Accidents involving slips, trips and falls are some of the most common types of accidents you can have. Naturally, we all have to take care when we’re out and about, but you won’t always be able to spot someone else’s negligence until it’s too late.
Every occupier of land or buildings, whether a shop, park, cafe, or hospital, has a duty of care. If you are injured due to a slip, trip or fall caused by the negligence of the occupier, you may be entitled to make an accident claim for compensation.
Some examples of personal injury claims for slips and trips are:
- Slipping on a wet floor in a public place such as a shop, supermarket and restaurant.
- Tripping on council property such as a raised paving slab or pothole
- Tripping over trailing wires
- Fall hazards such as unsafe stairs or ladders.
There are many causes of slip and trip accidents, the above are just a few examples. Whatever the cause of your accident, we are here to help.