Mr H made an accident compensation claim in London after he suffered an injury following an accident in a public place. Michael Lewin Solicitors were able to secure over £1700.00 on compensation on behalf of Mr H.
Mr H was in a restaurant when his accident occurred. Mr H was climbing the stairs to the restaurant when he tripped over a loose cable that was trailing freely. Mr H fell and suffered bruising as a result of the fall.
Michael Lewin Solicitors have years of experience in dealing with compensation claims. We have an entire team dedicates especially to claiming compensation for accidents in a public place. Our team were able to secure £1750.00 in compensation for Mr H.
In the past figures have shown that slip trip and fall incidents in the workplace have cost 40 workers their lives in one year. Also in a year over 15000 major injuries to workers have been caused by slips trips and falls and over 30000 workers have taken more than three days off work. It is estimated that the cost to society each year for slips trips and falls is around £800 million.
Health and Safety Executive figures show that slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries in the work place in Great Britain. Most workplace deaths are caused by falls from height.
If you think you are ready to make an accident compensation claim in London speak to one of the highly trained and friendly solicitors at Michael Lewin.
If an owner of a public premises had failed in their duty to keep you as a member of the public safe then they are in breach of the Occupiers Liability act 1957. If you have been injured as a result of their negligence you could be entitled to compensation. Compensation is awarded for pain suffering and loss of amenity. Loss of amenity covers things such as not being able to continue a hobby continue a chosen career or carry out domestic tasks.
Special damages can include part of your claim for example lost wages travelling expenses (e.g. for attending medical appointments) prescriptions private medical treatment the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property (including your car) the cost of private care or the equivalent value of care given by family members. This part of your claim can run into £1000s if you have been unable to go to work.
There are advantages to making a claim for compensation. If you make a claim following an accident in a public place the place in question may then change its practices in order to prevent a similar accident occurring. You don?t just have to claim compensation for the actual injury you have sustained; if you make a claim for compensation following an injury the public liability insurance of the place in question will pay for any physiotherapy or specialist treatment you require.
Call the friendly team at Michael Lewin Solicitors if you are ready to make an accident compensation claim in London. Phone: 0844 499 9302 today.