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Over £10,000 Claimed After Christmas Shopping Trip

Our client suffered a trip whilst Christmas Shopping. Our experts worked to help secure over  £10,000 in compensation.   

 

KEY FACTS 

ACCIDENT TYPE Occupiers Accident
INJURY SUMMARY  Soft tissue damage
CASE RESOLUTION  Case settled in February 2022, £10,500 awarded 
CASE HANDLER  Hayley Bird

 

Circumstances

Our client was at a shopping centre, spending the afternoon Christmas shopping. They had just come out of a store and were walking when they tripped over a metal plinth belonging to a temporary pop-up stall.

The client twisted their ankle and landed heavily. After the incident shopping centre staff arrived and erected barriers around the protruding plinth.

 

Injuries

Due to negligence, our client suffered pain, loss, injury and damage. They suffered back, hip and ankle injuries plus soft tissue damage to their face. They were unable to adequately carry out personal activities such as shopping and domestic tasks for 12 months due to the injuries sustained.

Settlement 

Our client contacted Jefferies shortly after the accident and Hayley Bird took on the claim. 

The claim was settled in February 2022 for £10,500 The settlement compensated the client for both the effects of the injury and other expenses incurred as a result. These included travel expenses to medical appointments, medication costs and costs for personal care and assistance such as shopping and domestic tasks.

HAVE YOU SUFFERED A TRIP OR FALLEN IN A PUBLIC PLACE?

If you have experienced a trip or fall in a public place then you might be entitled to claim compensation. Our experts at Jefferies are ready to help you.

To learn more and to discuss your potential claim in confidence, contact our team on 0800 342 3206. Alternatively, complete our online contact form to arrange an initial no-obligation telephone consultation with a member of our expert team. 

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