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Slip Trip Fall Accidents

Slip trip fall accidents: the UK laws which set out the duties you are owed on private land by the owner (or occupier - person or business with control) of that land

A business such as a supermarket might run a business from a building and have control over the land and be classed as an occupier, but a landlord might own the land resulting in you being owed a duty by the the supermarket business and the landlord.

UK statute law describing the duties you are owed when on private land

The Occupiers Liability Act 1957 - Section 2 Sets Out The Duty To Keep A Lawful Visitor Safe

The Occupiers Liability Act 1957 section 2 sets out the duty of an occupier of private land (the person who lives in, controls or owns a premises) to keep lawful visitors safe, which includes not leaving any hazards which could cause slip trip fall accidents.

The Occupiers Liability Act 1984 - Public Liability For Trespassers

The Occupiers Liability Act 1984 provides for protection to users of an occupier's land by someone other than a lawful visitor. This includes keeping trespassers safe from obvious dangers of slip trip fall accidents.

What is the process to claim compensation for a slip trip or fall accident?

Click slip and fall accident claim to see the article I have written explaining how to claim compensation following a trip slip and fall on private or public land.