The Abu Dhabi Court of Appeal upheld the ruling of the Court of First Instance rejecting a supplementary compensation lawsuit filed by Haddad against his previous workplace, after suffering a work injury to his eye that resulted in a disability of 30%, for the case to be filed after more than three years of the injury, and the court ruled rejecting the case and obligated Appellant with expenses.
In the details, a worker filed a lawsuit against his previous employer, in which the ruling demanded that the defendant be obligated to pay a supplementary compensation of 100,000 dirhams for the work injury suffered by the defendant’s mistake, while the defendant paid the precedent for deciding the case under a labor lawsuit, and not hearing the case due to passage More than three years in accordance with Article 298 of the Civil Transactions Law, and a court of first instance ruled not to hear the lawsuit, and obligated the plaintiff to pay fees and expenses.
Al-Haddad appealed the ruling before the Court of Appeal, indicating that the appellant was arbitrary in not granting him his rights, as he suffered a disability in his left eye, and he is entitled to compensation for it, in addition to moral compensation.
The Court of Appeal stated, in the merits of the verdict, that the accident to which the appellant was subjected was sparks flying in his left eye and the entry of a foreign body into it during his work, and he went to the hospital in 2015, where the foreign body was extracted from his eye, and a lens was implanted for him, and the medical committee determined a percentage Deficit of 30%.
She added that the case was filed in 2020, that is, after more than three years have passed, and the injured must establish evidence of his lax knowledge.