Do you need to make a ‘no win, no fee’ Cwmbran claim after falling off a ladder?
Falling off a ladder, from any height, can be extremely dangerous. If you’re more than ten feet off of the ground when you fall, you could sustain very serious injuries but even falling from a relatively small height could have serious consequences.
If, for example, you slipped off of your ladder and hit your head when you fell, you could have sustained serious head injuries, even if you didn’t fall from a great height. Similarly, if you fall from a relatively small height but the ladder lands on top of you, you could sustain serious injuries.
In order to try and prevent such incidents, it’s important that you use the appropriate type of ladder. For example, some surfaces mean that it’s easier to use a metal ladder, as opposed to a wooden one. Similarly, you may want to use a ladder which specific features, such as hooks for securing the top of the ladder or safety bars to make the ladder more secure.
If you use a ladder at work, it’s vital that your employer ensures that you’re properly trained and that you have the appropriate tools. If, for example, a ladder is old or damaged, it may need to be replaced. If you employer fails to do this and you suffer an injury as a result, you may want to make a ‘no win, no fee’ Cwmbran compensation claim against them.
Depending on the type of injuries you sustained during the fall, you may need to take some time off work in order to recover. If your injuries were particularly serious, you may not be able to return to work at all. Whilst it is vital that you focus on your recovery, some people do try and rush back to work because they are worried about the effect that missing work will have on their finances. If you’ve lost income because of your injuries, there’s no need to panic. If you make a ‘no win, no fee’ Cwmbran compensation claim, your personal injury always may be able to help you to claim back any lost income, as well as helping you to obtain compensation for your injuries.
If you want to find out more about making a ‘no win, no fee’ Cwmbran compensation claim and claiming back lost income, why not contact us? We even provide free, no obligation advice so you can find out anything you need to know about making a ‘no win, no fee’ Cwmbran compensation claim without having to pay any expensive legal bills!
To find out more now, or to make a ‘no win, no fee’ Cwmbran claim today, just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 16th November 2014