Compensation for head injuries from defective door shutter at work: £4,000

Our client a Project Worker, injured his head on a door shutter, which was defective.  He needed hospital treatment for a laceration of the scalp.  He had recurrent headaches and sustained a whiplash type injury and bruising to his knee, resulting in 6 days off work.

He was expected to make a full recovery within 10 months from the date of the incident. Damages for his pain, suffering and loss of amenity: £4,000.00.