Injury claim news
Gas explosion leaves a barmaid with severe personal injuries
A barmaid who suffered severe personal injuries after a gas explosion has launched a claim for personal injury compensation following the work accident.
The gas explosion, which took place at a hotel in Aberdeenshire, tore through the hotel building and left three people injured, including the barmaid.
The barmaid, who was 26-years-old at the time, had been buried under rubble and suffered injuries including three broken ribs, broken vertebrae and a collapsed lung.
The injuries to the young woman's back have left her with life-changing effects and she is now reliant on prescription painkillers to enable her to sleep and get on with day-to-day living.
Speaking about the accident, the barmaid has said, "Looking back on the whole thing I still feel lucky to be alive but I hope I get closure soon."
Now 28-years-old the woman is seeking personal injury compensation against the hotel management and gas contractors that were working on the hotel refurbishment at the time of the work accident.