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Fall From a Ladder at Work

Have you fallen from a ladder at work?

Work Accident Diagnosis

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Compensation after a fall from a ladder


  • Fallen from a ladder
  • Using wrong ladder type
  • Suffered pain and injury
  • Unable to return to work
  • Loss of income
  • Require rehabilitation treatment

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What's an accident at work?

There used to be a long-running television advert showing a gentleman falling off a ladder and then explaining how he called a freephone number and subsequently received a compensation payment – how many of you saw the advert and thought it was his own fault!? Well, guess what? It wasn’t. To the uninitiated a ladder is just a ladder, once you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all, right? Wrong! Different ladders are designed for different purposes, some of them may have general purpose domestic use, others are designed for heavier industrial purposes. Some need additional support to safely anchor them while again others do not – the list of seemingly subtle but ultimately vitally important differences between ladders is a long one and using the wrong ladder can result in serious injury. Over 4,000 people are severely injured in ladder accidents every year. If you’ve been unfortunate enough to have experienced a ladder accident that wasn’t your fault then here at Mercury Legal Online we can help you make a claim for compensation. You are entitled to make a claim if your injury was sustained as a result of:

  • A ladder breaking
  • An unsecured ladder
  • Losing your footing
  • Being provided the wrong ladder height

Worried about making a claim against your employer?

You shouldn’t worry about taking legal action against your employer. They will be covered by insurance and by making a claim you could help reduce the risk of similar accidents happening in the future. Our specialist team will provide the necessary support to help you through what may be a difficult time. From 1st April 2013 when you contact us you will not be asked to pay any money whatsoever up front and even if your claim is unsuccessful through no fault of your own you will never be asked to pay anything to anyone.

Our friendly team will guide you through the claims process

Our friendly team will do the hard work and form-filling so you don’t have to. Simply fill in our compensation claim form and one of our expert advisers will be in touch or if you prefer you can talk directly to someone now by calling our 24hr Mercury Legal helpline on 0800 122 3130, or request a call back – your claim will be dealt with immediately either way.

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Claiming For falling from a ladder 


No Obligation Help

If you are unsure if you have a claim for falling from a ladder at work, then call our team for free, no obligation advice on making a claim. They will ask you some simple questions about your exposure and will be able to tell you if you have a claim or not. Call 24/7 0800 122 3130.