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Waste management accident claim solicitors. 

The UK’s waste management industry has a total annual turnover of £9 billion. There are 70,000 people employed in the sector, and despite making up only 0.4% of the UK workforce, the waste management industry is responsible for a huge amount of accident at work injuries and fatal accidents at work. 
 
Dealing predominantly with domestic waste and industrial waste from commercial sectors, employees in the waste management industry dispose of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste, with serious personal injury to employees in this sector occurring on a regular basis. 
 
If you work in the waste management industry, and have suffered from a personal injury whilst carrying out your job, Contact MG Legal's injury at work solicitors for honest, clear advice on how we can help you to pursue a claim for work-related personal injury compensation, on a No Win No Fee basis. 
 
Get in touch today to start your claim for personal injury compensation 
MG Legal accept all Personal Injury Compensation claims on a "No Win, No Fee" basis and have a success rate of over 99% 
 

 MG Legal’s expert personal injury solicitors in Preston have a success rate in excess of 99%, and settle many thousands of personal injury claims every year. Click below to learn more about our team, and why they are the right solicitors for you.  

Job roles at risk of personal injury within the waste management sector: 

The risks in the waste management sector includes the following job roles: 
 
Street cleaners 
Refuse collection, such as bin men 
Employees at recycling plants 
Waste disposal site workers 

What are the common causes of waste management accidents resulting in injury? 

The risks posed to employees depends on the nature of the waste, the working process, and the organisation and cleanliness of the waste management site where the employee is employed. 
 
Common Injuries to employees in the waste management industry include: 
 
Repetitive Strain Injury 
Vibration White Finger- from driving work vehicles and work equipment 
Burns and poisoning from chemical substances and harmful biological agents 
Injuries from defective machinery, such as cuts, loss of limbs, burns, lacerations, and bruising. 

What to do if you are injured working in waste management? 

If you have been injured in an accident at work while working in waste management, then there are a number of steps that you should take to prevent the accident from happening again, and to set you up in the best position to make an accident at work personal injury claim with a specialist accident at work solicitors. 
 
For a full overview of this process, see here. 

How much is my accident at work claim for being injured in waste management worth? 

As with all personal injury claims, every single accident at work claim for is different, and every type of injury is different. 
 
The team at MG Legal have settled compensation claims for clients working in the waste management industry that have suffered from a fractured arm that was crushed by machinery, a slipped disk from lifting heavy objects, or a chemical burns. Every claim is different, and your claim will vary depending on the severity of the specific injuries. What we do promise you, is that when you instruct MG Legal's No Win No Fee injury solicitors, you will receive the most compensation possible.  
 
Your claim for financial compensation will also be broken down into numerous different segments, known as general damages and special damages, see a full overview of these damages, here. 
 
In terms of the injury alone, and the pain and suffering that it has caused, MG Legal’s specialist accident at work solicitors have put together the following table outlining how much your injury could be worth. 
Injury description: 
Estimated compensation amount: 
Back injuries- cases of disc lesions or fractures of discs or of vertebral bodies or soft tissue injuries leading to chronic conditions where, despite treatment, there remains disabilities such as continued pain and discomfort 
£36,390.00 to £65,440.00 
Back injuries- many frequently encountered injuries to the back such as disturbance of ligaments and muscles giving rise to backache, soft tissue injuries resulting in prolonged acceleration and/or exacerbation of pre-existing back condition, usually by five years of more or prolapsed discs necessitating laminectomy or resulting in repeated relapses 
£11,730.00 to £26,050.00 
Back injuries- less serious strains, sprains, prolapses, soft tissue or fracture injuries where a full recovery or recovery to nuisance level takes place without surgery within about two to five years 
£7,410.00 to £11,730.00 
Neck injuries- soft tissue injuries (whiplash) where a full recovery takes place within one to two years 
£4,080 to £7,410 
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 
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 
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 
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 
Very severe scarring- in younger claimants where the cosmetic effect is very disfiguring and the psycholigical reaction severe 
£27,940 to £91,350 
Less severe scarring- where the disfigurement is still substantial and there is a significant psychological reaction  
£16,860 to £45,440 
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 
Trivial scarring- where the effect is minor  
£1,600 to £3,310 
To learn more specifically about how much your waste management accident at work claim is worth, then get in touch with our specialist accident at work solicitors toads for a no-obligation discussion of your potential case. 

How can MG Legal help with my waste management accident at work claim? 

If you’re planning on making a waste management accident at work claim for financial compensation, no matter what your injuries are, the first step to do so is to get in touch with a specialist accident at work solicitor. 
 
Our friendly team at MG Legal have been working in accident at work claims for over 30 years, and have built up a success rate of over 99%. Because of this success rate, we accept all of our cases on a NO WIN NO FEE basis, ensuring no financial risk to our clients. 
 
Simply get in touch with our team online, here, and have a no-obligation chat with one of our specialist solicitors about your potential case. 
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