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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Ensuring safety leaving a night spot


    Whether you are leaving a nightclub, restaurant or the cinema at night you need to be more cautious to avoid getting injured from a slip, trip or fall or worse, being attacked, ensuring your safety leaving a night spot.

    Why are you more likely to have a slip, trip or fall or worse at night?

    Visibility is considerably lower at night so it is harder to see such things as uneven pavement or potholes which could cause a trip injury. Also, the dark makes it easier for people to hide which means that if you are on your own and in a quiet area you could be open to a lot worse than just a slip, trip or fall.

    How to ensure safety when leaving a nightspot

    The most important thing that you should avoid in order to ensure your safety is trying not walk alone in the dark. Being on your own whether you are a male or a female leaves you open to attacks causing injuries much worse than a simple slip, trip or fall. As well as this you need to be extra aware of your surroundings. This will mean you will see that uneven ground thus preventing that trip injury and also could mean you avoid that particularly dark alleyway.

    If you do have to walk in areas that are badly lit, make sure you have a torch with you so that you can light the path in front of you. This will make it easier to prevent a slip, trip or fall and may discourage potential attackers as it will be harder to sneak up on you.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Dangers that lurk in the night are no laughing matter and even a simple slip, trip or fall injury could be nasty. If you have had such accidents as slips, trips and falls within the last three years that were not your fault you may be able to make a claim.

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    Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm that specialises in such accident claims as slips, trips or falls. With 15 years’ worth of experience, our lawyers will make the claims process as simple and stress free as possible. In fact, many clients are able to settle their claim without stepping foot in court.

    To find out more about whether or not you could claim compensation from that trip injury speak to Accident Advice Helpline on our 24-hour Freephone number, 0800 689 0500.

    Date Published: April 27, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

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