INJURED* IN A SLIP, TRIP OR FALL ……. WHAT DO I DO?

INJURED* IN A SLIP, TRIP OR FALL ……. WHAT DO I DO?

 

 

  1. Report

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*. 

  1. Medical attention

Go to your GP/A&E Department and get treatment for your injuries*, as soon as possible

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

 

Richard Grogan

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