Claiming compensation for a slip on ice in an employer’s car park

If you have been left with a serious injury after slipping on ice in an employer’s car park then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. As the conditions start to deteriorate, so to do the chances of your safety as the icy road surfaces make it quite difficult to maintain your balance and in a number of cases you could end up becoming seriously injured. It is your employer’s responsibility to ensure that the workplace is safe for all employees, including the car park and surrounding grounds, so if you feel this has not been the case you could look to claim against them.

What instances might I look to make a claim?

Experiencing a slip or trip as a result of ice in an employer’s car park can be very serious and you could be entitled to make a claim as a result. Some common examples of where you might look to claim include:

·         Accidents which are caused by a failure to maintain a road surface

·         Accidents caused by a failure to adequately clear a road surface

·         Accidents caused by a failure to adequately sign a potentially dangerous road surface

·         Accidents which are caused by black ice

·         Accidents which are caused by a negligent driver.

Who might have been at fault in this situation?

If you believe that you have suffered and injury as a result of a slip on ice in an employer’s car park, then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation. A slip or trip can result in a number of potential injuries such as bruising, broken bones or even head injuries, but if this should occur while you are on work premises then you could look to seek compensation from your employers or a colleague whose actions could have resulted in your injury. It is their responsibility to ensure that the car park is safe at all times so if you believe this isn’t the case then making a claim could be in your best interests.

How can Manners Pimblett help with my claim?

When it comes to making a claim for compensation after slipping on ice in an employer’s car park, it could be in your best interests to seek out the help of experienced professionals. Making a successful claim can be quite a difficult process, but thanks to the team here at Manners Pimblett we can help ensure that the process runs as smoothly as possible and that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. For more information on how we can help you, simply contact one of our advisors today on 0845 077 0772.

 

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