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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

    Types of injuries that could result from a fall from height

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    Types of injuries that could result from a fall from height

    The types of injuries that could result from a fall from height are dependent on many things:

    • The distance of the fall
    • Whether or not the fall was broken
    • Where the fall victim landed
    • How the fall victim landed

    All of these things can impact on both the nature and severity of the injuries sustained. According to the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) website and RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations), falls from height are the most common cause of fatalities in the workplace, accounting for over one in every three deaths.

    The various types of injuries that could result from a fall from height

    Taking into account the overall details of the accident, the various types of injuries that could result from a fall from height include things like:

    • Muscle sprains and twists
    • Skeletal injuries
    • Neck injuries
    • Spinal injuries
    • Head injuries
    • Brain injuries

    When you consider claiming personal injury compensation for a fall from height injury, it doesn’t matter what the nature and severity of the injury is, as long as it was severe enough to require medical treatment; also that the accident or incident must be the fault of a third party for one reason or another.

    If this is the case, and the accident or incident took place in the last 3 years, the injury victim may be entitled to be compensated financially, in which case, we here at Accident Advice Helpline can assist.

    Why you should choose Accident Advice Helpline

    With over 15 years’ worth of experience in helping injury victims to secure the compensation they are owed, Accident Advice Helpline is one of the nation’s favourite injury claim solicitors. Our no-win, no-fee* guarantee gives people the comfort of knowing that they won’t have to pay our legal fee if their claims should fail, although the chances of a claim failing are slim if we do take on your case.

    The people’s consumer champion, Dame Esther Rantzen, unreservedly recommends our services and says, “Take my advice, you can trust Accident Advice Helpline to look after you.”

    Take the 30-second test we have here on our website and see if your potential claim has the necessary criteria, subject to confirmation, to qualify you for a compensation award. If it appears your claim is valid, this test will then give you an estimate of the likely size of your compensation award.

    If you feel you would like to talk to someone about any aspect of your potential claim, call our national helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from any mobile. Call us today to find out more.

    Category: Fall from height claims

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