Slips, trips, and falls accidents can lead to severe, long-lasting injuries, which can prevent you from making the most of your home and work life. If you’ve been injured in a fall that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to compensation. Contact Accident Advice Helpline today to start your slip trip and fall claim in Wigginton.
What are the main causes of slips, trips, and falls?
The causes of slips, trips and falls are many and varied. They may include:
- Uneven floors
- Wet floors
- Unexpected obstacles in walkways
- Poor lighting on stairs
- Icy surfaces
These hazards can cause a wide range of injuries, including broken lower limbs, sprains, dislocations, and head and back injuries.
If you have suffered from an injury as a result of a trip, slip, or fall you can take the 30-second test by visiting Accident Advice Helpline online, where you will be able to find out if you are able to make a claim for your injury.
Were you responsible for your slip, trip, or fall?
If you have slipped, tripped or fallen in an area as a result of someone else’s careless actions, you could be entitled to claim compensation through our accident solicitors in Wigginton.
Slips, trips, and falls outdoors
Pavements, roads, steps and walkways are generally maintained by local councils, who have a responsibility to keep them safe for your use. Therefore, if you have suffered a slip, trip or fall outdoors, you may be entitled to instruct our team of solicitors in Wigginton to make a claim against your council.
Slips, trips, and falls in public premises
Public premises, such as supermarkets and restaurants, are obliged to ensure that you remain safe from harm at all times. If you have encountered a hazard and suffered an injury while out and about, you may be eligible to make a claim against the owner of the dangerous premises.
Slips, trips, and falls at work
While you are at work, your employer must do everything possible to prevent you from slipping, tripping, and falling. If your employer failed to protect your health and safety and you have suffered an injury as a result, you will be able to hold him or her accountable.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline to start your slip trip and fall claim in Wigginton
At Accident Advice Helpline, our personal injury solicitors in Wigginton have extensive experience of handling claims just like yours.
If you have suffered a slip, trip, or fall within the last three years, and you believe that you were not responsible for your accident, please call our freephone helpline which is open 24/7, and speak to one of our friendly advisers.
So call our friendly team now on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from mobile to start your claim.
Date Published: 16th June 2014
Author: Jan Newell