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Hello, my name is Ben and it is my pleasure to assist you with your question today. What specifically would you like to sue for? How long has he worked there for?
Do you know his exact start date as that would be relevant to his rights? Also is he an employee or a contractor?
Hi, whilst I understand that you are not just suing for the sake of it., there are limited grounds on what you may actually sue. You cannot just sue because you believe he was placed in danger – to be able to claim anything you must show he has either suffered an injury or losses. If none of these have been incurred, then it is not possible to sue for being placed in a dangerous position or for ‘what could have happened’. Actual losses or injuries must have been incurred and assuming no losses have been suffered, the only thing I can see here is a potential psychological injury but to qualify it would need to be quite serious, for example post-traumatic stress disorder, which needs to be formally diagnosed and the level of compensation would depend on the seriousness of such injury. So to be able to pursue this he would need to find out what level of injury, if any, has been suffered before he can claim and as such it would not be an immediately apparent matter.
As to the employer dismissing him if he claims, it would depend on a couple of factors:
Hope this clarifies your position?
Hello, I see you have accessed and read my answer to your query. Please let me know if this has answered your original question or if you need me to clarify anything else for you in relation to this? I just need to know whether to close the question or not? Thanks