Accidents arising from slips, trips and falls are often perceived as trivial, and an example of the “compensation culture.”
In reality, a high proportion of such accidents involve serious injury. Health and safety executives estimate that 95% of major slips result in broken bones.
All public and private organisations owe a duty of care to ensure all visitors to premises are safe. Local Authorities are also under a duty to ensure that pavements and public highways are in a safe condition for public use.
Examples of slips, trips and falls claims that have been successfully pursued include those where people have:
I’ve never been in an accident before. I was hesitant about making a claim but First Personal Injury sorted it all out and explained everything.
Mr Harris from Cornwall
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Other examples include:
If you have had an accident which occurred as a result of a slip trip fall and it was not your fault, in the past 3 years, you could be entitled to personal injury compensation.
We’ll talk through the details of your claim over the phone, and then advise further!
If we think you’ve got a valid claim, we’ll take care of everything else – quick & easy!