Accidents involving slips, trips and falls are some of the most common types of accidents in Par. Although slip, trip and fall accidents tend to occur indoors, they can also happen outdoors due to poorly maintained paths and pavements.
Examples of personal injury claims for slip, trip and falls in Par
There are many different situations in which you may sustain a personal injury as a result of a slip, trip or fall. Here are some examples of valid slip, trip and fall claims in Par.
- Slips on slippery surfaces in buildings open to the public: If you have had an accident in a building such as a supermarket, newsagents, restaurant or beauty salon, and your accident was caused on a slippery floor, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim. Floors can become slippery for a number of reasons: people may have walked water, ice or snow into the building from the outside, or there may have spillages from drinks or leaks from machinery such as fridges and freezers. In these situations, the occupier must have taken reasonable steps to warn you of the dangers posed. For example, they should have placed a wet floor sign in the area. If they failed to do this, and you suffered a personal injury, you may be eligible to make a personal injury claim.
- Trips on pavements and footpaths: If you have an accident on a public pavement or footpath, you may be able to claim compensation from your local authority. For example, if you have tripped on a pothole or a raised paving slab, and you have suffered a personal injury as a result of your accident, then you may be eligible to make a claim with an accident lawyer in Par.
Claiming with an accident lawyer in Par
Providing you’re able to show that the incident wasn’t your fault, a lawyer in Par could be able to help you take legal action. You’ll need to have received medical treatment for your injuries and, in most cases, you’ll need to make your claim within 3 years’ of the accident occurring.
If you fit the criteria for making a claim, why not get in touch with us and find out how we can help? We have over 15 years’ experience in the personal injury industry and we’re always happy to provide free no-obligation advice to new claimants.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
To find out how a lawyer in Par could help you, contact us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 7th February 2014
Author: Jan Newell