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A slip, trip or fall can be very distressing and humiliating and can cause serious injury.

All shops, workplaces, restaurants and other public and private venues or associations have a duty to ensure that their premises are safe for visitors and customers and the general public.

Local Authorities also have a duty to make sure that public highways such as pavements and roads are maintained to a reasonable standard and do not present a hazard to pedestrians.

You may have a claim if you have fallen due to a raised or rocking paving slab or broken kerb stone, broken or uneven tarmac, a pothole or uncovered manhole, an uneven surface, a worn or frayed carpet, liquid or food spillage on a shop or restaurant floor or trailing wires and cables.

You may also have a claim if you trip or fall due to poorly maintained flooring or stairs in rental property such as council housing.

 

 

Public Places

If you have suffered an injury due to a slip, trip or fall in a public place you may have a claim. All public areas and venues covered by local authorities have a duty to keep the environment safe for visitors.

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Occupiers’ Liability

If you have suffered an injury whilst a guest or visitor at a business or private premises you may have a claim. All occupiers of premises have a duty to reasonably ensure the safety of visitors, by taking procedures to assess their premises and identify possible hazards.

Whilst we do not encourage or endorse trespassing, you may even have a claim under these circumstances.

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Shops

If you have you suffered an injury due to a slip, trip or fall in a shop you may have a claim.

Both employees and customers alike have the right to expect owners of retail premises to ensure against hazards such as obstacles left on the floor, worn floor coverings or spillages.

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Offices

If you have you suffered an injury due to a slip, trip or fall in an office you may have a claim.

Both employees and visitors alike have the right to expect owners or landlords of offices to ensure against hazards such as obstacles left on the floor, worn floor coverings or spillages.

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Highway Trips

If you have suffered an injury due to a slip, trip or fall on a public highway you may have a claim.

Local Authorities have a duty to ensure that public highways, pavements and roads are maintained to a reasonable standard and do not present a hazard to pedestrians.

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Potholes

If you have suffered an injury caused by a pothole or a poorly maintained road or pavement you may have a claim.

Local Authorities have a duty to ensure that public highways, pavements and roads are maintained to a reasonable standard and do not present a hazard to pedestrians.

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Spillages

If you have suffered an injury due to a spillage in your workplace, or on any public or private premises you may have a claim.

Restaurants, cafés, shops, workplaces and Local Authority-controlled public areas alike have a duty to ensure that their environment is safe for visitors and customers.

If you have been hurt by slipping on any kind of spillage – you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim.

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Defective Premises

If you have been injured on somebody else’s premises because of any fault or defect on that property you may have a claim.

Workplaces, shops, restaurants, and private rental and council housing all have a duty to ensure that their premises are safe for visitors, customers and residents and avoid defects such as raised paving slabs, worn carpets or bare wiring.

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