A third of all people over the age of 65 fall each year, increasing to half of the people over 80 years old. In a society where the population of over 65 year olds is expected to increase by 50 percent within the next ten years, these are quite...
Stephensons’ personal injury solicitors have recently settled a case on behalf of a man who fell as a result of a pothole at his place of work.
The man, working as a pilot, was making his way towards an aircraft hangar when he fell as a result of a pothole, twisting his right foot. He suffered from ligament damage to his right knee and was unable to drive, work or take part in his usual hobbies for 5 weeks.
The airport did not admit liability, however, made an offer of £6,000 which our client accepted.
Accidents at work are unfortunately very common and can result in serious injuries such as in this case. We have a team of personal injury specialists who are available to help people who have suffered from falls.