Sheffield Woman Awarded £75,000 After Fall at Work

A Finance Director of a former major courier company in Sheffield has been awarded £75,000 after falling downstairs at work. The claimant, known as Mrs W for legal reasons, was walking downstairs when she caught her foot on a defective carpet tile and fell down approximately 12 steps. Her injuries includes two fractures to her…

Accident at Cafe Uno results in Compensation

ASD Solicitors helped a Sheffield man to receive £295,000 in compensation following an accident at work. Mr B fell awkwardly whilst attempting to negotiate stairs at work. The stair case had been used as a storage area. As a result of the fall the client suffered chronic pain in the lower back, making a return…

£28,000 for Pensioner Injured on a First Bus

ASD Solicitors assisted a 70 year old pensioner to obtain compensation after a fall on a bus following a collision with another vehicle. Mrs H, from Sheffield, suffered an un-repairable rotator cuff tear as a result of falling awkwardly. Arrangements were made for Mrs H to have shoulder surgery on a private basis at a…

Faulty Work Equipment Causes Psychological Injury

Mr W, from Sheffield, suffered Post Traumatic Stress Disorder when a cherry picker that he was operating partially collapsed. Although the insurers for Mr W’s employer admitted breach of duty they did not accept that any psychological injury had been caused. Mr W suffered from might mares and flashbacks as a result of the incident…

£52,000 Following a Cycling Accident

Mr W sustained a significant shoulder injury after being knocked over by a refuge lorry while riding his bicycle. Richard Meggitt, Solicitor for ASD dealt the case with the assistance of Chris Chappell, Solicitor. The insurers for the refuge lorry initially denied liability. Responsibility was only accepted after the commencement of Court proceedings. Mr W…

Significant Damages Following A Motorcycling Accident

Miss S of Retford, Notts, secured significant damages following a motorcycling accident. Miss S was riding pillion in an accident in which the rider of the motorbike was killed. The motorbike struck a car at high speed after the vehicle had emerged from a minor road. Richard Meggitt, Solicitor for ASD dealt with Miss S…

Successful claim for accident at work

ASD Solicitors assisted a woman who had the misfortune to fall through the floor of a chicken coup at her place of work. Our Client was going about her duties and was in fact assisting her boss at the time of the accident. Unfortunately, he had removed a section of the flooring and had failed…

Factory worker injured by the actions of her colleague secures compensation

ASD Solicitors have successfully represented a lady who was injured as she went about her duties at work. Our Client was a pattern cutter who was injured when another employee failed to replace a roll of material properly, leaving it sticking out from a work station upon which she was working. She tripped and fell…

Labourer Loses Limb in Accident

Rotherham Mr B, from Rotherham, recovered a substantial amount of compensation following an accident at work. The client had the misfortune to lose his right arm as a result of operating a defective scrap metal machine. The machine should have been fitted with guards. As a result of the serious injuries sustained, ASD referred the…

ASD successful on behalf of Mr K, following Appeal.

Mr K was involved in an accident at work whilst delivering incorrectly loaded and packaged stock to a supermarket, resulting in soft tissue injuries to his lower back. At the initial Trial the District Judge found against Mr K and dismissed his claim. ASD disagreed with the District Judge’s findings and advised Mr K to…