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Wet Floor at Work

Mr E was at work he had just started his night shift at the hotel and was inspecting the kitchens and as he walked through the kitchen he slipped as kitchen staff had left water on the floor at the end of their shift and had not been cleaned up. As experts in dealing with …

Accident at Cafe

Miss N visited a local café and whilst she was sat outside at a table one of the other tables being stored upright against a wall fell onto the claimant’s head. The cafe have accepted fault for Miss N’s accident. Brearleys solicitors are your best choice of personal injury specialist handling all types of legal …

Falling Carpet Reel

Miss P visited her local Carpet store and was walking through the store when a large plastic reel used for storing carpets fell onto Miss P’s head. The Carpet shops insurers have accepted fault for Miss P’s accident. Brearleys solicitors are your best choice of personal injury specialist handling all types of legal cases both …

Fall on Steps

Mrs L visited her local cinema and was walking up the steps to the entrance of the building when she fell as the cinema were undertaking works to the steps and one of the steps tops was missing causing Mrs L to loose her footing. The cinema have accepted fault for Mrs L’s accident. Brearleys …

Uneven Ground

Mr L worked for a construction company. When getting back to the works yard it was often necessary to unload the vehicle. More often than not, this involved somebody getting up into the bed of the truck. Once unloading was finished that person would then step down. On this day that person was Mr L. …

Accident at Work

Mr G was at work when another colleague using a forklift truck carried stillages on the truck around the site but one of the stillages had 6 metre lengths of pvc sticking out and as the clients colleague manoeuvred the forklift truck one of the lengths of pvc hit Mr G. As experts in dealing …

Steam Can Burn

Miss D was at work and was making hot drinks and as she used the milk steamer machine the steamer did not switch off automatically and she burnt her right hand. As experts in dealing with claims that happen within the workplace we were able to identify the rules and regulations that her employers had …

Tripping Hazard

Mr K was walking along the pavement returning to his office when he tripped on the raised paving stones. The owners responsible for the pavement outside the offices have now accepted that they failed to repair the paving stones and have accepted liability for Mr K’s accident. Brearleys solicitors are your best choice of personal …

Dodgy Decking

Miss F works as a carer helping people in their homes. On this particular day she was working at a property she wasn't very familiar with. The service user asked Miss F if she wouldn't mind going outside to feed a family pet, which of course she agreed to do. This involved her walking over …

Volunteers And The Law

We are delighted to be running our volunteers and the law seminar again on 03 May 2017 for Volunteering Kirklees and Business in the Community. This free to attend course covers various topics relevant to volunteer co-ordinators, groups of volunteers and those connected with the third sector. From who is a volunteer, through legal rights …