We have all had our moments with automatic doors but our client suffered serious personal injuries whilst out shopping in Northampton as a result of being hit by a door that malfunctioned and closed suddenly. She was struck on the right shoulder with such force that she was knocked over and fractured vertebrae. This spinal […]
Our client was a lawful visitor to the Defendants premises. Our client needed to fetch something from her car. As she was walking down some steps towards her car, she slipped and fell. The cause of the fall was due to black ice on the step. As a result of the fall our client sustained […]
Circumstances of the accident: Our client was walking in university grounds when she tripped in a pothole by a set of stairs. As a result of her tripping she suffered injury and loss. Injuries: Fractured right foot, soft tissue injury to left foot and arm. Resolution: We settled our client’s claim for £4,000.00
Accident Circumstances Our client was walking down a communal staircase when one end of one of the steps broke pulling away the carpet with it. This caused our client to fall down the remaining stairs where she hit the wall at the end. Injuries Sustained: Stretched and sprained ACL and MCL ligaments in the knee. […]
Our client was injured when he fell down a set of stairs at a local leisure centre. The access to the stairs was proven to be unsafe and have since been cordoned off. Our client suffered a skull fracture in the accident. We took on this claim on a No Win No fee basis and obtained […]
Our client who is a retired elderly lady was walking along a pavement in Fareham when she trod on an uneven paving slab causing her to fall forwards and sustain injury. Our Client’s Injuries: Fractured humerus and shoulder joint. How Hayward Baker helped: We took on this claim on a no win no fee basis. […]
Our client was at college and was trying to open one of the windows in his classroom . As he pushed open the window the glass shattered causing him injury. Our Client’s Injuries: Lacerations to hand and wrist How were Hayward Baker Solicitors involved: We took on this case on a No Win No Fee basis […]
How do I know if I can make a Slip, Trip or Fall claim?
Slip, trip and fall claims are quite widespread and can happen in public and workplaces. Serious falls of course can be fatal but they also culminate in head injuries, back injuries, foot injuries, fractured bones and in some cases cause the injured person paralysis. Tripping can occur due to defective pavements, roads or simply wet floors in a public building such as a supermarket. The defendant in these matters could be a public authority such as the local council or the owner of the land/premises where the accident occurred. If you sustained an injury in the above circumstances then you may be entitled to claim compensation.
What sort of thing would constitute a Slip, Trip or fall?
- Trip injuries are caused by tripping over wires, boxes or other items
- Falling off a ladder would be falling from height due to to faulty equipment
- Slip and tripping on wet surfaces where no warning signs are displayed
- Tripping over uneven paving slabs
- Tripping due to holes in the pavement and roads
- Falling down a defective staircase or set of steps
Any of the above could have also happened in the workplace and would then be classed as an accident at work.
Our client was renting a property maintained by the defendant. On the day of the accident our client had exited the front door of her home and as she stepped on the top step of a set of 6 she fell due to the fact that the steps were uneven, broken and had loose rubble […]
Our client was a passenger in a friends vehicle when they drove over a large pothole in the road, as a result our client suffered injury and loss. Our Client’s Injuries: Acute back pain, severe pain to groin and back pain when passing urine. What did Hayward Baker do to help? Alison Spriggs one of our […]