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Pavement Fall

According to recent reports, the weakening of UK pavements has caused a significant number of accidents in the past few years and the number of injuries occurring due to this corrosion is also on the up. A Pavement Fall may occur due to crack, pot holes, or loose paving slabs. If anyone has become injured due to a defect in a pavement, then he is entitled under UK law to make a personal injury claim.

Some councils have started inspection and maintenance programs to check all kinds of defects on UK pavements.

Injuries caused due to the pavement fall:

  • Foot injuries
  • Ankle injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Back and Neck injuries

If an accident occurs due to pavement fall, you may consult a personal injury solicitor for free advice regarding all the health claims.
To be eligible for making pavement compensation claims there is some form of defect in pavement for making council or authority responsible for the pavement fall and also the personal injury that occurs due to pavement defect.

The two most common causes of defects of pavement fall:

  • Potholes
  • raising of paving slabs

In order to hold the council responsible for any kind of injury the pothole needs to be at least an inch deep then you are eligible for making compensation claim.

Procedure to be followed to make claim success:

  • Present the photographs of defect at time of making pavement fall injury claim.
  • Name and contact of witness of your pavement trip.
  • you should make a report of your pavement accident to the local council to make personal injury claim successful

All you need to make personal injury you need expert solicitor who are fully experienced in generating compensation for personal injury claim because of the pavement fall. The expert solicitor provides 100% compensation to the claimant and also provides the basic information and advice about all compensation related to personal injury claims. The expert solicitors are experience enough in dealing in winning compensation claims. They will help you to understand the level of compensation and also ask all the details of accident or injury. Hiring a lawyer of No win No Fee would be the beast for the case as you not have to bear any kind of loss if your claim would not likely to be successful.
Testimonials
Trip on highway
Mrs J tripped on a pothole whilst crossing a service road running parallel to a main road, fracturing her shoulder, wrist and ankle. The Council initially denied full liability for her accident alleging Mrs J was partly to blame for not avoiding the pothole. Cooks arranged a Conference with a barrister and on his advice rejected this. After intense negotiations Mrs J was awarded £17,000.00 she said:
"I had help from the start regarding my claim and found the advice very reassuring. I have never had to make a claim before so was apprehensive but you did a lot to alleviate my worries. Thanks again for all your help and support."
Mrs J from London

See how much your claim could be worth.

Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
£30,000
Wrist Injury
£3,000
Serious Neck Injury
£30,000
Serious Hand Injury
£10,000
Ankle Injury
£3,000
Serious Knee Injury
£20,000
Serious Head Injury
£50,000

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case