A middle aged man was working for a gardening firm when he had an accident at work, whist undertaking landscaping duties. He put the shards of bush and shrubs in to a wheelbarrow when the wheel of the wheelbarrow tipped and slipped out of his reach, instinctively and suddenly he reached over to grasp it he suffered a sudden shooting pain in this back. The work accident was caused by a faulty wheel barrow wheel that became lose over time. The loose wheel was reported to his employers by way of verbal complaints over a number of weeks but nothing was done.

After the work accident he went to see his doctor a few days later. The doctor gave him pain relief and referred him to get physiotherapy. As a result of his back pain he could not sit for long and found it impossible to do simple tasks. He could not return to manual work for 6 months.

His compensation for the injury to his back was assessed by his work accident solicitors in the sum of £8,600. His loss of earnings, care claim and other losses were assessed at £9,600.

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