Mr M from Southport approached Michael Lewin Solicitors for legal advice when he suffered a fall at work; Michael Lewin recognise that falls can be dangerous or in some cases fatal and any accident that has been caused by a third party and caused an injury to another person should be dealt with by a specialist personal injury claims team in the UK.
Health and Safety Executive figures have shown that accidents caused by slips and trips and falls in the work place are a common cause of serious injuries in this country. In fact the majority of employer liability claims made in the UK are as a result of slips trips and falls. Most workplace deaths are caused by falls from height. In the past figures have shown that in just one year 40 workers have died as a result of slips trips and falls.
In this particular case 31 year old Mr M was injured when he fell from the top of a bus shelter at work. The Work at Height Regulations 2005 sets legal guidelines which must be adhered to by employers or anyone who is responsible for the work of others. The regulations apply to any work which takes place at a height where there is a risk of a fall which could cause personal injury. The regulations are in place to protect employees from injury and ensure that duty holders do not neglect their responsibilities.
If a person is injured and negligence can be proved Michael Lewin Solicitors will accept the case on a no win no fee basis; their experience in both major and minor claims and even fatal accident injury claims ensures their clients are receiving highly professional legal support in the UK
Compensation is awarded for pain suffering and loss of amenity. Mr M was fortunate to have survived his fall at work. But unfortunately as statistics have shown falls from height have claimed the lives of too many people.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident you may want to investigate compensation not only for your loved one but for yourself and any dependants. The accident may have also had a substantial financial impact which needs to be considered.
What you also need to know is that you will not have to pay a penny for our help. If your claim is accepted the solicitors will support you on a no win no fee arrangement also know as the conditional fee arrangement. So you can stop worrying about the financial issues regarding making a claim which is the last thing you need to worry about at such a difficult time.
If you have suffered a slip trip or fall or have tragically lost a loved one in a fatal accident Michael Lewin Solicitors offer sensitive and professional injury claims advice and will support you every step of the way until you receive the compensation in the UK that you deserve just call : 0844 499 9302.