Claims for a slip or trip on an unclean or slippery floor

Although they might not appear like much, slipping or tripping can actually be really damaging for your health and could leave you in need of medical treatment. Slips and trips account for the majority of incidents which occur throughout public places in the UK each year, yet despite this they are one of the simplest to avoid if the correct safety measures are put in place. There are numerous obstacles in place which could result in you tripping and this can be quite a painful experience to go through. If you believe that the correct precautions weren’t in place upon receiving your injury then you could look to make a claim for compensation on the grounds of negligence.

Where might I look to make a claim?

If you have tripped or slipped on a slippery floor and have been left needing hospital treatment, then you could look to seek compensation. There are a number of circumstances where a claim could be made, including:

·         Claims if you have tripped on a wet surface

·         Claims if you have tripped on an uneven surface

·         Claims if you have broken a bone

·         Claims if you have been left concussed

·         Claims if you have damaged muscle/ligaments.

Who could be at fault in this situation?

If you believe that you have suffered and injury as a result of an unclean or slippery floor, 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, and if this occurs in a public place such as a restaurant or supermarket then you could look to claim for negligence. There are a number of people who could be at fault in this situation, whether it is the manager of the store or a member of staff for failing to place adequate signposting, but if your health has been put at risk then you shouldn’t have to suffer in silence.

Will Manners Pimblett be able to help me with my claim?

Making a successful claim for compensation can be a difficult scenario that requires your full commitment, but here at Manners Pimblett we can provide you with a team of experienced professionals to help guide you through proceedings, every step of the way. Our experts are among some of the finest in the industry and have the skills to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to.

For more information on how Manners Pimblett can help you, simply call us today on 0800 990 3500 to check what services we have available.


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