

Phil has handled accident at work compensation claims for workers injured in all types of environments, such as offices, factories, construction sites and shops and retail stores. His professionalism and attention to detail will ensure that you receive the just compensation to which you and your family are entitled.

Phil is a member of APIL (The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers)

Successful work accident compensation claims

Here is just a small sample of the successful accident at work compensation claims which Phil has been involved in

Work accident compensation claim – Forklift truck injury

Working in a busy industrial environment, our client was always careful to wear his high visibility jacket, hard hat and safety boots as he made his way across the yards where forklift trucks were operating. On the day of his accident at work, he was crossing the yard when he was struck by a forklift truck engaged in unloading cargo from a wagon.

In addition to his being hit, when he fell to the ground, the driver of the truck then ran over him, causing extensive internal injuries as well as damage to his leg. As a result of this accident at work, our client had to undergo several operations and suffered permanent damage to internal organs, which have left him with on-going health problems.

Phil brought this claim for accident at work compensation on the grounds that our client’s employer had breached several regulations. In particular, they had breached Regulation 17 of the Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992 by not ensuring that the workplace was organised so that employees could navigate the site safely.

Phil entered into extensive correspondence and detailed negotiations and was eventually able to secure over £100,000 in accident at work compensation for his client.

Work accident compensation claim– Failure to carry out risk assessments

Despite 2 separate workstation assessments that identified that alternative seating should be provided for our client, no action was taken. She was forced to continue sitting on a stool that had no back, lift the chairs when they needed to be moved (due to lack of castors) and continually twist and turn to access files due to insufficient workspace.

Despite complaints to her supervisor and the Occupational Health representative, still no action was taken, and she subsequently developed lower back pain and sciatica.

The defendant refused to negotiate a settlement and Phil was forced to issue court proceedings. However, before the date of the trial, he was able to negotiate an acceptable settlement in accident at work compensation that our client accepted.

Work accident compensation claim– manual handling injury

This client sustained a manual handling injury to his hand when helping to lift a heavy item by using a forklift truck. The object had to be lifted several feet off the ground and manoeuvred into a skip by our client. As he tried to move the item across, the forklift truck operator moved the forks, trapping his hand between them and the skip.

Several of our client’s fingers were crushed in this accident at work, and they required surgery to correct fractures. He has been left with some scarring, deformity and limited use, particularly his grip that is weaker. They remain painful, particularly when cold and frequently become swollen.

Phil brought this case on the grounds of breaches of the Workplace Regulations in that they had failed to provide a safe working environment for our client. They had also breached the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations in not providing adequate training to his client regarding the use of equipment such as forklift trucks.

Phil was able to secure for his client over £6,000 in accident at work compensation, although he was forced to issue court proceedings before they would negotiate an acceptable settlement.

Comments from accident compensation clients

Just a few examples of the thanks expressed by grateful clients for whom Phil has successfully fought for compensation.

"Delighted with care and the outcome of the case. I was kept informed all the way and my solicitor was reliable, considerate and above all he listened to me. He always returned calls promptly when he was not available to speak to".
Mrs H Stubley – injured at work, received slipping accident compensation

"We would like to thank Mr Phil Kyte for his very professional manner in which he conducted our case. He kept us informed by letter, phone and verbally of every stage of our proceedings. Once again Thank you".
Recipient of £9,000 in accident compensation following tripping accident at work

"I was very pleased with the advice and help I received while bringing my case. My Solicitor kept me informed of its progress every step of the way and worked hard to get me the excellent result I achieved. I cannot find words enough to thank him and his staff who were all very kind and sympathetic in there dealings with me and who gave me excellent service".
Recipient of accident compensation after being assaulted at work

"I would definitely recommend your firm. I had excellent, personal service from Mr Phil Kyke. I felt reassured and confident in the service I was given".
Worker who suffered injury through failure to implement health & safety recommendations, received accident compensation

"I am very impressed with the expedient and successful settlement of my case. I did not expect start to finish in only 8 months. Please pass on my thanks and appreciations to Mr. Phil Kyte for his professional service".
Recipient of almost £25,000 in work accident compensation

"Your solicitor Mr Phil Kyte has been absolutely excellent in the handling of my case and brought about a great result. Thank you".
Recipient of work accident compensation after falling from a height

"I would recommend … they are experienced & confident & helped me gain my compensation claim within, three years, & in turn help me look forward to my future. I have been very pleased with the service that I have received".
Recipient of over £100,000 in work accident compensation

"I was very pleased with the service I received from Phil Kyte. He always was very respectful and helpful on the occasions we met. I have no complaint at all".
Manual handling accident victim, received work accident compensation

"Efficient service. Kept us informed of developments very pleased with the service".
Recipient of accident compensation for injuries caused by exposure to chemicals

"Phil Kyte was my case solicitor of which he won for me. I was very impressed with how professional he was. He kept me up to date from day one with phone calls and e-mails and letters. I am very impressed with how fast from start to finish my case took. Without the help and professionalism of Phil Kyte I would have thrown the towel in long ago he is without doubt a credit to your solicitors I can't thank him enough".
Carl Loder, recipient of accident compensation for back injury at work

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