Work accident case examples

The latest data available in 2019 is the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) report on work accident data (2016/17). In this period, over 600,000 people in the UK were injured at work.

If you were injured at work as a result of your employer's actions or negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation.

With Quittance Legal Services, your work accident claim will be handled by a highly-experienced solicitor with an excellent track record of winning compensation for claimants who have been harmed as a result of their employer's negligence.

Latest work accident case study

Mr W awarded £80,000 for a catastrophic hand injury

Quittance panel solicitor Kevin walker secured £80,000 for Mr W, a construction worker, who was involved in an accident at work. Mr W was injured at work when he reversed an asphalt compact roller into a stationary digger, which was not in use but had a raised bucket.

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Untrained forklift driver receives 7,500 compensation

Latest work injury case studies. 7,500 compensation awarded for an ankle injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

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169k compensation awarded for contracting asbestosis

Latest work-related illness case studies. 169,000 compensation awarded for asbestosis sustained at work. Read more work-related illness claim case examples.

Read more - 169k compensation awarded for contracting asbestosis

13,500 awarded for fingers crushed at work

Latest work injury case studies. 13,500 compensation awarded for a finger injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 13,500 awarded for fingers crushed at work

100,000 award for inadequate procedure causes injury

Latest council injury case studies. 100,000 compensation awarded for a back injury resulting from local authority negligence. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 100,000 award for inadequate procedure causes injury

18,205 for spinal injuries from a fall on snow at work

Latest work injury case studies. 18,205 compensation awarded for a spinal injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 18,205 for spinal injuries from a fall on snow at work

1.9m awarded for leg lost in building site accident

Latest building site accident case studies. 1.9 Million compensation for an amputation injury from a building site accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 1.9m awarded for leg lost in building site accident

315k awarded for back pain from lifting accident

Latest work injury case studies. 315,000 compensation awarded for chronic pain sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 315k awarded for back pain from lifting accident

905,316 awarded for serious workplace arm injuries

Latest work injury case studies. 905,316 compensation awarded for complex regional pain syndrome sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 905,316 awarded for serious workplace arm injuries

75,000 compensation awarded to man for fractured ankle

Latest work injury case studies. 75,000 compensation awarded for an ankle injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 75,000 compensation awarded to man for fractured ankle

42,000 awarded for finger injuries from angle grinder

Latest work injury case studies. 42,000 compensation awarded for a finger injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 42,000 awarded for finger injuries from angle grinder

£6,000 compensation for PTSD from needlestick injury

Latest work injury case studies. £6,000 compensation awarded for multiple injuries sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - £6,000 compensation for PTSD from needlestick injury

2.1m compensation for catastrophic workplace injuries

Latest work injury case studies. 2.1 Million compensation awarded for a paraplegia injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 2.1m compensation for catastrophic workplace injuries

17,500.00 awarded for a fracture to the tibia and fibula

Latest work injury case studies. 17,500.00 compensation awarded for a leg injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 17,500.00 awarded for a fracture to the tibia and fibula

3,750 compensation for hand injury

Latest work injury case studies. 3,750 compensation awarded for a hand injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 3,750 compensation for hand injury

168,000 awarded for cancer from workplace chemicals

Latest work injury case studies. 168,000 compensation awarded for a bladder cancer sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 168,000 awarded for cancer from workplace chemicals

6,549 awarded to waitress with back injury

Latest work injury case studies. 6,549 compensation awarded for a back injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 6,549 awarded to waitress with back injury

12,750 awarded for work-related carpal tunnel syndrome

Latest work injury case studies. 12,750 compensation awarded for carpal tunnel syndrome sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 12,750 awarded for work-related carpal tunnel syndrome

201,832 awarded for exposure to asbestos fibres

Latest asbestos-related disease case studies. 201,832 compensation awarded for mesothelioma from asbestos exposure. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 201,832 awarded for exposure to asbestos fibres

172,500 compensation for amputation after a road accident

Latest work injury case studies. 172,500 compensation awarded for an amputation injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 172,500 compensation for amputation after a road accident

34,300 for permanent injury after fall from ladder

Latest work injury case studies. 34,300 compensation awarded for a foot injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 34,300 for permanent injury after fall from ladder

33,555 award for work-related head and joint pain

Latest work-related illness case studies. 33,555 compensation awarded for multiple injuries sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 33,555 award for work-related head and joint pain

6k compensation awarded for hernia from heavy lifting

Latest work injury case studies. 6,000 compensation awarded for hernia sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 6k compensation awarded for hernia from heavy lifting

35k compensation for penetrating left eye injury

Latest work injury case studies. 35,000 compensation awarded for an eye injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 35k compensation for penetrating left eye injury

62k awarded to 42 year old man hit by a falling object

Latest work injury case studies. 62,000 compensation awarded for a shoulder injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 62k awarded to 42 year old man hit by a falling object

4.5k awarded for conveyor belt crushed hand injury

Latest work injury case studies. 4.5,000 compensation awarded for a hand injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 4.5k awarded for conveyor belt crushed hand injury

22,500 awarded to man who sustained a finger injury

Latest work injury case studies. 22,500 compensation awarded for a finger injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 22,500 awarded to man who sustained a finger injury

20,000 compensation for engineer with cold injuries

Latest work injury case studies. 20,000 compensation awarded for a nerve injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 20,000 compensation for engineer with cold injuries

250k awarded to man hit by a forklift truck at work.

Latest work injury case studies. 250,000 compensation awarded for a back injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 250k awarded to man hit by a forklift truck at work.

8,000 compensation for man hurt in digger accident

Latest work injury case studies. 8,000 compensation awarded for a leg injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 8,000 compensation for man hurt in digger accident

132,276 award for defective machine hand injury

Latest work injury case studies. 132,276 compensation awarded for a hand injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 132,276 award for defective machine hand injury

22,000 awarded for an electric shock accident

Latest work injury case studies. 22,000 compensation awarded for an electric shock injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 22,000 awarded for an electric shock accident

214,000 awarded for knee injury in a factory accident

Latest work injury case studies. 214,000 compensation awarded for a knee injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 214,000 awarded for knee injury in a factory accident

52,000 for damage to senses after fall from height

Latest work injury case studies. 52,000 compensation awarded for a head injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 52,000 for damage to senses after fall from height

1,900 for injury due to inadequate protective equipment

Latest work injury case studies. 1,900 compensation awarded for a chemical burn injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 1,900 for injury due to inadequate protective equipment

235,000 awarded due to defective farm equipment

Latest farm injury case studies. 235,000 compensation awarded for a fatal accident sustained in a farming accident. Read more farm injury claim case examples.

Read more - 235,000 awarded due to defective farm equipment

2 Million awarded for a defective work equipment injury

Latest work injury case studies. 2 Million compensation awarded for a crush injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 2 Million awarded for a defective work equipment injury

14,000 awarded for hand arm vibration syndrome

Latest industrial disease case studies. 14,000 compensation awarded for HAVS sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.

Read more - 14,000 awarded for hand arm vibration syndrome

24,000 awarded to farm labourer for tractor accident

Latest farm injury case studies. 24,000 compensation awarded for a leg injury sustained in an accident. Read more farm injury claim case examples.

Read more - 24,000 awarded to farm labourer for tractor accident

8k awarded to man after log splitter accident at work

Latest work injury case studies. 8,000 compensation awarded for an eye injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 8k awarded to man after log splitter accident at work

14,000 compensation to man for warehouse accident

Latest work injury case studies. 14,000 compensation awarded for a hand injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 14,000 compensation to man for warehouse accident

14,000 awarded for injury from manual handling accident

Latest work injury case studies. 14,000 compensation awarded for a neck injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 14,000 awarded for injury from manual handling accident

33k compensation awarded to man trapped under a pallet

Latest work injury case studies. 33,000 compensation awarded for an internal organ injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 33k compensation awarded to man trapped under a pallet

6,000 compensation awarded to sheep farmer

Latest work injury case studies. 6,000 compensation awarded for a foot injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 6,000 compensation awarded to sheep farmer

146,000 awarded for injuries from toluene exposure

Latest industrial disease case studies. 146,000 compensation awarded for multiple injuries sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 146,000 awarded for injuries from toluene exposure

11,000 compensation for an upper body injury at work

Latest work injury case studies. 11,000 compensation awarded for a laceration injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 11,000 compensation for an upper body injury at work

4,000 awarded to man who suffered hand laceration

Latest public place accident case studies. 4,000 compensation for a hand injury sustained in a public place accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 4,000 awarded to man who suffered hand laceration

8k awarded to woman injured in an office lift

Latest work injury case studies. 8,000 compensation awarded for an arm injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 8k awarded to woman injured in an office lift

19k awarded to woman for asthma from air pollution

Latest work-related illness case studies. 19,000 compensation awarded for occupational asthma sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 19k awarded to woman for asthma from air pollution

17,693 compensation for person hit by falling boxes

Latest work injury case studies. 17,693 compensation awarded for a shoulder injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 17,693 compensation for person hit by falling boxes

19,000 compensation awarded for occupational asthma

Latest work-related illness case studies. 19,000 compensation awarded for occupational asthma sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 19,000 compensation awarded for occupational asthma

254,610 awarded for severe latex allergy

Latest work injury case studies. 254,610 compensation awarded for a latex allergy injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 254,610 awarded for severe latex allergy

850 awarded for smoke inhalation after a work fire

Latest work injury case studies. 850 compensation awarded for a smoke inhalation sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 850 awarded for smoke inhalation after a work fire

180k awarded for an industrial accident knee injury

Latest work injury case studies. 180,000 compensation awarded for a knee injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 180k awarded for an industrial accident knee injury

1.3 Million awarded to 20 workers for mercury poisoning

Latest industrial disease case studies. 1.3 Million compensation awarded for mercury poisoning sustained at work. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 1.3 Million awarded to 20 workers for mercury poisoning

5,000 awarded for lower back injuries

Latest work injury case studies. 5,000 compensation awarded for a back injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 5,000 awarded for lower back injuries

5,500 awarded for welding-related illness

Latest industrial disease case studies. 5,500 compensation awarded for a welding illness sustained at work. Read more industrial disease claim case examples.

Read more - 5,500 awarded for welding-related illness

1,719 awarded for a welding injury

Latest work injury case studies. 1,719 compensation awarded for an eye injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 1,719 awarded for a welding injury

19,000 awarded after a health and safety breach injury

Latest work injury case studies. 19,000 compensation awarded for a wrist injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 19,000 awarded after a health and safety breach injury

220,172 awarded for an ulnar neuropathy injury

Latest work injury case studies. 220,172 compensation awarded for ulnar neuropathy sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 220,172 awarded for an ulnar neuropathy injury

337,682 awarded to claimant after oil rig accident

Latest work injury case studies. 337,682 compensation awarded for a back injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 337,682 awarded to claimant after oil rig accident

8,000 awarded for burns caused by hot oil spillage

Latest work injury case studies. 8,000 compensation awarded for a burn injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 8,000 awarded for burns caused by hot oil spillage

4,700 awarded after claimant bitten by rat

Latest work injury case studies. 4,700 compensation awarded for a finger injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 4,700 awarded after claimant bitten by rat

6,000 awarded to nightclub patron for toe injury

Latest public place accident case studies. 6,000 compensation awarded for a toe injury sustained in a nightclub accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 6,000 awarded to nightclub patron for toe injury

£13,565 awarded for bullying at work at Co-op

Latest work injury case studies. £13,565 compensation awarded for workplace bullying sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - £13,565 awarded for bullying at work at Co-op

109,600 awarded to claimant after a cellar fall injury

Latest work injury case studies. 109,600 compensation awarded for an ankle injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 109,600 awarded to claimant after a cellar fall injury

227,000 awarded for catastrophic paraplegia injuries

Latest work injury case studies. 227,000 compensation awarded for a paraplegia injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 227,000 awarded for catastrophic paraplegia injuries

2,000 awarded to a part-time worker due to injury

Latest road injury case studies. 2,000 compensation awarded for whiplash sustained in a road accident. Read more road injury claim case examples.

Read more - 2,000 awarded to a part-time worker due to injury

22,000 awarded to cleaner following a skin injury

Latest work injury case studies. 22,000 compensation awarded for a skin injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 22,000 awarded to cleaner following a skin injury

29,000 awarded to waitress after accident at work

Latest work injury case studies. 29,000 compensation awarded for a burn injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 29,000 awarded to waitress after accident at work

554,404 for injury from machine with no safety guard

Latest work injury case studies. 554,404 compensation awarded for an amputation injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 554,404 for injury from machine with no safety guard

905,316 awarded for complex regional pain syndrome

Latest work injury case studies. 905,316 compensation awarded for complex regional pain syndrome sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 905,316 awarded for complex regional pain syndrome

2,000 for Claimant after accident due to faulty wiring

Latest work injury case studies. 2,000 compensation awarded for an electric shock injury sustained in a work accident. Read more injury claim examples.

Read more - 2,000 for Claimant after accident due to faulty wiring

38,000 awarded after accident involving cherry picker

Latest work injury case studies. 38,000 compensation awarded for a head injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 38,000 awarded after accident involving cherry picker

658,750 awarded to a roofer following injury

Latest work injury case studies. 658,750 compensation awarded for an eye injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 658,750 awarded to a roofer following injury

2,200 awarded after company car-related road injury

Latest road injury case studies. 2,200 compensation awarded for a back injury sustained in a road accident. Read more road injury claim case examples.

Read more - 2,200 awarded after company car-related road injury

356,000 awarded after a fall at work injury

Latest work injury case studies. 356,000 compensation awarded for a neck injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - 356,000 awarded after a fall at work injury

Mr W awarded 80,000 for a catastrophic hand injury

Latest work injury case studies. 80,000 compensation awarded for a hand injury sustained in a work accident. Read more work injury claim case examples.

Read more - Mr W awarded 80,000 for a catastrophic hand injury

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Disclaimer

The case examples featured on this page are for information purposes only. These cases have been featured to provide potential work accident claimants an understanding of how the courts ruled on certain claims. The cases featured were not necessarily handled by Quittance but the court rulings are all available in the public domain.