Claiming Compensation after a Trip or Slip at Work

If your accident at work involved a slip or a trip, you may have suffered a broken bone, or a soft tissue injury. Some people can even suffer whiplash as the result of a slip accident. Whatever your injury we can help you with our speedy and professional service.

According to the Health and Safety Executive, the government body responsible for policing health and safety in the workplace, trips and slips are the most common cause of major injuries at work and 90% of these involve broken bones. Even minor slip or trip accidents can mean time off work and loss of earnings. In 2010 there were over 15,000 employees who suffered a serious injury due to a slip or trip at work.

Here at Bell Lax, we have years of experience guiding people through the claims process.  Call us now and we will take care of your case for you.

Trip and Slip Accidents: Employers’ Obligations

Employers and the people in charge of a workplace have strict obligations to make sure the workplace is safe.  It should be clean and tidy and free from spillages, oil or other things likely to cause a slip or fall. If an outside area is icy, then a route should be cleared to allow people to work and walk about safely.  Stairs should be properly constructed with handrails and potholes should be filled in. If a floor is likely to become wet, then the surface should be made of a suitable material. Often these precautions are not taken until after an employee has suffered a trip or slip injury.

At Your Side Guidance through Every Step of Your Claim

You can rest assured the specialist lawyer dealing with your case will go to great lengths to ensure you are fully and adequately compensated for every aspect of your trip or slip accident. In some cases, we’ll push for ongoing payments where future treatment or care is needed. If necessary, we’ll try and secure a clause that allows you to return to court should future health problems arise as a result of your accident.

Whatever the seriousness of your slip or trip accident at work, however it was caused, if it wasn’t your fault you should be looking to pursue compensation to cover your pain and suffering, and your financial losses. At Bell Lax we take a genuine interest in our clients and their welfare.

Call Today for an Immediate Decision on Your Case

You might not know if your employer is at fault or whether you have a valid claim, but it’s easy to find out by calling Bell Lax. Give us a call and we’ll be happy to talk with you about your case and let you know how we can help.  In most cases we will tell you by the end of the call whether you have a viable claim.


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