Slip, Trip and Fall Claims

If you or a loved one has suffered a slip, trip or fall in a public area or workplace, then you could be entitled to compensation for your injury and the inconvenience and loss of earnings it has caused and other associated costs. Our team of specialist personal injury solicitors have been winning slip and fall claims and supporting clients across the South West for more than 40 years. We can help you secure the justice and the compensation you deserve, providing expert, jargon-free legal advice that will help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Slip, trip and fall claims

Our experienced personal injury solicitors are APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) accredited specialists and the team is ranked highly in the Legal 500 directory. We also have strong relationships with leading medical professionals and experts, enabling us to give you the very best advice, delivered with sensitivity by specialist personal injury lawyers. We can help you with any kind of slip, trip and fall claim.

We understand that starting a legal claim can be confusing and unsettling. We’re here to explain your rights and options and to handle every aspect of the claim process so that you can focus on recovering and getting your life back on track. We will help you secure the resources you need, whether that means medical treatment, financial compensation, or both.

We provide a comprehensive slip and fall claims service, including operating on a no win no fee basis.

Slip, trip and fall accidents in public places

If you have suffered an injury that was not your fault as a result of a slip, trip or fall in a public place, then you may be able to claim compensation.

Public places include shopping centres, supermarkets, pavements, footpaths and parks. These should be maintained to protect visitors’ safety and a process in place to address any safety issues that arise.

Slip and fall injuries can be caused by a number of issues, including uneven or loose paving, inadequate lighting, poor maintenance, unrepaired potholes, spills and slippery surfaces and uncleared debris. Contact us about your slip, trip or fall and we can advise on whether you have a case.

Slip, trip and fall accidents in the workplace

A slip, trip or a fall is one of the most common workplace accidents. Our specialist team of personal injury lawyers are experts in dealing with all kinds of accident at work claims. We understand that claiming against your employer might be difficult so we will talk you through the process and support you every step of the way.

Our workplace accident experts will make sure you understand all of the possible repercussions of taking action against your employer to ensure you can make an informed decision when making your slip, trip and fall claim.

No win, no fee

Most of the slip, trip and fall claims we support are handled on a no win no fee basis, which means:

  • If you win your case your opponent will pay the majority of your legal costs. Any legal costs not paid by your opponent and the lawyer’s success fee will be deducted from the compensation that you receive.
  • If you lose your case, you will not have to pay any legal costs unless we advise you otherwise.

Find out more about our no win no fee funding and other ways of funding your potential claim.

How long do I have to make a slip, trip and fall claim?

You usually have up to three years from the date of the accident or knowing about your injury to start a slip, trip and fall claim. There are some exceptions and we will advise you about these when we speak. We recommend that you contact us as soon as possible, so our personal injury lawyers can explain the process of claiming compensation, start your claim and help you access any other support and/or rehabilitation you need.

How much compensation could I receive?

Every injury is different and so is its impact on you or your loved one. That’s why it is important to get expert advice from qualified specialist lawyers who really understand the unique nature of each personal injury claim and who are experienced in working with medical professionals to truly understand the impact of your injuries and how these may affect you in the long term.

The amount you can claim will depend on a number of factors, including the severity of your injury, any financial losses you have suffered or will suffer in the future, and any changes to your lifestyle that you have to make as a result of your injuries. Whatever the injury, our specialist personal injury lawyers will ensure that you get the compensation and support you are entitled to.


Rachel Pearce

Head of Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

David Usher


Heather Kearton-Gee

Chartered Legal Executive

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