The team at What’s My Claim Worth recently settled a claim for our client who was involved in a tripping accident outside his home in Warrington.
Prior to his accident, there used to be a playground directly outside our clients’ home until the Local Authority removed all of the play equipment including swings and slides.
Our client won £6,728 in compensation – click the Claimometer button to start your claim today…
However, not all materials had been properly removed and a stump from a metal post remained in the surface of the pavement where the swing had been cut down. Our client fell onto his outstretched right hand, and as a result of which he fractured the scaphoid bone (a carpal bone in the wrist situated between the hand and forearm on the thumb side of the wrist). Our client underwent surgery to repair this fracture.
Liability (fault) was admitted by the Local Authority due to a breach of the Highways Act 1980 and we were able to settle this claim without court proceedings. Our client received £6,728.50 in compensation for his pain and suffering, loss of amenity, care and travelling expenses.