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Q&A - Trip on broken paving slab

Q:  I was walking along my local high street on a Monday lunchtime approximately 4 weeks ago to go and get something to eat during my lunch hour when I tripped and fell on a broken paving slab.  When I fell to the ground I put out my hands in front of me to break my fall and in doing so I broke my right wrist.   I am a secretary and have been unable to work for the last month.  Do I have a case against the council?  If I do have a case against the council can I reclaim any lost earnings?

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