Accident at Work Due to Defective Traffic Route

Mr G sustained injury at work whilst driving a Four Way Reach Truck. The yard area in which the truck drove over was potholed and defective. The truck drove over potholes in a traffic route, causing Mr G to jolt and sustain an injury to his back. Mr G suffered increasing and progressive pain to…

Tripping Accident in Cornwall Results in Compensation

Mrs B was on holiday at Caravan Park in Newquay, she normally resides in Rotherham. She visited the onsite cafeteria and, in the process of leaving, sustained serious injury. Mrs B had tripped over a rippled and raised piece of carpet on her approach to the door. There was also a slight ramp leading towards…

5 Figure Settlement for Pleural Thickening Case

ASD acted for Mr. W who was diagnosed as suffering pleural thickening, an asbestos related condition.  Prior to contacting ASD Mr. W had waited 2 years following his diagnosis.  Fortunately, Mr. W was still within the 3 year limitation period and as such ASD were able to assist. ASD obtained Mr. W’s medical records and…

Prank at Work Gives Rise to compensation

ASD Solicitors recently acted for an employee who was the victim of a prank at work that went disastrously wrong. Mr A, a mechanic in Doncaster, suffered a fracture to his cervical spine when a colleague within the workshop came up from behind and pulled his neck back with great force. This so-called ‘whiplash’ was…

Accident at Maltby Colliery results in compensation

ASD Solicitors recently acted for a HGV driver who slipped from the back of a wagon while working for a local haulage company: Hargreaves Transport. Unfortunately Mr W suffered a fracture to his hip after he fell due to the lack of hand grabs to the rear of his employer’s trailer. Liability was denied and…

Rehab in Brain Injury Cases

Ask most people what an occupational therapist is and they will probably answer, ‘someone who helps people with their occupation’. Yet they usually do not know what this means. I work with occupational therapists (OTs) who assist people who have suffered injury or illness and need support to lead independent, productive and satisfying lives. They…

Post Concussional Syndrome Following Minor Head Injury at Work

ASD Solicitors assisted a Sheffield client who was injured at work. Mr Smith was briefly knocked out when he struck his head on a defective horizontal bar, outside of his place of work. Initially, Mr Smith complained of a neck injury but in the weeks following the accident suffered a range of symptoms including dizziness,…

Agency Worker on Zero Hours Contract Makes Successful Claim

It’s estimated that there are currently 700,000 workers engaged on zero contracts in the UK. Many of those are employed through agencies. In the event of an injury at work, what rights do those workers have? Who do they seek compensation from, and are they treated differently from other employees? ASD Solicitors recently acted for…

ASD successfully negotiated settled for spinal injuries

ASD Solicitors assisted Mr M who was a passenger in a serious RTA ASD acted for Mr M following a road accident in which the vehicle Mr M was travelling in negligently collided with a stationary taxi. As a result of the collision Mr M was rushed to hospital where he spent a number of…

Accident at Working Men’s Club Results in Payment of Damages

ASD Solicitors assisted Mrs D of Sheffield following a slip at work. Mrs D injured her knee following her shift working behind the bar. The accident occurred at a working men’s club on Solly Street, Sheffield. After getting up to have a dance she slipped on the floor which was soaking wet with beer. The…