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Slips in Public Places

If you have slipped or tripped and have suffered an injury in a public place within the last three years, you may be eligible for compensation.

The most common locations for people to trip or slip in public include:

  • Pavements/Public Highway
  • Parks
  • Playgrounds
  • Schools and colleges
  • Council offices and other premises
  • Garages, car showrooms
  • Car parks

The place where you slip or trip could either be owned by the Local Authority or a private company. Whichever it is, land owners have a duty to make sure their premises are safe for visitors to use. If the floors or surfaces are broken, uneven or dangerous, and cause you an injury, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim.

To get a quick estimation on the amount of compensation you could be entitled to, you might find it helpful to try our Compensation Calculator.

How to make a tripping/slipping compensation claim

Injuries caused by tripping and slipping accidents can be very serious and have long-term effects. This can affect your daily life and also your ability to work.

Our London based team of specialist personal injury solicitors are experts in personal injury claims and can offer sound legal assistance on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis to get you the compensation you deserve.

Our approach to customer service means that our personal injury lawyers will always fight tenaciously to ensure you get the compensation you deserve, so please contact us today and we’ll be happy to discuss your case on a strictly confidential, no obligation basis.

Our personal injury and slips in public places compensation specialists are part of our London based personal injury slips and trips team. We have four decades of experience helping clients from around the UK with a wide variety of legal matters. For expert legal advice use our contact form or call us on 0808 250 6017


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