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Common Agricultural Injuries

The people working in the agriculture industry have to work under very stressful and hard environment. A lot of common agriculture injuries are reported every year. These injuries cause severe damage to the injured and can lead to loss of limbs and life too. The common injuries to agricultural workers are caused due to excess exposure to the chemicals, falling of the machinery, malfunctioning and exposure to the machinery and also falling from heights. These injuries are often exacerbated because of the distant hospitals from the farms. The instant aid is needed in case of severe injuries. These injuries can be claimed by you in case it has happened without any fault of yours. The employer is responsible for compensating your for the loss in case he fails to provide you with the safe working environment.

Whiplash injuries are very common among these farm workers. If not attended properly, these injuries can get very severe and cause worker to be on bed forever. These injuries are usually caused due to posture problems among the workers. The harvesting work involves very hard work of constant movements in the similar direction of the body.

The injuries caused due to lawn mowers are also the common agricultural injuries. The worker is exposed to the whirling blades of the mower a lot of times which results in loss of limbs too. Eye injuries, blunt traumas and burns are suffered by the workers because of the mowers. The unshielded cutting edges, crush points, rotary drives and pinch points are cause of a lot of accident and injuries on farms.

In case you have undergone any of such injuries because of the improper safety measures by the employer; you can file a claim for yourself. The personal injury solicitors can be contacted to get the fair amount of compensation. These solicitors have an understanding of the court process and can help you with filing the claim too. The compensation depends on the severity of the injury. The money for the medical expenses and also the pain and suffering endured by the injured is covered in the compensation. In case the worker loses limb and is not able to work for a long time then he is given more compensation to support his family. Hire a personal injury solicitor to have a tension free and smooth filing of the agricultural injury claim. You can also contact the no win no fees solicitors in case you are under a financial constraint.

Food Poisoning
Mr W was involved in a food poisoning incident at a Dinner Dance. Cooks obtained an admission of liability swiftly from the hosts. Mr W’s symptoms did not settle, he required surgery and Cooks referred him to a Gastrointestinal Consultant to provide a final diagnosis. On receipt of this Mr W agreed an out of Court settlement of £20,000.00
"At first the Doctors didn’t know what was wrong with me, but Cooks never gave up and in the end I received a correct diagnosis, the appropriate treatment and a cheque for far more than I had expected."
Mr W of Kent