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Defective equipment personal injury compensation claims. 

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The maximum financial compensation in your accident at work claim 
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What are defective equipment injury claims? 

Regardless of the industry you work in, and the equipment that you use as part of your job role, if you have been injured as a result of defective equipment in the workplace, then you could be eligible for financial compensation through a no win no fee defective equipment injury claim with our no win no fee accident at work solicitors
 
Whether it’s construction equipment, manufacturing equipment, or any other type of machinery, your employer has a duty of care to ensure that proper maintenance and safety procedures are followed in order to prevent defective equipment injuries. This could be inadequate maintenance of equipment, a failure to carry out safety checks, missing safety guards or covers on equipment, inadequate training of employees, and a failure to provide PPE for those jobs that involve using dangerous equipment. 
 
If you have been injured at work, in an accident at work in any way, then do not hesitate to contact our no win no fee accident at work solicitors online here and speak to a no win no fee solicitor about how we can help you within one working hour. 

Can I claim for personal injury as a result of defective equipment at work? 

Your employer is legally obliged to ensure that all work equipment supplied to its employees, whether brand new, or old, is working correctly.  
The liability upon your employer is what is known as ‘strict’ liability, so if it can be shown that the defective equipment caused you to be injured, then you are entitled to make claim personal injury compensation from your employer’s public liability insurance.  
 
Essentially, everything your employer supplies for you at work, or can be found in your work environment, is classed as equipment. For example, even a broken chair in an office is classed as defective equipment. As the liability upon your employer is strict, regardless of whether or not the equipment had a full maintenance record, you may well have a strong case for personal injury compensation. 

What type of injuries are caused by defective equipment? 

The types of injury caused by defective equipment are as varied as the equipment that causes the personal injury. MG Legal’s personal injury solicitors have won thousands of defective equipment personal injury claims against employers. Some of the most common injuries are listed below. 
 
 
 
Whiplash 
 
• Dislocation injuries 
 
• Respiratory illness 
 
 
 
• Frostbite 
 
• Blindness 
 
 
 
If you have suffered a personal injury as a result of defective work equipment, and someone else was to blame, then contact MG Legal’s team of expert personal injury solicitors for an informal discussion, and we will walk you through the process of making a no win no fee claim for compensation. Our personal injury solicitors are experts in their field, and have successfully settled more than 99% of all Defective Equipment Persona Injury Compensation Claims, on a no win no fee basis. 
Our straight-forward no win no fee claims process: 
Free, no obligation consultation 
MG Legal's specialist solicitors offer a free, no obligation consultation to all potential clients. 
Start your no win no fee claim 
 
We accept all claims on a no win no fee basis, and will begin building your claim the same day. 
Hassle-free claims process 
 
Your designated solicitor will be in regular contact, and keep you updated throughout the claims process. 
Maximum compensation awards 
Our team go above and beyond to achieve the maximum financial comepnsation for our clients. 

Mechanic injured after defective equipment accident at work: 

In the accident at work, the employee was cutting through a disc brake on a car using an electric saw, which was a job and a piece of equipment that he had used many times before. While he was using the electric saw, the blade snapped and large pieces of sharp metal from the broken blade flew back into the mechanic’s 
face, throwing him backwards at the same time. The injured employee was rushed to hospital and had stitches and the wound was glued, but it was impossible to hide the two deep lacerations that were left on the employee’s forehead. 
 
These injuries and the associated pain led to headaches, pain and dizziness, and after attempting to go back to work after 10 days, he was then signed off for a further four weeks by his doctor. 
 
In an accident at work like this caused by defective work equipment, all of these factors play a part in the claim and its value. When you choose to make a no win no fee accident at work claim with our specialist solicitors, your claim will be made up of two compensation amounts, general damages and special damages. The first of these values, general damages, is compensation for the pain and suffering associated with your injuries. The other compensation amount, known as special damages, is calculated on an individual basis, and accounts for money for any time spent off work, medication costs, travel costs, and any other expenses associated with your defective equipment accident at work. 
 
To speak to a no win no fee accident at work solicitor about making an accident at work claim for defective equipment injuries, get in touch with us online here and speak to a no win no fee solicitor within one working hour on a free, no-obligation basis. 

How long do I have to make an accident at work claim? 

Subject to the Limitation Act 1980, if you have been injured as a result of defective work equipment, you have three years to pursue a claim for personal injury. There are exceptions for those under 18 years old at time of the injury, in that minors have three years from their 18th birthday within which to make a personal injury claim.  

Why choose MG Legal for my defective equipment accident at work compensation claim? 

MG Legal’s helpful team of accident at work solicitors are experts at what they do. When you make the decision to instruct MG Legal on your claim for injury financial compensation, you will be appointed a designated solicitor to handle your accident at work defective equipment claim. 
 
Our team of accident at work solicitors have settled many thousands of personal injury claims, including defective equipment claims, and are always available at the end of the phone throughout the entire process, should you wish to discuss your claim or ask any questions. See some of our client reviews, here, for more information on our specialist team and how they can help you today with your claim for accident at work compensation. 

How much compensation will I receive if I am injured as a result of defective equipment? 

The amount of compensation you will receive all depends on how you were injured, and how the injuries have affected your life. Every one of MG Legal’s clients are different, the injuries the sustain vary, as do the effects on their lives. MG Legal’s expert team of personal injury solicitors value all personal injury claims with reference to the 15th edition of the Judicial Studies Board Guidelines, and then research every client’s individual circumstances, so they receive the maximum personal injury compensation they deserve. 
 
For an estimation of the expected amount of financial compensation for different inuries alone, not taking into consideration any other damages, see the table below: 
Injury type: 
Estimated compensation: 
Neck injuries- soft tissue injuries (whiplash) where a full recovery takes place between three months and a year 
£2,300 to £4,080 
Neck injuries- soft tissue injuries (whiplash) where a full recovery takes place within three months 
Up to £2,300 
Severe back injuries- with damage to the spinal chord and nerve roots 
£151,070 
Moderate back injuries- such as a compression fracture 
£36,390 
Significant scarring- where the worst effects have been reduced by plastic surgery leaving some cosmetic disability 
£8,550 to £28,240 
Less significant scarring- all but one scar easily hidden or camouflaged 
£3,710 to £12,900 
Elbow fracture- a simple fracture to the elbow 
Up to £11,820 
Leg fracture- simple fractures to a femur with no damage to the articular surfaces 
£8,550 to £13,210 
Arm fracture- where there is a serious fracture of one or both forearms and significant disability as a result 
£36,770 to £56,180 
Arm fracture- a simple fracture of the forearm 
£6,190 to £18,020 
Ankle fracture- a simple and undisplaced fractured ankle, varying on the likelihood of a full recovery 
Up to £12,900 
Foot fracture- simple metatarsal fractures 
Up to £12,900 
Toe fracture- a simple fractured toe 
Up to £9,010 
No Win No Fee Accident at Work Claims Across England and Wales: 
No matter where you are injured across England and Wales, MG Legal's Accident at Work Solicitors are here to help you to achieve the financial compensation that you deserve. 
 
For a free, no-obligation consultation with a personal injury solicitor, contact us online here. Or give us a call on 01772 783314 
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