Pages On: Finger Injuries
Finger injuries are usually not too severe or life-threatening, but the fallout from a finger injury, whichever finger it may be, can affect many of the day-to-day things we take for granted. If you have lost a finger, or they have been rendered unusable, it may affect your ability to work. The compensation for each different finger injury will take into account how it has affected your life, not just how bad the injury itself is. If you have suffered a finger injury in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation.
Posted: 24 July 2015
Posted in: Arm Injury, Finger Injuries, Foot Injuries, Public Place Accidents
The case of a 7-year-old boy who suffered life-changing burns from a Giant Hogweed plant has been taken to court. The young boy, who remains anonymous, suffered severe burns to his upper body, arms, feet, and chest after he came into contact with the plant while on holiday in his family’s static caravan in a holiday park in Wales. The boy’s case is thought to be the first of its type in the country. The boy had been playing with friends when he picked up a branch of the highly…Read More
Posted: 24 January 2013
Posted in: Employer Negligence, Faulty Work Equipment, Finger Injuries, Workplace Injuries
A food manufacturer has appeared in court for safety offences after one of its workers lost the tip of her finger using a badly-guarded machine in a Doncaster factory. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigated the incident and prosecuted the company for breaching regulations designed to safeguard workers using machinery. Doncaster Magistrates heard that Ms Thapa was in the production area at the firm’s premises. A mobile screw conveyor was being used to fill a packing machine with powdered ingredients but the machine was known to block regularly. HSE…Read More