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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."

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    Slipped or tripped in Washington

    Slipped or tripped in Washington

    Have you slipped or tripped in Washington?

    Fortunately, most people who have slipped or tripped in Washington whilst they’re out in public only hurt their pride! However, in some incidents, a simple trip or fall can result in very serious injuries indeed. One of the most dangerous types of injuries which can arise from this type of incident is a head injury.

    If you were to fall or slip and you were unable to put your hands out to break your fall, you could easily hit your head on the floor. Similarly, if you were to fall indoors, you could hit your head on something as you fall, such as a table or radiator. This can be very dangerous and even fatal so it is important that you receive emergency medical care to try and lessen the injury.

    Luckily most people who hit their heads simply suffer from concussion but others may experience a more serious brain or head injury. In addition to this, people can suffer from fractured or broken bones, muscle damage and even cuts and lacerations all from a simply fall.

    Due to the severity of the injuries which can be caused by a trip or fall, areas which are open to the public must be kept as safe as possible. This means that they must be repaired or closed if they are damaged or unsafe and that they must be maintained regularly to ensure their safety.

    Can I make a claim with injury solicitors in Washington if I’m hurt whilst out in public?

    Although injury solicitors in Washington could help you if you were to suffer an injury whilst out in public, you would need to show that you weren’t at fault. If you can show that your injuries were caused by someone or something else, there’s a good chance that you will be able to make a compensation claim with injury solicitors in Washington and they could even help you to claim a sizeable amount of compensation.

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    As people don’t tend to know much about the industry before they are eligible to make a claim, they worry that the claims procedure will be complex or time-consuming. In actual fact, making a claim with injury solicitors in Washington doesn’t have to be difficult at all.

    If you’d like to find out more about injury solicitors in Washington and how they could assist you before you commit to making a claim, we may be able to help. Unlike some other law firms, we won’t charge you expensive fees merely to have your questions answered. Instead, you’ll be able to benefit from our free no obligation advice and find out whatever you want to know about making a claim without incurring any fees at all!

    To find out more today, contact us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help you with your claim.

    Date Published: 14th May 2014

    Author: David Brown

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