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    Fall accident in the workplace


    Fall accident in the workplace

    Have you had a fall accident in the workplace?

    You go to work every day and you do your job to earn an honest wage. But one day, you fall and you have had an accident. What steps do you take now? There are some really important steps that you should take after your accident. These are the steps that can make a big difference in what happens with your claim and the way that you are treated after being injured.

    Report your fall accident in the workplace

    The very first thing that you want to do is be sure that the accident’s entered into your work’s accident book. This is something that every employer should have and when you record the accident details it will ensure that the record’s accurate.

    Get evidence of the fall accident in the workplace

    The second thing that you should do is get pictures of the accident scene.  This is going to prove what caused the accident, whether it was defective office equipment or machinery. You need to get pictures of the equipment and be sure your boss doesn’t destroy or remove it. Also make sure that there’s the time and date on the picture.

    Also get some witnesses if there were any. If you can get statements from people right away, that’s even better.

    Get legal advice for the fall accident in the workplace

    You need the expert advice of a specialist personal injury lawyer. Accident Advice Helpline are a law firm that specialises in non-fault accident compensation claims. All our lawyers work on a no-win, no-fee* arrangement.

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    Follow directions after a fall accident in the workplace

    Make sure that you are following the instructions that you have been given from your doctor and your solicitor. If you are not following their directions, you may have a harder time winning your case.  You are going to have a better chance winning it with following the instructions that you are given.

    Are you looking for a solicitor to help you with your workplace injury claim? We at Accident Advice Helpline can help you. We are here anytime to take your calls and can offer you the right solicitor for your claim.

    We have been helping clients win compensation for years and we can help you achieve the settlement you deserve.  You don’t pay anything up front to start your claim and if it’s unsuccessful, you wont pay our lawyer’s legal fees.

    So you have nothing to lose by calling us and letting us help you today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 1st November 2012

    Author: David Brown

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