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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

    Slips and falls at work in Wigan


    Slips and falls at work in Wigan

    Slips, trips and falls are common accidents and happen everywhere. If you are injured after slips and falls at work in Wigan, and can prove your accident was not your fault, you may be able to claim personal injury compensation.

    Accidents at work are a common experience and often we have no one to blame for our accident than ourselves.  However, not all work related accidents can be attributed to our own fault; sometimes other people may be to blame through negligence or through a lack of Health and Safety procedure and  practice.

    In cases such as these, where you may have been injured as the result of a work related accident that wasn’t your fault within the last 3 years’, you may be eligible to pursue a claim for personal injury compensation.

    Causes of fall-related accidents

    • Unstable flooring
    • Lack of suitable handrailing
    • Lack of railing around changes in height
    • Lack of guard railing on scaffold towers
    • Lack of toe boards on scaffold towers
    • Debris and obstacles
    • Trailing wires and cables
    • Sudden changes in floor heights
    • Loose balcony fixings
    • Loose hand railings
    • Lack of training and supervision
    • Lack of personal protective equipment e.g. harness

    Can you make a claim for your slips and falls at work in Wigan?

    To find out if you are legally entitled to pursue a claim for your slips and falls at work in Wigan, why not call our helpful team of advisers and injury solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline?

    Our team of professional advisers have a wealth of knowledge gained through over more than 15 years’ experience of assisting people, who have been injured through no fault of their own, to claim compensation.  In fact, they can inform you of your eligibility to make a claim for accident at work compensation over the phone, without delay.  This may give you peace of mind and reassurance regarding your legal position to proceed with a claim.

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    If you choose to go ahead with your claim, using our professional team of injury solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline to act on your behalf, then your claim will be allocated to one of their team.

    Your injury solicitor will act on your behalf throughout the claims process and as your main point of contact, they will keep you fully informed of developments.  

    Your claim for accident at work compensation will be handled on a no win, no fee’ basis.  This means that you do not have the additional stress of finding the finance to start a claim for compensation at the outset of the process.

    Contact us at Accident Advice Helpline

     Call Accident Advice Helpline free on 0800 689 0500 from a landline. Or ring 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.

    Alternatively, send the text message “claim365” to us on 88010 and we will call you to find out how we can help you with your potential claim.

    So call or text us at Accident Advice Helpline now for help with the claims’ process.

    Date Published: 12th September 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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