Can I claim for a slip, trip or fall?
If you are in a public place, you have the right to expect to be safe, and the responsible party has a duty of care to ensure that you are. If you slip, trip or fall and are injured as a result, you may be able to make an injury claim in Ridgeway for compensation.
What are the sorts of things that would make me file an injury claim in Ridgeway for a slip, trip or fall?
If you slip, trip or fall, the most common way is because of uneven paving slabs, although they can occur in many ways, such as:
- Stairs with no handrails;
- Trailing wires;
- Wet flooring;
- Loose carpet;
- Obstacles; and
- Unlit stairs.
What will my injury claim in Ridgeway consist of?
It depends on how bad your injury is to determine how much compensation you will receive for your injuries, but it will also depend on what other effects it has on your life, therefore affecting what special expenses can be claimed for. These can be:
- Travel costs if you cannot drive because of your injury;
- Replacement of any of your goods that were damaged;
- Care costs if you need assistance with your daily tasks;
- Any other cost that is a direct result of the accident;
- Loss of earnings, past and future; and
- Extra medical expenses, such as prescriptions.
What sort of injuries can I expect?
You should not underestimate how serious injuries from a slip, trip or fall can be. Common injuries include:
- Broken bones;
- Back injuries;
- Brain injuries;
- Cuts; and
If you sustain any injury in a slip, trip or fall that was not your fault, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Ridgeway for compensation.
Who should I approach to make my personal injury compensation claim?
Accident Advice Helpline are here to help, as we have helped many thousands of other claimants in the past, making sure that they have had the personal injury compensation they were entitled to.
We have in-house solicitors who are greatly experienced in dealing with accident claims. It is a daily occurrence for them to deal with insurance companies, and insurance companies would rather deal with us, the professionals. It makes everyone’s jobs easier; they speak the same language as each other, so misunderstandings don’t happen. We operate on a no win no fee basis, so you will not have to find any money in order to start your claim — we only get paid when your case has been won.
On our freephone number 0800 689 0500, you will find friendly, professional advisors to give you free advice and help all they can. Accident Advice Helpline never close; there is always someone you can speak to, no matter what time of the day or night.
Date Published: 15th September 2013
Author: David Brown