Had a painful slip, trip or fall? You may be entitled to claim compensation for your injury! Find out more now!
Slips, trips and falls are some of the most common types of accident that can occur every day. Many victims of slips, trips and falls are elderly or infirm and these types of injury can take many months to overcome, causing long term rehabilitation programmes to be put in place.
If you have been the victim of a slip, trip or fall related injury that wasn’t caused by your own fault within the last 3 years’, then you may be legally entitled to pursue a personal injury compensation claim using the helpful team at Accident Advice Helpline.
Common causes of slips, trips or falls
However a slip, trip or fall is caused, the resulting injuries can be extremely painful and debilitating. These types of accidents may be caused by:
- Wet flooring
- Slippery flooring
- Loose carpets
- Uneven flooring
- Sudden changes in height of flooring
- Insufficient lighting on stairwells
- Inadequate hand railing
- Uneven steps and paving stones
- Lack of guard rails
Typical injuries caused by slip, trip and fall related accidents
- Loss of consciousness
- Bleeding and lacerations
- Broken and fractures bones
- Facial injury
- Neck injury
- Head injury
- Spinal injury
- Fatal injury
Overcoming a slip, trip or fall related injury
The victims of a slip, trip or fall related injury may find themselves in a state of shock after sustaining this type of accident. If they have lost consciousness or sustained a head or neck injury, then it is important that medical attention is sought as soon as possible to ascertain the extent of any injuries and assist with treatment.
Many elderly people who suffer slips, trips and falls are at an increased risk of suffering broken, fractured or dislocated bones especially the hips and pelvis. This may be due to the fact that as our bodies age, our bones become more brittle and thinner due to osteoporosis.
Make your compensation claim count by using the solicitors in Lamberhurst at Accident Advice Helpline!
It is simple to find out more about making a personal injury compensation claim with the help of our solicitors in Lamberhurst. Just call the leading law firm, Accident Advice Helpline and speak to one of their highly trained and friendly telephone advisers who can notify you of your legal entitlement to make a claim.
Their telephone helpline is open to answer your call and offer you no obligation advice about pursuing a personal injury compensation claim. It is left up to you to decide if you wish to pursue a personal injury claim once you are in possession of all the facts about making a claim.
If you choose to go ahead, then your compensation claim will be passed to one of their team of injury solicitors in Lamberhurst, who can handle all aspects of your claim on your behalf on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis.
Date Published: 20th April 2014
Author: David Brown