Slips, trips and falls are remarkably common. They are often only minor, and are sometime the source of amusement. Unfortunately though, all too often they are serious and can result in much pain and humiliation. Long term injuries and health problems as the result of a slip or a trip are not uncommon.

In any successful slip or trip personal injury claim, it is essential the claimant is able to prove blame... that their injury was the direct result of another person's negligence.

If you have been injured in a trip or a fall, on land other that your own, then you could be entitled to claim for compensation. At Manners Pimblett we are experts in this area. Read on to find out more...

If I'm involved in a trip or a fall (and have been injured as a result), what measures should I take in the immediate aftermath?

Straight after a trip or a fall, you are likely to feel embarrassed, disorientated and be left in pain. However, there are several things you must remember to do, in order to maximise your chances of a successful claim.

After you've had a trip or a fall, you should:

So I've done all that, do I really need a lawyer?

Yes. This area of law can become complex and is continually evolving.

You are not required by law to have qualified legal representation, and often you may think you case is cut and dry. You fell over on a slippery floor in a shop and there was inadequate warning signage. Case closed? Not always...

The law requires, those responsible for the land you slipped or tripped to have acted resonsably in trying to prevent the accident from happening.  What is reasonable in one case may not follow in the next, and this is where you need the expericance of a solcitior specialised in this area of the law.

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