Company prosecuted for injuring worker.

The Health and Safety Executive have recently prosecuted a company as a result of an incident in which a worker sustained injury when his arm got trapped in a machine. Details of the incident can be found on the HSE’s website: Company fined £200,000 after worker fractures arm | HSE Media Centre

Speaking about the decision, Paul Currie, Director and Head of Personal Injury commented:

This was a distressing incident which caused significant injuries to a young worker and highlights the importance of companies abiding by relevant health and safety legislation. Injuries such as these can be debilitating and cause lifelong problems and losses to the individual affected.

When seeking compensation following an accident at work it is vital to ensure you have a lawyer experienced in handling accidents at work and personal injury claims. This will ensure you get the best compensation for the injuries and losses suffered.”

At Liverpool Legal we have highly experienced, friendly and qualified lawyers dealing with claims for those who unfortunately suffer injuries in accidents at work who would be happy to speak to you on a no win no fee basis to see if you are eligible to bring a claim.

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Paul is the head of our personal injury department. He has lived on the Wirral virtually all his life and worked in Liverpool for 15 years. In addition to management work, he acts for clients who have suffered serious or catastrophic injuries, understanding the complex and sensitive issues surrounding such difficult times in people’s lives. Paul is experienced at arranging rehabilitation where appropriate with the aim of improving the quality of life of those suffering serious injuries following accidents. Paul acts for clients who have suffered illnesses or diseases as a result of their work. Paul has extensive experience in bringing claims for compensation for victims suffering from asbestos related illness including asbestosis and mesothelioma of the utmost severity. Paul is dedicated to dealing with asbestos claims in a swift, thorough and compassionate manner to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients. Paul also deals with claims for clients who have suffered from other industrial diseases including respiratory conditions, vibration white finger, noise induced hearing loss, dermatitis and repetitive strain injuries.