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Pavement Injury

Slipping and tripping on pavements causes a lot of serious injuries in many cases. Some trips can result in broken bones, sprains, concussions, lacerations and worse.  A lot of times, a pavement injury leaves the victim with permanent disability, especially in the elderly. If you have suffered you can take the help of a personal injury lawyer for filing a claim for your injuries. If the accident has caused you serious injury through no fault of your own, you will get compensation for it.

If you have met with the accident because of the pothole that is more on inch deep or the raised slab that is more than one inch raised, you can get the compensation with the help of the experienced lawyer. If the pothole or the raised slab is less than an inch then getting the compensation becomes difficult because this defect is not considered to be sufficient for warrant repair. To get the compensation for the pavement injury, you need to prove that the fault was not yours but the other person or party.  You can report the case to the local council regarding the maintenance of the pavement. You can also take the photographs of the place where the accident actually occurred.

You should take the contact details and names of the witnesses for making the claim stronger.  You can contact the doctor and take the medical examination done for the proof. Make sure that your keep all the receipts and prescriptions of doctor intact for the presentation in the court. The medical report of the doctor is also helpful in getting the compensation for the pavement injury. Filing the injury claim is a tedious process but it can be made hassle free with the help of a lawyer. The lawyer assists you at every point making sure that the case is represented aptly in the court.

These lawyers are also well aware of the complications and loopholes connected with your case. They make sure that your case is strong enough to get you the compensation for your loss. You can get the compensation for the loss of earnings because of the injury, in case the injury has caused to a serious injury; the medical bills are also taken care of by the compensation amount. You can support your family with the compensation money received by the claim. Take help of the lawyers and sail through the tedious claim process.
Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
Wrist Injury
Serious Neck Injury
Serious Hand Injury
Ankle Injury
Serious Knee Injury
Serious Head Injury

*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