Slip, Trip and Fall Accident Claims

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Thousands of people suffer slip, trip and fall accidents and injuries every day at work, whilst shopping or just walking on a pathway or crossing a road. It is when the accident was caused by third party negligence, which could be a trailing cable, a pothole, or stock left on the floor, for example, that slip, trip and fall accident claims may be made on a no win no fee basis.

For over a decade we have been helping people who have been unexpectedly injured to make slip, trip and fall accident claims. Many of these injuries suffered are fractures or soft tissue damage which may be sprained, torn, pulled or stretched tendons, ligaments or muscles in the leg, ankle or foot, shoulder, hand or fingers.

Upon accepting your claim, we will appoint a specialist personal injury claim solicitor. Your injury claim will be handed on a 100% no win no fee basis. As well as claiming for your injuries and suffering, we will also claim for other damages such as loss of earnings, medical, travel and home help expenses.

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Your claim will be dealt with as quickly as possible and you will be kept fully informed throughout the process.

Whatever your accident circumstances resulting in an injury from a slip, trip or fall accident, please contact us today by calling free on 0800 814 0014 or 0344 545 0110 from mobiles and speak to our fully trained, friendly staff. You may request a call back claim online button in the toolbar above or at the bottom of this page.

 

For further details on slip, trip and fall accident compensation claims please see text below

Slip, trip and fall accident claims against supermarkets

If you suffer a slip and fall accident in a supermarket, whether it’s in Asda, Tesco, Morrisons or any other supermarket you could be entitled to make an injury claim for compensation.

The supermarket management in stores such as Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and most other shops want to avoid a slip and fall accident claim and therefore tell their staff to take care when putting out stock and not to leave trip hazards lying around. Various trip hazards are sometimes left in a dangerous position and customers or staff do suffer a trip or slip and fall injury. At times empty cardboard boxes from the stock are left on the floor which can cause customers a slipping or tripping accident. Other times it may be from a cable lying across the shop floor from a cleaning machine causing a hazard.

When a spillage has occurred or the floor has been cleaned and mopped, there should be warning signs in place if the floor remains wet. This will warn the staff and customers of the dangerous area and help prevent any slip and fall accidents from happening.

Potholes resulting in slip, trip and fall accident claims

Potholes are a major reason for compensation claims through causing a slip and fall accident. There are various factors as to whether or not a claim can be made on such defects. As a guide, if the defect measures an inch or more in depth, and is on a pavement or road it should be possible to make a slip and fall injury claim. If you have suffered an slip and fall injury due to a pothole, it is advisable to take photographs of the area with measurements using a tape measure if possible. Also any witnesses to the incident or defect, particularly if the witness is able to state how long the defect has been there for, would be useful.

Raised, broken or unstable paving slabs

Raised, broken or unstable paving slabs, are common place and therefore the cause of many slip and fall injury claims. As with potholes, as a guide, the slabs should be raised or dipped by at least one inch, and photographs should be taken of the area as soon as possible following the slip and fall accident.

Uneven pavements slip, trip and fall accident claims

Pavements should be even and level, as with broken slabs or potholes if the pavement dips an inch or more and you sustain an injury you may be able to claim slip and fall compensation.

Slip, trip and fall accident claims awards

A medical assessment may be required to help determine the exact level of slip and fall accident compensation you will receive based on all of your injuries and length of suffering. To see examples of slip and fall injury compensation awards, please click on the link for our Compensation Estimator above.

Every year, thousands of people suffer a slip and fall injury due to a non fault accident and successfully claim compensation with our help on a No Win No Fee basis.

Whatever the cause of your slip and fall accident and injury, please contact our friendly staff today. We will discuss your accident claim circumstances with you, assess your claim and advise you of the next step.

While some consider a slip and fall accident to be trivial, or a classic example of Britain’s ‘compensation culture’, the reality is that a slip and fall injury can be very serious, with adverse consequences for life.

Public and private organisations have a duty of care to keep visitors safe. Local authorities must keep pavements and public highways in a safe condition for public use.

Some causes of slip, trip and fall accident claims:

  • Slipping or tripping on defective pavements – such as those with uneven slabs.
  • Defective utility grids causing injuries to a child.
  • A slip and fall injury from a wet floor in a public building with no warning signs.
  • A slip and fall injury to a child in a playground or sports centre.
  • Fall from a roof accident.
  • A slip and fall accident caused by housing disrepair and defective premises if you are a council tenant.
  • Injuries to cyclists, motorcyclists and motorists caused by potholes in roads.
  • Slip and fall injury in a supermarket if trip hazards are left lying around, or if there are no warning signs about a wet floor.
  • Slip, trip or fall working as a refuse collector, postman or a utility meter reader

But, whatever the cause of your slip and fall accident, you could claim through the Accident Advice Bureau. If you do, you’d be joining many people who make slip and fall accident claims through us each year.

We’ll be glad to discuss your particular slip and fall accident claim circumstances. We’ll assess your claim carefully, and give you sound advice about how to proceed.

At the Accident Advice Bureau, we fully understand that your slip and fall accident has already been a fairly stressful business – so we make the process of pursuing a claim as easy and hassle-free as possible.

Don’t forget, you may also be able to claim for special damages, such as damaged clothing or property, travel or home help needed following a slip and fall accident. This is on top of any slip trip or fall injury compensation.

Please contact us today by calling free on 0800 814 0014 or 0344 545 0110 from mobiles and speak to our fully trained, friendly staff. You may request us to call you by using the request a call form or click the claim online button at the bottom of this page.

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