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RAF Aircraftman Receives £300, 000 for work related back problems

14th July 2017

Paul Kilcoyne was instructed by Claire Withey of Bolt Burdon Kemp solicitors to represent a former RAF Air Loadmaster who developed back and neck problems as a result of working in Puma helicopters.

Disclosure within  the case revealed that the MOD was aware of ergonomic problems with the design of the helicopter and increased back and neck problems experienced by crew generally but had taken no action to address this. Vibration levels were also identified as a major problem. The case settled for £300,000 at a joint settlement meeting.

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