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Working at height news stories - 2009

Many of our clients have suffered injury as a result of an accidents involving working at height. Clear Answers has successfully represented them in securing work accident compensation for their injuries. Below is just a small sample of these types of compensation claims. Visit our personal injury news section for news on all types of personal injury compensation claims, or click on the link below each item to view more details.,

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Fatal accident compensation for widow

Our client’s husband was an overhead line worker. He suffered a serious accident at work when the basket in which he and 2 colleagues were travelling, detached itself and they fell from a height of approximately 20 feet onto the ground below. He was taken to hospital and underwent detailed examination, including x-ray and CT scan, but tragically died 3 weeks later.

His widow asked for our fatal injury compensation claim advice and went on to ask us to represent her in bringing a claim for accident compensation for the loss of her husband, on behalf of herself and his estate.
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Accident at work compensation after fall from height

Our client suffered multiple fractures affecting both arms and both legs when he fell from a height of over 15 feet onto a concrete floor. He had been carrying out a maintenance repair when the improvised platform that he had been provided with, slipped and fell to the floor below.

Our specialist accident at work lawyer brought this compensation claim on the grounds that several regulations had been breached in allowing our client to work in this manner.
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Serious head and brain injury caused by falling equipment

Our client was working on a mobile platform when a heavy piece of equipment fell from above, striking him forcefully on the head. There was no warning and he had no chance to avoid the object as it fell.

The blow caused a severe head injury and he suffered extensive brain injury. This serious accident at work has left him with ongoing conditions, including epilepsy, deafness, a poor sense of balance, and other cognitive problems.

Our specialist serious injury lawyers were able to secure a substantial sum in work accident compensation. The sum reflects the extent of his injuries and the loss of income for the rest of his working life.
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Compensation claims for accidents involving working at height

Telephone us now for expert legal advice on 0800 783 9019 or complete one of our online compensation claim forms.

Please visit our section on information and advice for more details on making a personal injury compensation claim, or our gathering information and evidence for details on what to do if you are involved in an accident.

Clear Answers' solicitors will be happy to provide you with expert legal advice, and our specialist personal injury lawyers will talk you through the claims process in plain English. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding your claim

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