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Can I Claim for Accident at Wilkinson?

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Clearwater Solicitors can help you make a compensation claim if you’ve been injured in an accident at Wilkinson! We have plenty of experience in retail accident claims and can give you the skilled, professional assistance and representation you need to win your Wilkinson accident claim – just call us on 08000 430 430 or fill in our online enquiry form to get started!

Wilkinson injury claims

Wilko has more than 300 stores in Britain, selling a huge range of household essentials, and these stores see thousands of customers every day. Wilkinson has a duty of care towards all of these customers and all of its employees, and must take all reasonably practicable steps to ensure preventable accidents do not occur on its premises.

When Wilkinson fails in this duty, then people who suffer injuries as a result of these failings can make Wilko accident compensation claims. There are a range of different accidents that can cause injuries in Wilkinson – these include:

–          Slips and trips

Paint, food, drink, litter and obstructions in walkways can lead to slips and trips in Wilkinson, which can cause serious injuries. Wilkinson must take all reasonably practicable steps to prevent slips or trips from happening on its premises.

–          Falling items

Items that are poorly stacked on shelves can fall over and hit people, poorly-maintained displays and fittings can collapse or fall from the wall and land on customers, and furnishings can come loose, fall down and injure staff or customers.

–          Manual handling injuries

When people lift up heavy objects or reach for items in difficult-to-reach places, they can sprain bones or develop serious musculoskeletal disorders. Wilkinson employees have a higher risk of developing these injuries than customers, but they can afflict anyone.

Making a compensation claim against Wilkinson

If you want to make a compensation claim against Wilkinson, you should speak with Clearwater Solicitors to give yourself the best possible chance of success and to maximise the overall value of your claim.

The following hints and tips could also support your claim:

–          Photograph the location the accident occurred in and anything else that led to the accident

–          Take down the names and phone numbers of any witnesses

–          Report the accident to Wilkinson and ensure they record your report in the accident book

–          Ask for a copy of this report

–          Consult a doctor about your personal injuries and have them examined and recorded

–          Keep detailed records of any financial losses you incur as a result of the accident at Wilko, and retain any bills, receipts and wageslips that prove your losses

Clearwater Solicitors have the skills and experience you need to recover all the money you deserve in your compensation claim, so if you get in touch with us to make a Wilkinson injury claim, you can rest assured your case is in safe hands.Call us on 08000 430 430 to speak with a legal advisor today, or alternatively, just fill in our online enquiry form and we will get back in touch.

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