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MORRISTON COMPENSATION CASE

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MORRISTON COMPENSATION CASE Birchrock Accident Sequel, At Swansea County Court on Monday, the compensation case of Thomas Hodgson, Velindre, Morriston, against the Graigola Merthyr Co. was heard. Plaintiff was repre- sented by Mr. Stanley G. Jones (instructed by Mr. John Jenkins), and defendants by Mr. L. M. Richards (instructed by Messrs. Edvards and Bull). }1T. Jones said that Hodgson sustained a. fractured right leg on May 6th at defen- dant's Birchrock Colliery, when he had sus- tained a "bursa" or lump, which was pain- ful and caused stiffening of the limb, ren- dered kneeling work impossible, and con- tinuous walking unbearable. An cpeTation would be necessary. Dr. Griffiths, Pontardulais, described the Injury. He found it on the knee after the splints were taken off. By Mr. Richards: Plaintiff was able to work, but it was a painful injury. By Mr. Jones Plaintiff could not do kneel- ing work, and there would be pain. Dr. Reid thought an operation advisable It was not a common injury at that position in the leg. Plaintiff said that when he bent his knee he suffered considerable pain. He had kneel- ing work to do at the colliery, and oonld not resume his work there in consequence. He was given a certificate by the colliery com- pany to go to the hospital to get the opera- tion performed for the "bursa," and he was still waiting his turn. By Mr. Jones He had offered to go back to work if tlhey paid up his compensation. He was offered jBlO by Mr. Gregory and his arrears. He had declined. Dr. Astley Bird (Cardiff) said be examined plaintiff on October 17th. The ment for the fracture was exceedingly good. He did not notice any "bursa." The man could kneel. Where the knee was manipulated by Dr. William in his (witness' presence), plain- tiff felt no pain. The removal of the 'bursa" might necessitate a, ,slight opera- tion. Dr. D. J. Williams (llanelly) received plaintiff on February 23rd. The "bursa" could not possibly affect plaintiff's kneeling. Plaintiff was quite able to worK. Mr. Davies (manager of the colliery) said the company offered plaintiff work at his old job in the colliery—repairing. He agreed providing if he failed at the job he might expect a compensation claim. They refused. Mr. Richaixls held that plairtif? was a malingerer. Judge Williams awarded plaintiff 15s. a week from December 9th last up to the present time, and gave leave to apply again.

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