Roll Over And Over

It turned out that Mr B’s luck wasn’t in after all when a friend offered him a lift home, saving him the walk. Unfortunately for Mr B it turned out that his friend liked to drive rather too fast, and even more unfortunately without the skill to do so. Things came to a head when […]

Cobbled Together

Mr K was working on a redevelopment project. He needed to carry out some work in the boiler room that was below ground. The existing steps had been taken out and replaced with some temporary steps that looked as if they had been made out of some old bits of wood, found around the site. […]


Mrs Q went into town to do a bit of shopping. As she was walking through the pedestrian arcade area she slipped and fell on ice on the ground. The weather at the time was very cold and it had been icy for a few days. We put her claim to the council on the […]

Door Strip Trip

The company Mrs E works for rent office space in a building. To get to her room Mrs E travels up in the lift and walks along a corridor. There is a set of doors on the corridor with a rubber strip at the bottom of them that they close to. The strip had come loose […]

A Trip Down The Lane

When Mr T set out for a walk  close to where he lives he didn’t intend his final destination to be his local accident and emergency department, but having taken the wrong type of trip down the lane, that is exactly where he did end up. We took up a claim for Mr T and […]

Hidden Hazards

Ironing, a necessary evil, but not most peoples idea of a fun way to spend your time….as a colleague said to me just the other day…”life is too short to waste it ironing” Mr P would definitely agree with that sentiment, especially after his even more unpleasant than usual experience of doing the ironing, and […]

A Not Very Convenient Store

Mrs C got a little more than she planned on when she popped into a convenience store, as well as her purchase she ended up with injuries and a protracted course of medical treatment. There is a step up at the entrance, but unfortunately it is coloured the same as the floor surface around it, […]

Bottle Stopper

Mr H works in a factory that makes glass bottles. On this particular day, he had to change something within the machine. This was a fairly common practice, and something that is done often. Unfortunately on this occasion, whilst Mr H was changing the item, a colleague on the other side of the machine accidentally […]

Ladder Fall

Ladders are dangerous if not used properly. They are responsible for thousands of accidents every year, both in work places and around the home. But, they are an essential tool for a lot of people, and jobs. The trick therefore is to use them safely, and most importantly know what you are doing. This certainly […]

It’s A Cliché For A Reason

As every fan of slap stick comedy and cartoons will tell you banana skins are slippery. Step on one and…oops, up in the air and down you go. Mrs S found out on a recent visit to her local supermarket that it is very true in real as well. As she was walking along an aisle […]