A joint venture of three companies, Bam, Ferrovial and Kier (BFK), pleaded guilty to three offences following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Southwark Crown Court heard Rene Tkacik, 43, from Slovakia, died after being crushed by falling wet concrete in March 2014.

Helen acted for the parents of Rene Tkacik who was killed whilst working on the Crossrail project and was instrumental in the successful HSE prosecution.

Learn more at:

Firms fined £1m for safety breaches – BBC News – 28 July 2017
Contractors fined £1 million over worker’s death – ITV News – 28 July 2017
Firm fined £1m over worker’s death and other safety breaches – Guardian – 28 July 2017
Contractors fined over death of worker – Sky News – 28 July 2017

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