Miss F sustained a knee injury after a fall in a public place; she came to compensation claim experts in Manchester for advice about the likely financial compensation she could achieve.
Miss F was walking out of a large superstore when she slipped on a pool of water that had been left lying on the floor. No warning signs had been put out to notify shoppers of the hazard. No mats were at the exit of the supermarket in an effort to reduce the risk of a slipping hazard either.
As a result of her accident Miss F suffered damage to the ligaments in her knee. Miss F’s injuries were very painful and she suffered from aching in her knee due to the ligament damage.
Slips and trips of this nature occur very regularly to prevent these sorts of slips trips and falls it is recommended that all employers ensure that they carry out a risk assessment at least once a year. Slips and trips can be easily prevented by adhering to a few very simple housekeeping procedures.
o Tables should have a lip around them to prevent liquids from dripping onto the floor
o Walkways should be kept keep clear of obstructions
o Spills should be dealt with immediately and where possible this should be as a liquid free clean-up
o Floors should be designed from a non-slippery surface
o cleaning staff should be prevented from using cleaning products which can increase the slip factor of the floor surface
o Footwear should always be chosen for the role for which the staff member needs to perform
Miss F decided to use Michael Lewin’s experienced knee injury experts to make her compensation claim in Manchester. The ligaments in the knee are structures that in are in place to keep the knee stable. Damage to the ligaments in the knee can take a long time to heal and can cause problems with walking for months if the damage is severe.
Michael Lewin employs considerate and highly qualified lawyers who fight to get the maximum compensation that we can for the injuries that you have suffered. Michael Lewin’s professional team can take on your case on a no win no fee basis if you can answer yes to these questions:
1. I have been involved in an accident which was not my fault
2. I have suffered from injuries as a result of this accident in a public place
3. My accident is the fault of a third party
4. I have suffered from financial losses as a result of my accident
Obviously our qualified staff will be able to give you more specific advice pertaining to your particular case if you would like us to help. Our initial advice which we gave over the phone is completely free of charge. At this initial stage we will be able to advise you as to whether we can take your claim on a no win no fee basis.
To use Michael Lewin’s knee injury specialists to make a compensation claim in Manchester call 0844 499 9302.