Pages On: Finger Injuries
Finger injuries are usually not too severe or life-threatening, but the fallout from a finger injury, whichever finger it may be, can affect many of the day-to-day things we take for granted. If you have lost a finger, or they have been rendered unusable, it may affect your ability to work. The compensation for each different finger injury will take into account how it has affected your life, not just how bad the injury itself is. If you have suffered a finger injury in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation.
Posted: 17 November 2015
Posted in: Faulty Work Equipment, Finger Injuries, Hand Injuries, Workplace Injuries
A packaging and printing company based in Glasgow has been fined £40,000 after a worker severely injured his hand when using machinery. The long-term employee suffered horrific injuries after his right hand got pulled into an embossing and foiling machine he was working on. The Glasgow Sheriff Court heard that the worker had been attempting to prevent the machine from jamming, but could not prevent his hand from being drawn into the machine. As a result of the injury, the worker suffered severe lacerations to his hand and was taken…Read More