For some reason it seems like the news has just been positively thick with stories about objects and even people falling from height and causing trouble lately.
It’s been another bad week for both manufacturing workers and their employers, as two instances of personal injury at work bring massive fines and legal fees to bear on two different companies.
One stonemason is looking for in excess of £200,000 in personal injury compensation after he was severely injured in an accident at work, it was recently reported.
An accident at work has left one joiner paralysed and the parish council he had been working for with both a serious fine and the responsibility to pay the injured man personal injury compensation, it was recently reported.
The Health and Safety Executive is often involved in personal injury compensation cases against employers who may have erred in keeping their workers safe, such as a recent incident involving the receptionist of a dental practice located in Yorkshire falling through the building’s skylight and suffering serious harm.