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A groundsman has been paid the amount of £11,000 in personal injury compensation after suffering a serious knee injury during a work accident.
John Brown had to use a walking stick for five months after needing surgery on the torn ligaments he sustained in his right knee when he tripped and fell over while carrying out his duties as a groundsman for Merton Council.
At the time of this accident, the 65-year-old who had worked for the local authority for ten years, was putting the tools from his van in a shed at the Morden recreation ground when he fell over a piece of concrete.
"When I tripped, I felt my knee go immediately, I was rolling on the floor in agony. The pain was immense."
Mr. Brown who was diagnosed with cancer shortly after the accident, subsequently decided to take voluntary redundancy from the Council as he can no longer kneel down.
Posted by Emily Swanson
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