Slip trip and fall claims
Have you been injured in a slip trip and fall accident that wasn’t your fault?
Slip Trip and Falls, still remain the most common cause of major injury in retail. Whether you have had a fall in a shopping centre, or a trip in the workplace that wasn’t your fault then you could claim compensation. Nobody is immune from the odd embarrassing slip, trip or fall, and it can happen to pretty much anyone, anywhere, and at any time. Our friendly team at DIYPI can help you decide if you are eligible to make a slip, trip or fall claim for compensation.
If you have been injured in a slip trip and fall accident within the last 3 years that wasn’t your fault then contact us at DIYPI personal injury, we will get you back on the road to recovery as quickly as possible.
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Making a slip trip or fall accident claim
Some examples of slip, trip and falls can significantly increase if pre-determined levels of responsibilities aren’t met by certain accountable parties whose businesses or services operate in the public arena.
We all have the right to remain safe while walking on a pavement, as well as when negotiating thoroughfares in our workplaces, retail establishments, restaurants, and bars.
There have been plenty of instances when an avoidable slip, trip, or fall has led to serious injury, which has affected the long-term health of the victim, perhaps years after the accident.
Physical effects of a Slip Trip and Fall accidents
If you’ve been hurt and believe your injury was caused by the negligence of someone else, we are here to help you.
We can provide key information on how to start your claim, so you can get the financial support for your recovery from the outset and into the future.
While these types of accidents might first appear relatively minor, we have seen the impact and result of these types of accidents on a victim’s quality of life thereafter, as well as the people around them. Sometimes the effect on the ongoing health and mobility of the victim can even be permanent.
In addition to a serious physical injury, some factory workers suffer from psychological stress too.
During the healing process – the duration of which fluctuates from person to person, depending on injuries and personal circumstances – some people notice signs of increased stress. One such condition often cited being Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD).
Elsewhere, anxiety, depression, anguish, fearfulness, issues with sleep and reoccurring nightmares about the crash can play out.
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We appreciate that any injury can trigger a range of emotions, especially if it is caused by someone else. That’s why your solicitor will also take into consideration any emotional impact you’ve endured, to settle your claim.
Most cases of slip, trip and fall claims arise in the workplace. This is the reason why every reputable company must carry ‘public liability insurance that will cover them in case of an accident found to be caused due to negligence in the workplace. You can make a slip, trip, and fall claim when the accident is substantiated as being caused due to an act of negligence in the case of employers.
Our qualified team are equipped with everything that it takes to handle your claim journey, from beginning to end.
After 18 years, we are well placed to make sure that you’re in receipt of a comprehensive litigation package, designed to protect both you and your family.
Times change, and with it so does the nuances of the legal sector. We grant you access to solicitors who will ultimately guide you towards the most advantageous outcome to your case.
Frequently asked Questions
How long after the accident can I make a claim?
You have three years from the date of the accident to make a claim. However, the earlier the better as specific details of the incident will be more precise in your mind, leading to a more accountable description of the scene.
How do I know who is responsible for the accident?
This is dependant on the location of the accident. If in a shop, restaurant or similar location, then the responsibility will lie with the business owner. Business owners can protect themselves with public liability insurance.
If your fall happens on the street due to a broken kerb or faulty pavement then the responsibly will lie with the local authority. You can speak to our team to find out more about who may be responsible for your accident.
How can compensation help?
Compensation will help you pay for any treatment needed for your injury or loss of income or earnings.
How DIYPI can help with a slip trip or fall accident claim.......
With access to the top personal injury lawyers in the country our experienced team will find the right lawyer for your case and work hard to gain you the full amount of compensation you deserve.
Our friendly team treat each claim with the upmost care and attention to ensure that we secure you the most fair and reasonable financial outcome possible. With a free claims assessment and No Win No Fee* policy, you’ve got nothing to lose.
*What is 'No Win No Fee'?*
A No Win No Fee agreement, also known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) in the legal world, is an arrangement between a claimant and solicitor. In simple terms a ‘No Win No Fee’ arrangement means that you will not pay a fee if your claim is unsuccessful.
*No Win No Fee * typically customers pay 25% of the amount recovered to our solicitors, although this will be subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be more or less than this.
If you cancel the claim after the cooling-off period of 14 days you may be charged a cancellation fee by the solicitor.