Did you know Byfleet in Surrey is actually an island? Even though it exists to the north of Surrey, which is a landlocked county of England, Byfleet is surrounded by a variety of waterways. Around 7,700 people were found to be living in Byfleet at the time of the last census. Finding a Byfleet law firm may not be as difficult as it would be if you lived in a more rural area, but there are easier ways to locate a personal injury lawyer should you ever find you need one.
Few people think of why they might imagine making personal injury claims unless something happens to cause them to consider this. Byfleet is generally a very safe area and is very pleasant to visit, too. However, accidents can happen anywhere in the country, as some will know only too well.
Injuries incurred from a fall
Falls account for some of the injuries that lead to compensation claims each year. Sometimes these falls can happen on the job for people including builders, roofers and others who sometimes work at height. They are uncommon, thankfully, and when they do happen it can potentially be because the employer has failed to take proper measures against this being the case.
However, when injuries do occur, they can potentially be quite serious. The greater the height the fall occurs from, the more chance there is of multiple and potentially life-threatening injuries being suffered. Broken bones, crush injuries and internal injuries are all possible. Some of these could lead to challenges and problems that a person could suffer from for the rest of their life.
What should you do?
If you are serious injured in a fall, medical help will be the first thing you should think of. It would be foolhardy to consider anything else. However, there may come a time when you want to see whether a Byfleet law firm could assist you in trying to get compensation for whatever injuries you did suffer at the time.
Make sure you contact Accident Advice Helpline if you are in this position now. You can do so free on 0800 689 0500, but you could also alternatively use the free online test we have created. A mere 30 seconds is all that is required to complete this, so you can press ahead and try and see whether compensation could work out for you.
Date Published: 10th August 2014
Author: David Brown