Personal injury lawyer in Melbourne
It does not matter where you live, whether that’s in Melbourne or anywhere else within the UK, you still have to work, unless you have income from another source. Your employer has a legal duty to make sure that your work environment is safe.
Most businesses, local authorities and other responsible parties take this very seriously and do all they can to ensure the health and safety of all their staff.
Sometimes though that is not enough, accidents still happen and if you have been injured in one that was not your fault, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim and you may want the help of the personal injury lawyer in Melbourne.
Slips, trips and falls are a common cause of using the personal injury lawyer in Melbourne for work related injuries
Slips, trips and falls are the most common of accidents in work places, many thousands happening every day in the UK. Many are minor and more embarrassing than anything, but some have serious consequences and life changing effects.
If this happens to you, you should be making a personal injury claim using the personal injury lawyer in Melbourne. Some of the more usual causes of slips, trips and falls are:
- Obstacles that should not be there
- Unlit stairs
- Stairs with no handrails
- Unsafe machinery
- No protective clothing
- Spillages that have not been cleared up
- Trailing wires
- Wet flooring with no warning signs
- Loose carpets
Please do not underestimate your injuries
You should not underestimate how serious injuries from a slip, trip or fall can be. More common injuries are:
- Brain and head injuries
- Facial injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Back and spine injuries
Any injury from a slip, trip or fall at work, if the incident was not your fault, may entitle you to make a personal injury compensation claim.
What you can claim for
You should not underestimate the effects an injury can have on your life, therefore affecting what special expenses can be claimed for. Apart from your pain and suffering, for example:
- Extra medical expenses such as prescriptions
- Travel costs if you cannot drive because of your injury
- Replacement of any of your goods that were damaged in the slip, trip or fall
- Care cost if you need assistance in your daily tasks
- Any other cost that is a direct result of the slip, trip or fall
- Loss of earnings, past and future
Accident Advice Helpline and work related injury claims
Accident Advice Helpline is here to help, as we have already helped many thousands of other claimants in the past, and made sure they have had the personal injury compensation they were entitled to.
We operate on a No Win No Fee basis, so you will not have to find any more to start your claim, we only get paid when your case has been won.
On our freephone number 0800 180 4123, you will find friendly professional advisors, there to give you free legal advice and help you all they can.