Claiming compensation for falling out of an open window

If you have been injured as a result of falling out of an open window then this can be a very dangerous situation and could require you to have a lengthy stay in hospital. If the accident happened at work then it should be recorded in the accident book for purposes when looking to make a claim. This way it will be documented that it was a substantial enough injury for it to be brought to the attention of your employer and can help your chances of seeking compensation.

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There are several instances where you could get injured at work only for it to reprise again in the future, which is why it is all the more important for you to take a note of it. It is your employer’s duty to ensure that you are protected and have appropriate safety equipment, so if they have failed to provide you with appropriate safety equipment then a claim could be taken out against them for negligence.

Where might I look to make a claim?

It is important that all safety precautions are in place when working near an open window, as you could be left with a serious injury. Some examples of injuries you could receive include:

·         Claims against a lack of safety equipment

·         Claims if you have lost a limb as a result of falling/broken glass

·         Claims if you have broken a bone

·         Claims if you have been left paralysed

·         Claims if you have been left brain damaged

Who could I make a claim against?

If you been left injured after falling out of an open window, whether it was in the workplace or not, then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation. If your health has been put at risk where it could have been avoided, then you could make a claim, whether it is against your employer or a company for failing to provide adequate safety measures. You shouldn’t have to suffer the consequences in silence and making a claim could be a huge benefit to you and it could help you with any financial issues you have incurred as a result. 

How can Manners Pimblett help with my claim?

If you have fallen out of an open window and have been left with serious injuries as a result, then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation if you can prove that negligence has occurred. An injury such as this will require a lot of medical attention and could result in you missing out on work, meaning you could be left out of pocket financially. Seeking out professional help could be your best option and the team at Manners Pimblett has a wealth of experience, while our specialist advisors will work with you throughout the case to ensure your success.

If you are in need of assistance, simply contact one of our highly qualified team today on 0845 077 0772. 

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