Slip And Fall Injury – £50,000 – Back Injury

Workplace accident claim injury example:

Accident at work claim was made when an injured worker who had fallen down stairs in an office building.  A compensation claim by the accident solicitors who acted on behalf of an employee obtained £50,000 compensation for the accident at work, injures sustained Severe back injuries, not involving paralysis.


The Accident in the workplace was due to an employee who was working as a secretary had slipped and fallen down the stairs.  The slip was caused by mud and water which was trampled into the office building. 

It was admitted by her employers that the accident was their fault for failing to take steps to minimise and reduce the risk of a slipping injury by failing to install adequate and correct anti-slip flooring and maintenance.

The injured worker fell down a flight of stairs (10 in total) and landed awkwardly.  Her back taking the brunt of the fall.

The accident at work caused the worker extreme and severe back pain.  She was suffered from a disc legion, a vertebrae, osteoarthritis and severe pain but not involving paralysis.

She under went several operation on her back and extensive physiotherapy.

The injury was such that the secretary was unable to return to her pre-accident work due to the fact that she could not sit on a chair for pro-long periods. 

The health and safety department investigated how the accident at work happened and suitable flooring, notices and cleaning maintenance are now strictly followed to prevent similar accidents in the work place.

Accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £50,000 for the work related accident.  This was for the injuries alone.  She also obtain substantial compensation for her loss of earnings, past, present and future, care claim, medical claims and loss of pension entitlement amongst others in the region of £100,000. The worker also received compensation for expenses and loss of earnings.

The accident at work solicitors acted on a NO WIN NO FEE agreement and recovered all legal costs off the insurance company. The worker received 100% compensation and 0% legal costs.