Do you need expert legal help in Knutsford?
Slips, trips and falls are some of the most common types of accidents that can occur anywhere and at anytime. Often the cause of a slip, trip or fall can be due to our own fault; perhaps not looking where we were going or becoming distracted.
However, this isn’t always the case and in some circumstances a slip, trip or fall may be the fault of someone else’s negligence. In this situation, the law states that it is your legal right to pursue a personal injury compensation claim for your injuries.
What are the causes of a slip, trip or fall related accident?
Slips, trips and falls may be caused by:
- Wet flooring
- Icy paving
- Highly polished flooring
- Loose or frayed carpets
- Unsecured rugs
- Loose paving or pavements
- Lack of suitable hand railing
- Lack of adequate lighting
- Sudden changes in flooring height
Common injuries caused by slips, trips and falls
Injuries can range from minor injuries through to severe and life changing trauma and may include:
- Cuts and lacerations
- Soft tissue injury
- Broken, fractured or dislocated bones
- Internal injury or bleeding
- Facial injury
- Neck injury
- Head injury
- Brain injury
- Spinal injury
- Fatal injury
Treating a slip, trip or fall related injury
If you, or someone close to you, has been injured as the result of a slip, trip or fall injury then it is important that medical advice is sought as soon as possible.
X-rays, CT scans and MRI scans may be required to establish the extent of any internal injuries and inform treatment.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
To find out if you are eligible to pursue a personal injury compensation claim for your slip, trip or fall related injury, you may need expert legal help in Knutsford.
If so, why not contact our personal injury team? We can offer you no obligation advice about pursuing a personal injury compensation claim and inform you of your legal rights to claim.
Should you decide to go ahead with your claim, then it will be passed to one of our injury solicitors who can process it on a no win no fee* basis.
To find out more about accessing expert legal help in Knutsford, call us on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Don’t forget – we can also help you to find out how much your personal injury claim could be worth. Just take our 30 second test now and in less than a minute you can find out how much compensation you could receive.
Date Published: 17th April 2014
Author: David Brown