Mrs O contacted Michael Lewin Solicitors when she was injured during a fall in a public place and wanted to claim compensation for her injuries; injuries from a fall can vary considerably from bumps bruises broken bones and even whiplash which is why it is advisable following an accident to get compensation claim advice as soon as possible and you won?t get a better service than from Michael Lewin’s personal injury experts in Leeds.
Mrs O tripped on broken paving stones causing her to fall painfully. Many falls occur on the same level when there is a hazard such as a broken paving stone torn carpet or trailing wire which cannot be easily seen by a pedestrian. In these cases the falls are very sudden and awkward due to the fact that the victim is taken by surprise. Slips trips and falls are one of the major causes of accidents in the UK.
In cases such as Mrs O’s a claim can be made against the person responsible for the premises. It may not necessarily be the owner who is responsible. Every occupier of land or buildings has a duty of care to the general public who visit them. It can be a home shop office train bus park or factory.
Public liability is when someone has been injured because a third party has neglected this duty of care. If you can show that the third party which is the person or organisation responsible for maintaining the property or outside space has been negligent you can make a public liability claim.
If you have been the victim of a slip trip or fall if you think you may have whiplash symptoms if you are suffering from any injuries as a result of an accident that wasn?t your fault you can talk to legal professionals today to see if you are entitled to claim compensation; Michael Lewin’s legal advisors in Leeds have an outstanding reputation for their legal expertise and sympathetic customer service.
It is important not to rule out whiplash if you have suffered a fall as your neck may have experienced the same whip-like motion in the fall as it could if you were hit by a car. You need to seek medical attention as soon as possible for a diagnosis and further treatment. You will be asked to describe the accident in as much detail as possible to help your doctor make a diagnosis. It is crucial to get medical attention as soon as possible as this can speed up your recovery.
Call Michael Lewin Solicitors for further information about what action you need to take regarding a whiplash injury or any injury sustained during an accident that wasn?t your fault and you will receive qualified legal advice on what steps to take and how you can claim compensation with the help of the personal injury team in Leeds: 0844 499 9302.