Have you slipped on a banana peel?
It might seem ridiculous to the older generation, however, numbers of those who have actually slipped on a banana peel are rising, but why?
Although there are no serious injuries documented where the victim has slipped on a banana peel, the latest trend of 2016 is for social media users to purposely place the skin of the fruit on the floor and video as their friends slip on a banana peel.
This new online meme was originally created for comedic value, after all, everyone enjoys a blooper from time to time. That being said, we are now seeing injuries where victims have slipped on a banana peel, and so the online fad has become a somewhat hazardous trend.
Common injuries where the victim have slipped on a banana peel, include, but are not limited to:
- Sprains and strains
- Bumps and bruises
- Head injuries
Accidents in public
If you have experienced a slip, trip or fall, due to a prank or because of a poorly maintained area, you may be able to claim compensation for the harm you have suffered.
Of course, it can be difficult to know if you have a case that is likely to be successful if pursued, which is why, at Accident Advice Helpline, we offer a free initial consultation to determine both liability and your eligibility to claim.
Should we mutually decide that the best next step forward is to file a claim for personal injury compensation, we do so under Accident Advice Helpline’s 100 per cent no-win no-fee* policy. This guarantees that you are under at no financial risk if your claim is not
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With over 15 years’ experience assisting victims of personal injury recover the compensation they deserve for the harm and distress they have endured, at Accident Advice Helpline, we are the experts in this area.
No matter the nature of your claim, for more information or for a free initial consultation, speak with one of our specialist advisors today via our freephone helpline number, 0800 689 0500. Lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for your convenience; speak with us at a time that is best for you.
Date Published: April 29, 2016
Author: Accident Advice