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An awkward or heavy landing can lead to long term serious injury which has a drastic and detrimental effect upon the person’s life, limiting both their social life and their employment prospects. This injury can take the form of a strained or twisted muscle, a broken bone, or a condition such as whiplash and, in the most serious cases, injury to a person’s spine which can lead to ongoing mobility problems.
If you’ve been the victim of a fall such as this, then you’ll know only
Many claims of this type occur after people have fallen in the workplace, and if you can demonstrate that this fall was caused by the fact that your employer failed to maintain a safe environment, as is their legal duty, then they may be liable to pay you compensation. Falls in the workplace are often caused by factors such as:
- Untidy, loose cables
- Damaged flooring
- Litter and waste which hasn’t been cleared away
Our personal injury lawyers will take down the details of your case and advise as to whether or not there was negligence involved in your injury. If there was, then a case will be put together demonstrating that the initial fall wasn’t your fault and that the injuries you received as a result of the fall were genuine and have had a detrimental effect upon your life. If your claim is successful, then you’ll be awarded an amount of compensation which takes into account both any expenses caused directly by your injury and the nature and severity of that injury.
Slips, trips and falls don’t take place only in the workplace, however. If you’ve fallen in any public place then you may be able to make a claim. If a supermarket fails to clean up spilt liquid and you slip in it, for example, or a railway station has a treacherous
If you feel you’ve suffered a slip, trip or fall and may be eligible for compensation then get in touch with us, and one of our trained advisers will take down your details. The more information you can provide the better, so make a note of details such as the time and place and exactly what happened. If possible, take a photograph of whatever it was that caused you to fall. If you have a case, we’ll fight it on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning that you’re running no risk and will receive all of any compensation that’s awarded. If someone else has caused you to fall, come to us to start getting back on your feet.