Slips/trips/falls accident claim

Slips/trips/falls accident claim

We take slip, trip and fall accident claims on a no win, no fee basis.

If you have suffered an injury from slipping, tripping or falling in a public space such as a shop, an office or even walking down the street, you can claim compensation if the accident was not your fault. You have the right to expect that any public place you enter or even any private building or home is safe from slippery surfaces and things you can trip over such as wires, raised paving stones or damaged carpet.

We have a team of personal injury solicitors who are experienced at winning compensation claims for slip, trip and fall accidents. Our solicitors deal with hundreds of slipping, tripping and falling accident cases each year, recovering thousands of pounds in compensation for our clients.

Common causes of slip, trip and fall accidents are defects on the ground such as broken paving slabs, uneven ground or something protruding from the pavement. Usually slipping and falling accidents on a public road or footpath will be the responsibility of the local Council.

Tripping accidents also occur at work. Your employer or fellow employee may be responsible for your fall by their lack of care whether you slipped on a liquid or substance which should not have been there, fell over something in a common walkway or tripped on an uneven surface. If the accident was the result of a co-worker leaving something in a walkway or spilling something, your employer is liable through what is known as 'vicarious liability'. This means that your employer is responsible for the behaviour of their employees and for ensuring that all employees follow proper safety procedures to keep the workplace free from health risks.

You can also make a claim if you are in a supermarket, a restaurant or a shop and you slip and fall on a wet surface or receive injuries from tripping over an obstruction, but you must be able to prove that the proprietor was aware of the problem and did not take appropriate steps to fix it.

As with any personal injury compensation claim, your solicitor must prove that another party was at least partly responsible for your slipping or tripping accident. If you can, you should take photos of the ground where you slipped or the object which caused you to trip. Your solicitor will need to prove that somebody was aware of the hazard and that no steps were taken to warn people to be careful or to correct the problem.

You can recover damages for your injury, pain and suffering together with any other losses, such as prescription charges, medical treatment, loss of earnings and any other expense incurred as a result of the slipping accident and your injury. Typically, you may have been off work as a result of your injury or been unable to go on the holiday that you had planned. You may have had to pay for prescription charges or painkilling medication out of your own pocket. Your solicitor will recover all losses for you.

Slipping, tripping and falling accident cases are dealt with on a no win. On the successful conclusion of your case, we will recover our costs from the party responsible and so you have nothing to worry about with regard to legal costs.

Claims for slips, trips and falls

For free and expert advice from a personal injury solicitor that specialises in slip, trip and fall accident compensation claim contact us free on 0800 0384 384. We are available to take your call twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.

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