INJURED* IN A SLIP, TRIP OR FALL ……. WHAT DO I DO?
Report the accident* to the owner / manager of the property, e.g. owner / manager of a supermarket, shop, hotel, restaurant. If the slip, trip or fall happened in a public place, you should report it to the local authority in charge of that area. You should report how the accident* occurred and your injuries*.
- Medical attention
Go to your GP/A&E Department and get treatment for your injuries*, as soon as possible
- Gather evidence
Record the names and addresses of any witnesses, take photographs of your injuries* and the location of the accident* and record any other relevant information.
- Speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor.
If you have been injured in a slip, trip or fall, please contact our office on 01 9695781 and speak with Michelle Loughnane who is the Partner in charge of our Personal Injuries* Practice.
*Before acting or refraining from acting on anything in this guide, legal advice should be sought from a solicitor.
**In contentious cases, a solicitor may not charge fees or expenses as a portion or percentage of any award of settlement.