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£4507.14 injury compensation to Delicatessen worker suffering an unspecified hand injury In July 1999 a Tesco employee working in the supermarket Delicatessen was awarded £4507.14 in injury compensation by Central London County Court for an unspecified hand injury that was caused as a consequence of her work which consisted of handling boxes of sausages that could weigh up to 4kg. From http://www.humanetechnology.co.uk

Tenosynovitis

£2,750 injury compensation for tenosynovitis In September 2002 an IT Assessments Officer was awarded £2,750 in injury compensation by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for having developed Extensor Tenosynovitis in the right wrist at work. The County Council conceded that they had breached Regulations 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7 of Health & Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations and were ordered to pay £2,750 compensation to the ...

Tendonitis

£11,151.66 injury compensation for tendonitis sufferer In April 2001 a successful claim was argued at Plymouth County Court on behalf of a Horticultural Assistant claiming that her work had brought about tendonitis. As part of her job the Horticultural Assistant had to clean out plant pots for Lomax Sayers Ltd in preparation for marketing which consisted of her having to rotate both wrists in a circular motion up to ...

Pain

£157,341 compensation for worker suffering pains in hands, wrists, arms and shoulders In March 2006 a legal secretary was awarded £157,341 in the Court of Appeal for an upper limb disorder as a result of work duties. The legal secretary had been working for 19 years but had to leave due to the pain as a result of her injury. The defendant was found to be in breach of ...

Neck Injuries

£5,000 injury compensation for neck ligament injury A compensation claim was made on behalf of a hospital staff nurse that suffered neck and shoulder ligament damage when lifting a patient out of a wheelchair as a precursor to an x-ray examination. The claim was successful because it was proved that the hospital had failed to fully implement the relevant Manual Handling regulations and as a consequence the staff nurse ...

Lateral Epicondylitis

£11,737.16 compensation for Joiner suffering from Lateral epicondylitis In March 2001, Sheffield County Court awarded a Sander £11,737.16 in injury compensation as a result of developing Lateral epicondylitis from workplace activities. It was provided in court that his sanding duties at work caused the injury and that his employer was foreseeable by the defendants, Rugby Group plc. As a consequence of the injury the employee had to stop ...

Lacerations, Burns and Scars

£4,750 settlement for facial lacerations on the workplace A worker was awarded £4,750 as an out of court settlement when he suffered deep cuts after having trapped his head in the roof of a forklift truck. The employee slipped in the cab and entangled his head in the mesh roofing of the forklift leaving him with deep lacerations to his ears. It was proved that the forklift truck was ...

Head Injuries

£2 million + compensation payment for serious head injury A worker received an injury compensation package in excess of £2 million when a steel stanchion at his workplace fell from racking and hit him on the head. The accident caused serious brain injury and left the worker requiring ongoing 24-hour care. £40,000 injury compensation for worker hit by jig A worker was awarded £40,000 compensation from his employer after being knocked ...

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