Mr W contacted Michael Lewin Solicitors when an accident at work injured his knee; Michael Lewin offer professional legal advice for a slip trip or fall on a no win no fee basis for any genuine compensation claim in the UK.
Mr W was 21 when he slipped on a frozen bread roll which had been left on the floor of the storage freezer at work. The fall left him with a painful injured right knee
It is a basic health and safety rule that all floors should be clean dry and clear of any obstacles that can be a trip hazard.
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.
Michael Lewin don?t ask for any payment from clients who have suffered a slip trip or fall that wasn?t their fault; the expert team of solicitors work hard to obtain the maximum compensation for each claim they handle in the UK.
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.
When a client is injured they want their claim resolved as quickly as possible with the minimum about of fuss. Michael Lewin offer exceptional customer service and strive for a speedy resolution for all of their clients.
Mr W was awarded ?2750.00 for his injury when his case was resolved.
If you have had a slip trip or fall either at work or in a public place and want to make a compensation claim call Michael Lewin Solicitors in the UK on: 0844 499 9302.