Falling in a manhole, excavations, or other holes can result in a minor or major injury depending on the size, depth and surface type of the exposed area. Falling down in such areas is common due to the absence of any kind of warning signs. These open areas are a high risks for pedestrians, drivers and even workers of the place that is under-construction.
If you have fallen down, slipped or tripped in an exposed area and suffered an injury as a result of pavement obstruction or improper signposts, you may be entitled to make a falling down exposed areas claim against whoever is found responsible for this action.
Whether mild or severe injury, you may be entitled to claim compensation
Employers have the legal duty of care to provide a workplace in accordance to health and safety standards. If the employed fails to do so, and as a result of their employee or a member of the public is injured, the employer may face legal action for their negligence.
Our solicitors at M&S law understand the physical and psychological trauma that can be caused due to an injury of this type. We have helped numerous clients to recover the maximum compensation they were entitled to, throughout the UK.
The injuries caused as a result of falling down in an exposed area include spinal cord injuries, head injuries, scarring, fractures, eye injuries and others which may bring great impact on life. In some cases, it may lead to a severe condition.
We offer a free initial legal consultation. Should you decide to process a claim, your case will be run on a No Win No Fee basis.
Contact us for Falling Down Exposed Areas Claim
If you or your loved one have been a victim of falling down in a manhole or any exposed area, you can contact us on 01254 40 40 55 to make a potential claim for your injury.