Slip or Trip Accidents.
Have you had a slip or trip?*
Falling, slipping or tripping whilst out and about can be very embarrassing and if you have been injured too it can be painful and upsetting as well, especially if it wasn’t your fault.
Those responsible for public areas have a duty of care to protect people from injury.Employers have to follow health and safety guidelines to prevent accidents The same applies to councils, restaurant owners, office managers, and shop owners. If you have slipped or tripped as a result of someone else’s negligence then you may be entitled to make a claim.
Causes of Slips, Trips & Falls
Quite often people think a slip, trip or fall is funny until they realise someone is hurt. Injuries can be very serious, 24% of these led to the injured party needing over a month off work. There can be serious consequences both emotionally and financially.
The main cause for slip or trip accidents includes, but is not limited to:
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In 2015 most public place accidents occurred on a Saturday, in which the vast majority were slip, trip or fall accidents. The least happened on a Tuesday.