Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you make a claim for a slip trip or fall at work or in a public place; Michael Lewin Solicitors in London have a team of friendly and dedicated experts that have the experience to deal with most claims.
Miss T from Stanwell is an air stewardess; as she climbed the boarding stairs and stepped onto the plane she suddenly slipped on condensation that had gathered both on the plane and on the steps. Miss T required surgery after her accident and was in a lot of pain. Miss T had a long period off work to recover from her accident; Michael Lewin Solicitors were able to claim for Miss T’s loss of earnings alongside compensation for the injury itself.
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.
There are basic rules which must be followed to reduce the risk of slips either at work or in a public place. Failure to follow these rules can lead to liability for an accident and injury to another person. Basic housekeeping rules are vital; keep water and contaminants away from walkways and if they do spill they should be cleaned up immediately. Any employees such as cleaners who are exposed to wet floors should be provided with suitable footwear. Particular care and attention should be taken during the colder months when rain ice and snow increase the risk of wet floors.
If you want to make a claim for a slip trip or fall you need the professional guidance of Michael Lewin Solicitors in London. We will endeavour to get you the maximum amount of compensation you deserve and get your claim settled as quickly as possible. 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.
Whether you have been injured at work or in a public place you may be able to make a claim for compensation if the accident was not your fault.
To start making your claim for slip trip or fall compensation call Michael Lewin Solicitors in London today on 0844 499 9302.