A woman received £20,000 personal injury compensation after a shop display fell on top of her.
The doormats toppled from the stand after being disturbed by a customer who had previously looked at them. They moved suddenly and struck her on the head and shoulders as they fell.
The unnamed victim suffered injuries including soft tissue damage, which was worsened still be treatment. This left her with restricted upper torso movement.
A compensation claim was filed against the hardware store; the name of which was not publicly revealed, following accusations that the stand should have had a guard on to prevent the products from falling.
Money was mainly awarded for damages and injuries, which could include prevented the woman from carrying out simple tasks such as driving and gardening. It will also compensate for lost earnings and other costs she has encountered.
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