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Slip and Trip Accidents
Slip and Trip Accident Claims
The smallest slip or trip can have substantial repercussions. From leaving you unable to work, nursing one or several injuries to having a long-lasting effect on your health, making day to day life very difficult, in a split second your life can change.
Anyone unfortunate enough to have suffered notable injuries may be entitled to receive compensation. Here at Versus Law, our virtuoso slip and trip accident solicitors in Manchester can provide you with judicious legal advice if you’re considering claiming compensation.
What are the Circumstances In Which I Can Claim Compensation for a Slip or Trip?
Anyone can claim compensation should their life have been affected as a result of a trip or fall, providing that the slip or trip was caused by factors beyond your control. Slip and trip accidents can occur in a plethora of environments.
Specific circumstances that can cause a slip or trip accident can include the following:
- Tripping on uneven pavement slabs
- Slippery liquids or other substances left unattended to on a floor
- Potholes in road tarmac
- Failing down the stairs because of defective handrails or uneven surfaces
- Failing from a raised height, such as a walkway or ramp
- Equipment and other obstructions left unattended to in an environment
The Responsibilities of Premises Owners and Authorities
The occupiers and owners of premises and property are legally obliged to safeguard building occupants. This means that they must ensure that the environment is free of any potential hazards and that appropriate measures, such as clear signage and restriction of access, are taken to prevent potential accidents and highlight hazards.
Highway authorities are responsible for maintaining roads and pavements for pedestrians and motorists. This extends to times of poor and hazardous weather conditions. Safe access across and along environments should always be provided and adhered to.
Should premises owners and authorities fail in their legal obligations and the result being a slip or trip accident, Versus Law slip and trip accident solicitors in Manchester can help you to receive the compensation you’re entitled to.
How Do I Make a Slip and Trip Accident Claim?
Your first step to making a slip and trip accident claim is to contact Versus Law solicitors in Manchester. We will then organise a FREE consultation to discuss your case. Once we understand your circumstances, we will talk you through your options and provide you with expert advice.
At this stage, all you’ll need to do is to provide us with the details or the circumstances surrounding your trip or fall. We’ll need to know the precise location of where the accident occurred. If you have taken any pictures to demonstrate that the accident was not your fault, these would be helpful.
A member of our team will then contact the party you believe to have been partially or fully responsible for the accident. We will inform the party or parties that you’ll be seeking compensation for any injuries and/or damages.
As a client-centric slip and trip accident solicitors in Manchester we manage the whole process on your behalf. With our considerable legal expertise, we will expedite the process as swiftly as possible. Our transparent approach means that we’ll keep up updated of any developments as soon as they happen.
No Win No Fee Slip and Trip Accident Claims
We provide a no win no fee slip and accident claims service. This means that should your claim be unsuccessful; you won’t be liable to settle any outstanding amount. It also means that there are no upfront costs.
Should your claim be successful, the party that you’ve taken the claim out against will be responsible for paying your legal fees, with any outstanding balance deducted from your compensation.
Why Choose Us?
We are an award-winning legal practice with intimate knowledge and notable experience settling slip and trip accident claims. Our transparent approach is complemented by our commitment to helping you achieve the compensation you deserve.
We successfully settle thousands of slip and trip claims every year. This experience demonstrates that we place client satisfaction above all – and that our ability to help you achieve the compensation you deserve is unrivalled.
To receive your free consultation with one of our solicitors in Manchester, contact us today on 0845 555 0606 or email us at email@example.com. If you prefer, you can complete our contact form here.