As you'll read below...by all accounts, this instance was "rare"...but even in the "rare" occurrences, the injured worker still has rights. Rights that need to be upheld...rights that need to be exercised.
A Tube worker suffered horrific injuries when he was crushed against a platform as he carried out improvement work on the District line.
The contractor was taken to hospital with damage to his pelvis after being trapped by a machine at Whitechapel station early on Saturday morning.
Transport for London is now being investigated for a possible breach of health and safety laws.
Rail insiders suspect that the incident - described as "rare" - could have been caused by the brakes failing on the machine.
The man, who is in his thirties and lives in Harrow with his wife, was freed by emergency workers and taken to the Royal London Hospital, opposite the station. One source said he was so badly hurt that he faces a battle to walk again.
Saturday's work was thought to involve routine track replacement, using a giant machine that is driven along the Tube tracks.
In this case, as attorneys, it is important to not only look short-term when dealing proper compensation, but long-term as well. These injuries may forever affect the worker's ability to do his job properly in the future, thus not being able to make a living as he was prior to the injury.
Eric, Randy, and Sarah look at each claim from every perspective. We pride themselves on fighting vigorously to ensure you receive your rightful compensation.
Don't settle for an offer from an employer, as they are looking to get through this by compensating you as little as possible. Eric, Randy, and Sarah will be there for you to ensure that does NOT happen.
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