Slip, trip, fall or other accident in a public place

As part of everyday life we are faced with many different hazards – the majority of which do not cause us any harm. However, there are hazards that can cause serious injuries. If you have been injured in an accident which was caused by someone else’s negligence, you are legally entitled to compensation.

Each year we deal with hundreds of claims including slips, trips, falls, injuries caused by fallen masonry or other types of accident. Some examples of claims include:

Duty of care
Owners of premises have a duty of care to keep their property safe. For example, during the winter months supermarkets and shops have a duty of care to keep areas free from ice and avoid accidents. They have to ensure areas outside the store are kept gritted and salted.

What to do following an accident in a public place

  • If possible, take photographs of the location, the surface and any warning signs

  • Note the details of any potential witnesses (name, address and telephone number)

  • Keep the shoes you were wearing – they may be needed as evidence

  • If you are injured, seek medical advice as soon as possible

Our personal injury solicitors
Our passion is helping people who have been injured in a non-fault accident, claim compensation and treatment. Anyone who has been injured by someone else is legally entitled to compensation, and our service is designed to make claiming compensation as straightforward as possible. Our personal injury solicitors are some of the most experienced in the UK , with access to leading medical experts and rehabilitation centres across the country. Click here for more information about our personal injury solicitors

Risk-free service
You may be wondering how you will fund your claim for compensation. At Accident Compensation People, we work on a no win, no fee basis, which means that you can make a claim safe in the knowledge that you don’t have to pay any upfront costs. What’s more, you don’t have to pay any legal fees in the event your claim is unsuccessful. Click here for more information about our no win, no fee policy

Contact us now for expert legal advice
If you would like to speak to one of our claims advisors about a slip, trip, fall or other type of accident in a public place call us on 0800 781 7789 or complete the claim assessment form opposite and we’ll get back to you.



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