Stars Wars prosecuted by HSE after Harrison Ford breaks a leg on set - our personal injury lawyers explain employers liability

The production company behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens is being prosecuted over an accident in which Harrison Ford broke his leg.

The accident revolves around a hydraulic metal door which struck the actor causing serious injuries.

The Health & Safety Executive has brought four criminal charges as a result of the accident.

Employers have a duty to ensure, so far as reasonably practical, the health and safety of all their employees and this includes providing a safe place to work and safe work equipment.

Our Personal Injury solicitors are experienced in accident at work claims.  If you or a member of your family has been injured as a result of an accident at work, contact our Personal Injury team today for a telephone conversation or a free, preliminary meeting.