Claim Slip Trip Fall: The steps to claiming compensation for personal injury following a UK slip trip or fall accident
Claim slip trip fall: On this page you will find a summary of all our articles describing the most common types of slip trip and fall accidents you might suffer in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland – with a link to a page which will answer the typical questions that you are likely to have before deciding whether to contact an accident lawyer to make a claim for compensation.
What types of questions will you have before considering making a claim for slip, trip or fall compensation?
Typical questions you might have which are answered in the pages I have written include:
1. Is someone responsible for your slip trip fall accident?
If you trip and fall on a pavement or road – the council or highways authority could be legally at fault.
If you slip in a supermarket or shop – the owner could be held legally responsible.
2. How do you show that someone is legally at fault for your accident?
3. How much is your injury claim likely to be worth?
4. How do you employ the services of a solicitor without costing you any money?
5. How do you know who is the best solicitor to make your claim?
How do you use this summary to find the page that will answer your questions?
Follow the pages in order for a step by step guide as to how to claim slip trip fall compensation.
Headings are used to group pages under the part of the legal process they describe. At the end of each page I have also provided a link to the next page I recommend.
If you have just been involved in a slip trip or fall I suggest you follow each heading in order – you will be taken through everything you need to know to make a claim: from what you should do immediately following your accident and ending with how to instruct a specialist solicitor at no cost to yourself.
If you are already involved with your claim for compensation you will still find the information on this site useful, but I recommend you read through each heading below and click on the link that is of most interest to you to find what you should do.
Index of pages describing how to claim slip trip fall compensation
The Immediate Steps Following Your Accident
What are the immediate steps you take immediately following a trip slip fall accident in the UK? How to gather evidence of a fault with a pavement or road to support your claim for compensation from the council or highways authority.
What is a public highway? The different types of road, street and pavement defect which can cause you to have a UK accident claim.
Showing The Legal Liability For You Accident In The Eyes Of The Law
How to show the council is responsible for your UK highway trip slip compensation claim and how to defeat the council’s statutory defence that a regular and proper system of inspection was in place.
How to claim compensation for the most common types of accident in supermarkets, shops and shopping centres.
Average Payouts Examples And How Long You Have To Claim
Examples of the amounts of compensation you can claim for typical injuries caused in slip trip fall accidents with an explanation as to how your solicitor determines the amount of compensation your specific injury is worth.
A list of body parts and types of injuries with examples of how much compensation you can claim.
Find out why you have three years from the date of your accident or knowledge of your injury to commence a claim at court – with exceptions to the three year rule.
Choosing The Best Accident Lawyer To Start Your Claim
Find out what a specialist UK personal injury solicitor is together with sure fire ways to check that lawyer’s level of expertise and experience before you commit to signing an agreement..
Free and least expensive ways of funding legal costs involved in claiming accident compensation. Where to look for insurance policies you are likely to have in place to meet legal costs and how no win no fee agreements operate to meet your solicitor’s costs.
Claim For Slip Trip And Fall Accident
This page gives you the benefit of my 20 years + experience as a specialist personal injury solicitor by guiding you through the complete process of making a claim for a slip trip or fall – from the initial steps you should take immediately following your accident to choosing the best accident lawyer.
I recommend you:
Click trip slip fall compensation to find out the immediate steps you should take before starting your personal injury claim for a slip trip fall.