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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

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    Best Solicitor in Saxmundham

    If you have been injured in an accident which was not your fault, for example, if you have fallen from a height whilst at work then the best solicitor in Saxmundham may be able to help you make a claim for personal injury.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline today and speak to a fully trained and highly experienced injury solicitor in Saxmundham. Alternatively, go to our website and take our 30 second test which will tell you almost immediately whether or not you are entitled to make a claim and how much that claim could potentially be worth.

    The Accident

    One of our clients, Mr O was injured as a result of a fall at work, and he decided to contact one of our injury solicitors in Saxmundham to get their help in making a claim for compensation against his employer.

    Mr O was working on scaffolding that had been erected by some of his colleagues.  Unfortunately, the people that had erected the scaffolding made an error when doing so and as a result the scaffolding frame collapsed underneath Mr O’s weight the first time he went up it.

    Mr O fell over 25 feet and landed on his back. Consequently, he was seriously injured, suffering a fracture to the base of his spine and several broken ribs. He spent several weeks in hospital and had to wear a back brace for a significant period of time following his discharge.

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    The Claim

    Mr O was aware that an accident at work, which was not his fault, might entitle him to make a claim against his employer, but he was not sure how best to proceed with the claim, which is why he approached one of our injury solicitors in Saxmundham.

    Our injury solicitor in Saxmundham was able to establish that the people who had erected the scaffolding originally had been instructed to do so by the employer, even though the employer was fully aware that they were not qualified to do so.

    By allowing individuals who did not really know what they were doing to erect scaffolding that they knew someone else would be using, the employer acted irresponsibly and without any due care to Mr O’s health or safety.

    Mr O therefore made a claim against them for negligence and Mr O won his claim for compensation.

    The Compensation

    Not only did Mr O receive financial compensation for his injuries, which took into account the pain and suffering he had experienced as well as the long term effect his injuries would have on his health and lifestyle, but also special damages and loss of earnings.

    Mr O was unable to return to work and had to retire on medical grounds. This had a huge impact on his own personal financial forecast and pension arrangements, which had to be taken into account when the independent body decided on the level of compensation he should receive.

    To see how much you could claim, speak to an Accident Advice Helpline injury solicitor in Saxmundham today.

    Date Published: 21st December 2013

    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. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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