Trips, Slips and Falls

Council Pays Out for Trips, Slips and Falls

Local councils are responsible for maintaining many miles of highways, pavements and other public...

Florist's Fall Was an 'Accident Waiting to Happen'

If you have suffered an accident at work and you believe that your employer was to blame, you...

School Accident Leads to Compensation for Teacher

Sometimes, the danger of accidents lurks in unexpected places in a working environment. Recently,...

Worker Wins Compensation for Fall From Ladder

Employers have a duty under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 to protect employees from falls...

Compensation for Trips and Slips at Work

Two recent cases illustrate that employers need to be vigilant in assessing tripping and slipping...

Paramedic Wins Compensation for Fall

A paramedic who was badly injured when a man he was assisting fell onto him has secured...

Councils Pay Out More Than £2 Million for Pavement Trips

In the year to May 2018, councils in the UK paid out more than £2.1 million in compensation...

Music Teacher Secures Compensation for Fall From Stage

A music teacher who suffered a serious leg injury when she fell off a stage at the University of...

Woman Wins Compensation for Lift Fall

Whilst most slips and trips are minor, the consequences are not always short-lived, as was...

Bus Accident Victim Guaranteed Substantial Compensation

The negotiating skills of lawyers who represent accident victims can be just as important as their...

An accident at work in a supermarket

A stockist at a well known supermarket tripped and hit his head due to a fault with the instore...

Incident whilst shopping

Sally visited a McColls shop and entered through the automatic sliding doors.  The staff were...

Trips and Slips Lead to Settlements

A number of cases involving slips and trips have recently led to compensation settlements for...

Elderly Pedestrian Awarded Compensation for Pavement Fall

Local authorities are under a legal obligation to keep public footpaths and pavements safe for...

Supermarket Worker Wins Compensation for Stock Room Trip

A woman has secured a compensation settlement after she tripped over a pallet in a stock room at...

Prisoner Injured During Cell Power Cut Wins Damages

Prisoners are obviously deprived of liberty, but other rights remain intact after they are locked...

Supermarket Fall Leads to £3,000 in Compensation

Slipping and tripping accidents can cause much pain and inconvenience and, if they are caused by...

Widow of Minibus Fall Victim Wins Compensation from Council

The death following a fall of a man suffering from Parkinson's disease and dementia was caused by...

Blind Adventurer Wins £2 Million for Fall From Window

A blind athlete and adventurer who fell out of a window during the Henley Regatta, suffering...

Care Worker's Compensation Claim Upheld

A care worker who was injured when she slipped on ice has finally had her compensation claim...

Scaffolder Wins £150,000 for Ladder Fall

A scaffolder has secured compensation of £150,000 after a fall from a ladder left him with...

Woman Awarded Compensation for Black Ice Slip at Store

A former teacher has secured £9,375 in compensation for injuries she suffered when she...

Ex-Prison Guard Who Slipped on Ice Awarded Compensation

Slipping and tripping accidents happen in large numbers every day and can have extremely serious...

Shopper Wins Compensation for Supermarket Slip

A shopper who was injured when she slipped on a banana that had been left on the floor in a...

Maintenance Worker Wins £390,000 for Roof Slip

A man who slipped on a flooded roof and suffered life-changing injuries has won more than...

Former Chef Secures Compensation For Trip Injury

Floors that are in a bad condition and failing to clear up spillages are the most common causes of...

Oops... ouch!

It is a common misconception that if a member of the public has an accident due to a pot hole or...

Theatre Fall Damages Claim Can Proceed to Trial

The bereaved family of a woman who fell and was badly injured during an evening at the theatre has...

Slipping on Ice an 'Ordinary Incident of Everyday Life'

A recent case provides clarification on the extent of an employer's liability when an employee...

MoD Employee Wins Compensation for Slip at Work

A former Ministry of Defence (MoD) training manager has won compensation for injuries he suffered...

Carpenter Wins Compensation for TV Studio Injury

An experienced carpenter who fell and was injured whilst carrying out work in the ITV studio in...

Yacht Fall Man Receives £930,000 Compensation

A man from Devon has won £930,000 in compensation for the serious injuries he suffered when...

Councils Pay Out Damages for Trips, Slips and Falls

In the last five years, councils in the Greater Manchester area have paid out £3.4 million...

Police Support Officer Who Tripped on Duty Wins Damages

A community support officer who tripped during a burglary investigation has won £4,000 in...

Delivery Driver Wins £600,000 for Fall

A delivery driver who fell from his trailer has won £600,000 in an out-of-court settlement. ...

Woman Wins Compensation for Skylight Fall

A woman has won a five-figure sum in damages after falling through a skylight while watering her...

Security Guard Wins £6,000 for Workplace Slip

A security guard has won damages after he slipped on a wet floor at work and had to take four...

Factory Operative Wins Compensation for Workplace Slip

An employee who injured his knee after slipping on the factory floor where he worked has secured...

Nursery School Worker Wins Compensation for Workplace Fall

Floors that are in a bad condition and failing to clear up spillages are the most common causes of...

Police Forces Pay Damages for Trips, Slips and Falls

Police forces across the UK have paid out hundreds of thousands of pounds in compensation for...

Accidents in Schools

Figures have recently been published showing the amounts of money paid out in the last five years...

Compensation for Man Injured in Pothole Trip

An Australian man who fell over a pothole and suffered severe brain damage has won a substantial...

£30,000 for Woman Injured While Loading Lorry

A woman who injured her ankle after she slipped and fell at work has won damages of £30,000....

£44,000 Award for Supermarket Trolley Fall

A pensioner who was seriously injured when she fell over a flatbed trolley in a supermarket has...

Man Wins Damages of £35,000 for Ladder Fall

A handyman has been awarded compensation of £35,000 after he fell off a ladder at work. ...

Woman Receives Damages for Fall on Uneven Footpath

A recent case, in which a woman tripped on an uneven footpath, illustrates that a slip or trip can...

Civil Servant Gets Damages for Office Slip

A civil servant who was left with permanent injuries after she fell down a flight of stairs at her...

£9,500 for Woman Who Slipped in Car Park

A woman who slipped on ice as she was walking across the car park at her place of work has won...

Groundsman Wins £11,000 for Pathway Slip

A council worker who tripped on a path at work has won £11,000 in damages. John Brown, 65,...

Shopper Wins £3,775 for Supermarket Slip

A shopper who was injured when she slipped on an uneven floor in a supermarket has won...

£70,000 for Construction Worker's Shattered Heels

A former roofer who shattered his heels when he fell feet-first from a tall building has won...

Grandmother Awarded Compensation for Pavement Trip

A pensioner from Ore in East Sussex has been awarded thousands of pounds in compensation for...

Worker Wins £30,000 for Slip in Lubricant Factory

Over a third of all major workplace injuries that are reported each year are caused by a slip or...

Park warden wins compensation for ice fall

A park warden who slipped on ice while trying to put up a sign warning users of the park of the...

£75,000 for fall in cafe

A 70-year-old woman who suffered broken bones in a fall in a café has won £75,000 in...

£27,000 for Supermarket Slip

A supermarket worker who slipped on a broken egg has won £27,000 in compensation for the...

£7,500 for Boy's Climbing Frame Fall

A young boy who fell off a climbing frame onto a concrete surface in 2009 has won £7,500 in...

Grandmother Wins Appeal Over Leg Broken in Santa's Grotto

A grandmother who fractured her hip when she tripped on a Christmas tree decoration in...

Engineer Who Fell Through Roof Wins £164,000

An engineer who was seriously injured when he fell through a roof has won more than £164,000...

Janice Smith - fall in a public place

The firm took over this case from a local specialist firm of personal injury solicitors after...

Karen Edmonds - fall in a public place

Karen went to her daughter’s school to collect her 5 year old daughter at 3.15pm.  The...

Student to Receive Compensation for Horrific Fall

A student who suffered horrific brain injuries after falling 20 feet onto a concrete surface has...