For many people, there are few better ways to unwind after a hard day at work than relaxing in a bar with a beer or a glass of wine. Although less common, there are even still some people who enjoy taking a few alcoholic drinks over their lunch hour, although this is typically frowned upon now.
There was a time when, in certain professions, people would see nothing wrong at all with an afternoon visit to a public house for a liquid lunch. These days, this is most often considered pretty unprofessional. Some firms even ban their employees from drinking booze during their breaks.
If you are one of the few people who still does enjoy the odd tipple during your lunch, you should always be cautious before taking a sip of your beverage. If you are not, there will be a chance that you might end up being done an injury in an accident that was not your fault, and be left in a position where taking some form or another of accident at work compensation in Nelson might be an option. Read on to find out just how this might come about.
Pubs, bars and accident at work compensation in Nelson
It’s a Friday afternoon lunch time, which means a trip to the pub for a couple of pints and a bite to eat. You and a few of colleagues are straight into your local at 12:00, as you knock off about 16:00 hours at the end of the week. You’re the first in the pub, and the staff have only just finished getting ready for the day.
In fact, the person behind the bar looks as though they’re not quite ready for customers yet. This doesn’t bother, and certainly gives you no cause for concern that you might be injured in an accident that was not your fault and wind up taking some form of accident at work compensation in Nelson action, against the party that was responsible for your suffering.
You order your drinks, and go to take a large sip. When you do so, you feel an awful burning sensation and experience the most unpleasant chemically taste in your mouth. You then immediately vomit. It transpires that the bar person had handed you a pint of cleaning fluid that was being used to clean the pump pipes.
Under these circumstances, there will be a chance that you might well find yourself in a position where it might be possible to retain the services of a top 100% no win no fee* personal injury law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline, with a view to seeking an accident at work compensation in Nelson pay-out.
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