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Slippery Pavement

Anybody can become a victim of a minor or major injury from a Slippery Pavement. Slippery pavements can prove to be fatal. If you have ever been injured from falling, slipping or tripping on a pavement you can always claim for compensation. You must take the help of a law professional to claim for your compensation irrespective of the level of your injury. You should never suffer in silence as the same accident can happen with others as well.

Pavements are the most common place of an accident because of irregular pavements which lead to slipping on them. It is the right of every victim to have a compensation claim if he/she had no fault in it. The compensation claim can used to recover the hospital bills and the losses experienced. If any sort of repairing work is going on the pavement, it is then the responsibility of the authority that is carrying out task to inform the public about it by putting up signs. The authorities should make sure that the safety of the public is not at risk and the required safety measures should be taken well in advance to avoid any mishap.

Pavement accidents are the most common type of accidents. If you are a pavement accident victim you can claim for compensation against the authority which was responsible for creating the circumstances of your slip. If you are confused on how to go about claiming for the compensation, take the help of a skilled and knowledgeable solicitor. The solicitors are basically personal injury lawyers who will guide you through the entire legal process of claiming compensation. These personal injury lawyers work on the “No Win No Fee” policy. This policy states that the solicitors will not charge anything from you and they will only get their fees if they win the case. The fees will be paid by the other party’s insurance company. Therefore you don’t have to worry about the legal expenses at all. The solicitors help you claim the compensation in the most efficient manner as they are well aware of the legal complications. The solicitors work for the client’s interest and use only those ways of negotiation which will benefit the clients.

If the solicitors win the case the victim is assured of full compensation, medical expenses, and recovery of the loss of the earnings during that span of time and other expenses. But the basic criteria for selecting a case by the solicitors are the chances of winning the case. It is very important that you must have no fault in the accident and it is advisable to take pictures of the accident and collect witnesses. All this will act as evidence and help you in winning the case.

Mrs B was crossing a pedestrian crossing pushing her grandson in a baby buggy when she was knocked to the ground by a car driven by the defendant. The accident caused a complex fracture to her right foot.   Liability was denied as both parties claimed the lights were in their favour. At trial Cooks were successful in proving Mrs B’s case and she was awarded £90,000.00.
"I would like to thank you and all your staff for your courtesy and professionalism in what has been a very distressing time for us all..."
Mrs B from London

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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