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Category Archives: Factory and Warehouse Accidents

Nearly 150 people died in accidents at work

Nearly 150 people died in accidents at work Provisional figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that 147 people died in accidents at work in 2018/19. The finalised figures will be published later this year. Construction and Agriculture account for largest number of fatal deaths at work The provisional figures show that there…
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Crush injury at work leads to amputation

Crush injury at work leads to amputation A man has suffered a crush injury at work which has resulted in a leg amputation. The man was working at a site in London where a commercial staircase was being installed by Leyton Group Construction Ltd. A section of the staircase weighing 1.7 tonnes was being lifted…
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Crush injury at work in West Sussex

A West Sussex company has been prosecuted after employee suffers a crush injury at work. Thakeham Tiles Ltd was sentenced in Brighton Magistrates Court after an employee’s hand became crushed by an unguarded machine. The employee was experienced and was making concrete screen wall blocks. His hand was crushed when it became trapped. The injury…
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Personal Injury Claims – What can you claim for?

Personal Injury Claims – What can you claim for? It is important to be aware of the fact that you or your loved one may be able to claim for personal injuries sustained in an accident that were caused by somebody else’s fault. It is absolutely vital to bring such claim within three years of…
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Personal injury claim successful despite defendant lies

Vicki Wright makes a successful personal injury claim despite the defendant’s lies. Red rag to a bull Nothing makes our clients more cross than when they are faced with lies after they are injured. What the other side fails to consider is how much our clients want honesty. Lying about events, or blaming our client,…
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Ignored and blamed for toe amputation in Accident at work

Ignoring and blaming our client for accident at work gets Vicki Wright fighting back. Foot crushed and toe amputation.  Our client’s foot was crushed when his colleague’s pump truck collided with the pump truck we has stepping onto and therefore crushing his foot between the two pump trucks. The crush injury in this accident at…
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Factory accident leaves worker with leg injuries

An employee at a Caerphilly factory was left with leg injuries when a reversing forklift truck hit him in a factory accident. Michael Jones from Abercarn was inspecting production in an area at the cardboard factory when the accident occurred in April 2011. Mr Jones was stuck by the reversing forklift truck whilst it was…
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Firm prosecuted for fingers amputated in accident at work

A teenage apprentice had for fingers amputated on a poorly guarded tube-expanding machine. The 18 year old, had been working for an engineering firm in Aldridge, near Walsall for only 5 weeks when the incident occurred in February this year. Whilst lining up tubes for a permanent employee, his left hand became trapped in the…
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Southampton worker suffers crush injuries

A Romsey brick-making company has been prosecuted after one of its employees suffered serious crush injuries when his leg became trapped in a poorly guarded machine. Mr Nikoloz Demerashvili was in hospital for 3 weeks with multiple fractures to his leg after the incident in October 2011. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigation found…
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