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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

    Accident Solicitor in Newham


    There are many kinds of accident that can lead to a compensation claim being made, car accidents, sporting accidents, work-related accidents, faulty product accidents, you name it, we’ve probably dealt with a claim about it at some point in the past 14 years.

    One category of accidents that an accident solicitor in Newham will deal with on a regular basis is the slip, trip and fall.

    Slips, trips and falls: the basics

    To be precise, these are better described as slips and falls or trips and falls, since it’s probably going to be the case that there is either a trip or a slip.

    But either can lead to a fall, and it is the fall that causes the injuries.

    What injuries arise in a fall?

    The type of injury suffered in a fall will depend on various factors such as how hard the surface is, what led up to the fall, the type of surface, and so on.

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    If you slip on ice in winter and fall on a concrete footpath, you might break a few bones or even get a head injury, if you trip and fall on a cushioned floor, you might escape fractures but still be pretty badly bruised and have a sprained ankle.

    Who was at fault?

    It’s not the type of floor or the type of injury we’re interested in at Accident Advice Helpline. What concerns us is whether it was someone else’s fault that it happened. If this is the case, you could be eligible to claim compensation through an accident solicitor in Newham!

    Check your eligibility

    You can find out now whether you’re eligible, if you wish, because there is a device on the Accident Advice Helpline website to assist you: our 30 second test. Simply input a few details into this and you’ll get your answer soon after that.

    You can also get an estimate of the value of your claim while you’re on the site, by using our free compensation calculator. Again, it’s quick and user-friendly, so go ahead at your leisure.

    Contact an accident solicitor in Newham

    You can call us at your leisure, too, because we have a 24/7 hotline. Just dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, and speak to one of our advisors.

    Alternatively, text “claim365” to 88010 and someone will get in touch with you.

    What happens when you call

    When you ring our hotline, you will speak to an advisor. They will take your details and guide you through the process of making a claim, and if you qualify to claim, they will pass your details to one of our team of solicitors.

    On this team, there will be an accident solicitor in Newham who will work on a no win no fee basis. They can usually do everything on behalf of the client, meaning there’s no need for a court case. Why not call us now and find out more?

    Date Published: 22nd October 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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