Accidents involving a slip, trip or fall are often the result of a breach of Health and Safety regulations. Although the vast majority of these accidents cause minor injuries, others, such as trips down steep staircases, can cause serious injuries, such as multiple broken bones.
If you have tripped over in Sheffield and sustained an injury through no fault of your own, please call our Freephone helpline and let one of our legally trained advisors provide you with advice on your legal rights. We will review your claim free of charge and tell you whether you have a valid claim for compensation.
I have tripped over in Sheffield, who will be on the receiving end of my compensation claim?
If you tripped on a road or footpath, you will usually need to make a claim against your local council, while if you tripped in a commercial premises, you will usually need to make a claim against the owner or occupier of the premises.
What will I have to pay?
At Accident Advice Helpline, our experienced solicitors will handle your claim on a 100% ‘no win, no fee*’ basis. This means that you will be able to get a fair hearing and achieve the compensation you deserve, even if you do not have the money to pay for your legal representation.
How long do I have to claim?
If you wish to pursue compensation, you must do so within three years of the date on which you tripped over in Sheffield. Ideally, you should file your claim as soon as possible so that you can grant your legal team the chance to acquire evidence in support of your claim.
Will I need to provide any evidence?
To add weight to your case, you may wish to provide your legal team with photographs of the defect that led to your accident and details of the witnesses present at the time of your trip and fall.
What will I gain from making a claim?
The legal system will not allow you to profit from your claim. However, you will be able to acquire financial compensation for the injuries you have suffered. You will also be able to recoup the cost of any out of pocket expenses you have incurred as a result of your accident. These may include your lost earnings, travel costs and medical expenses.
Call Accident Advice Helpline free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.