Workplace Slip and
Fall Injury Claims

Personal injury

Suffered an Injury due to a slip or fall at work? Make a claim with Latimer Lee Solicitors Limited to get the maximum amount you deserve for your injury.

Slip, trip or fall claims at work are a common occurrence than slips and trips in public places, many of these incidents could have been prevented by the employer had they put in place the necessary health and safety measures.

If you have sustained an injury as a result of a slip, trip or fall in the workplace, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Most slips, trips or falls are caused by the following:

  • Badly lit work areas
  • Tripping hazards e.g. debris on the floor, mats in a state of disrepair, holes in the floor or external areas, raised carpet, etc
  • Slippery floor materials
  • No handrails on stairwells
  • Wet floor surfaces, spillages on the floor, leaks onto the floor, etc
  • Defective door entrances and exits

Work slip and trip injury examples

Injuries from slips, trips or falls can lead to injuries of a minor nature to injuries that are more severe. For example:

  • Pulled muscles
  • Broken bones
  • Soft tissues injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Whiplash

Things to do if you have sustained an injury as a result of a slip, trip or fall accident at work:

  • Ensure that the accident and injury are reported and a record is taken
  • Note if any warning signs were in place following a fall from a spillage and take photographs, if necessary
  • Seek medical advice/treatment
  • Obtain evidence e.g. photographs of the area where your accident occurred
  • Obtain witnesses’ contact details, if applicable
  • Contact Latimer Lee Solicitors Limited

You can also claim for other losses incurred as a result of your slip, trip or fall accident at work e.g. travel expenses, loss of earnings, medical fees, etc