Oakwood Solicitors helped Miss N when she was injured at work; they offer an outstanding professional service to anyone who has suffered a genuine slip trip or fall that wasn?t their fault and who may need a compensation claim specialist in the UK to handle their case.

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Miss N from Norfolk was only 22 year old when she was injured at work through no fault of her own. She was injured when she fell to the ground after slipping on a ramp.

Slips trips and falls like Miss N’s are the most common cause of injuries in the workplace. Many of them can be avoided by taking basic precautions.

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.

Oakwood have dealt with such a wide variety of claims relating to a slip trip or fall; they work on a no win no fee basis for each compensation claim they accept and their clients can be sure they are receiving top quality specialist advice in the UK.

You are entitled to be safe in any public or work environment and there are laws to protect you against any slip trip or fall which is not your fault.

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.

Miss N received ?3000.00 in compensation for her accident.

If you have experienced a slip trip or fall and want to make a compensation claim with the help of specialist solicitors in the UK call Oakwood on: 0844 499 9302.
and we can talk you through your claim today.

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