Slips, trips and falls are some of the most common everyday accidents that occur. No matter where you are, accidents can, and often do occur when you least expect them to and injuries are caused as a result. Although a common type of accident, slips, trips and falls can often cause serious injuries, particularly if falls occur down flights of stairs or from a height or if you are elderly or frail.
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a slip,trip or fall as the result of an accident that wasn’t your fault within the last 3 years, then call the expert advisors at Accident Advice Helpline for advice about making a claim. Their friendly and capable advisors can answer your call whenever you decide to phone their 24/7 helpline service. Your call will be answered promptly and your details will be processed efficiently to establish whether you are eligible to proceed with an injury compensation claim for your injuries using their injury solicitors.
Causes of slips, trips and falls
Slips, trips and falls are often caused by:
- lack of suitable handrails on staircases
- inadequate lighting
- loose floor coverings or rugs
- loose tiling and uneven steps
- sudden changes in floor height
- insufficient safety barriers at heights
- trailing wires and cables
- raised iron work in the street
- loose kerb stones on pavements
- poorly maintained equipment such as ladders and platforms
Looking for the best accident advice in East Kilbride?
To start your injury compensation claim you need to firstly establish your entitlement to make a claim. This can be carried out quickly and easily by phoning the advice team at Accident Advice Helpline. Alternatively, you may wish to go online and take part in their unique 30 second online claims test which can inform you of your entitlement to make a claim within just 30 seconds, as well as give you an estimate of the amount you may be awarded.
If you have any concerns about making an injury claim using Accident Advice Helpline’s injury solicitors, then their advisors can offer no obligation free legal advice and information over the phone, leaving it up to you to decide if you wish to proceed with making your personal injury claim.
They can represent you and your claim. This is because they are a national firm that work across the whole of the UK. So if you need the best accident advice in East Kilbride look no further than our expert service.
If you wish to proceed, then their injury solicitors will process your claim reliably and with accountability on a 100% no win no fee basis. Take the online claims test and find out if you could claim or give us a call on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 11th December 2013
Author: David Brown