The small village of Naburn lies on the eastern side of the River Ouse, just south of York. Until 1988 Naburn was the site of a psychiatric hospital called York City Asylum.
Other facts about Naburn
- Naburn has a population of approximately 500 people.
- The village has a chocolate factory.
- Naburn is situated on Route 65 of the National Cycle Network.
- There has been a sailing club since 1938.
Like elsewhere in the UK, residents of Naburn are at risk from suffering a personal injury through no fault of their own. One of the most common types of accidents that injury lawyers in Naburn see are slips, trips and falls. They account for a large percentage of our workload.
Slip, trip or fall accidents
Accident Advice Helpline and injury lawyers in Naburn frequently deal with personal injury claims involving a slip, trip or fall. These usually happen in public places, shops, in the workplace, schools or on the street. If you believe the accident was not your fault and could have been avoided then you may be able to claim compensation.
Common causes of slip, trip or fall
- Wet surface
- Obstacles in walkways
- Poorly maintained floor
- Uneven path
- Pushed by another person
- Back injuries
- Cuts and abrasions
- Head injuries
Injury lawyers in Naburn give tips on what to do after a slip, trip or fall
After a slip, trip or fall accident you should make a report to the relevant authority. If the accident occurred at work, then report it to your line manager. You should also enter the incident in the accident book. If the accident occurred in a supermarket or shop then ask to speak to the manager. Make sure you note down who you reported it to. If possible get some written confirmation too. This will help your compensation claim.
You should also seek medical attention. Depending on the severity of your injuries you may need an ambulance.
The next step is to contact Accident Advice Helpline and our injury lawyers in Naburn. We can talk you through the claims process and discuss your case with you. As a personal injury law firm we have the expertise and knowledge to handle your case.
All you need to do is give us a call at any time. Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile and speak to one of our helpful advisers for more information. There is no obligation and all of our injury lawyers in Naburn work on a 100% no win no fee arrangement.
Date Published: 20th December 2013
Author: David Brown