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Escalator Fall Victim Awarded £45,000

08 June 2017

A British holidaymaker received a five-figure settlement when an airport accident resulted in extensive injuries.

Slater and Gordon Lawyer: Nicola Rostron is an associate, specialising in travel litigation at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

Settlement: £45,000.

What Happened: Our client fell from a stationery airport escalator when it was switched on by a member of staff.

Impact: Our client suffered various injuries including multiple soft tissue injuries to her legs, shoulder and back.

How Slater and Gordon Helped: We successfully brought a claim. We obtained medical evidence from a GP and a consultant orthopaedic surgeon.

Decision: Settlement of £45,000.

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