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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Personal injury lawyer in Newport

    Do you need help from a personal injury lawyer in Newport?

    If you have been the victim of a slip, trip or fall-related accident that wasn’t your fault within the last three years, then you are legally entitled to pursue a compensation claim using a personal injury lawyer in Newport.

    Slips, trips and falls are some of the most common types of accidents that can occur everyday and affect people of all ages and backgrounds. Unfortunately, accidents can occur anywhere at any time, often resulting in painful and debilitating injuries. Slip, trip and falls can occur in many situations, including:

    • A workplace-related accident
    • An industrial-related accident
    • As a pedestrian
    • Whilst working at height

    Causes of slip, trip and fall accidents

    Slip, trip and fall accidents may be caused through the negligence of someone else and may occur through no fault of your own. Some causes of accidents include:

    • Unlit stairwells
    • Poor hand railings
    • Wet, slippery or highly polished flooring
    • Loose, frayed or poorly maintained carpeting
    • Changes in floor height
    • Loose kerb stones
    • Uneven steps and staircases
    • Obstacles
    • Trailing wires and cabling
    • Lack of guard railings at height

    Injuries sustained as a result of slip, trip and fall accidents

    Injuries can range in severity from lacerations and bruising through to broken limbs, spinal damage and even fatalities.

    • Lacerations and bleeding
    • Bruising
    • Soft tissue damage such as strains and sprains
    • Internal trauma
    • Broken, fractured and dislocated bones
    • Facial injury
    • Head or brain injury
    • Fatal injury

    Anyone can suffer a slip, trip or fall accident. However the elderly, in particular, are more vulnerable to long-term consequences as a result of injuries sustained through this type of accident. They are more likely to break a bone or dislocate a joint if they suffer a fall or trip. This can result in a long period of hospitalisation and rehabilitation in order to ensure that they heal sufficiently to regain their independence. Physiotherapy and hydrotherapy may be needed to strength muscles and gain mobility of the joints.

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    Contact Accident Advice Helpline after a slip, trip or fall accident

    Call the dedicated team at Accident Advice Helpline for a personal injury lawyer in Newport to manage your claim. We are a reoutable and well-established law firm. Our helpful and friendly telephone advisers can answer any queries that you may have about pursuing a personal injury compensation claim over the phone.

    Our in-house personal injury lawyer in Newport will be happy to process all aspects of your claim on a no-win, no-fee basis. So, why not try our unique 30-second test for yourself and find out if you can claim using our personal injury lawyer in Newport? Alternatively call our advisers on: 0800 689 0500 or dial: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 28th February 2014

    Author: nickykeynton

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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