Pavement accident claims

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Tripped on a pavement?

Sometimes, it’s just one of those things; something that happened because you were rushing or not paying attention, and nobody is at fault. However, if you fell due to a damaged, uneven or poorly maintained pavement, you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering.

Here at Injury Lawyers Direct, we can assist in putting together a successful pavement accident claim. Simply give us a call on 0800 110 5888 and explain what happened. Our team of experts can advise on your eligibility and, if you have a valid case, seek financial justice on your behalf.

Why choose us to assist with your pavement accident claim?

Pavement accidents can often lead to serious and painful injuries.

Not only is your physical health likely to be affected, you may be unable to work, leading to unforeseen financial difficulties. It may have had a profound effect on your mental wellbeing and quality of life, unable to do things you once enjoyed. And when you consider the fact that the accident wasn’t your fault – and could have been avoided – you’re bound to be frustrated.

We understand what you’re going through and realise, at this moment, claiming for pavement trip compensation may be the least of your concerns. After all, you need to focus on your recovery. But it’s important to seek justice for your injuries (if only to relieve any financial pressures). And our goal is to make the process of claiming as smooth, straightforward and efficient as possible.

By applying our experience in this area, we can oversee the entire claim – striving to obtain the best possible outcome, with very little effort on your behalf. We have a team of specialist public liability solicitors at our disposal, as well as a network of consultant barristers, insurers and medics. And, as such, we can assist with pavement accident claims for a diverse range of injuries, including:

  • bruising
  • sprains and strains (e.g. to the wrist, ankle, back)
  • cuts and lacerations
  • bone fractures and breaks
  • dislocations
  • nerve, ligament, or tendon damage
  • chest injuries
  • spinal injuries, such as slipped discs and hernias
  • head and brain injuries
  • internal bleeding or damage to organs

These injuries may have been caused by uneven kerbs, raised paving slabs, damaged or missing utility covers, protruding tree roots, potholes, or poor street lighting. But keep in mind, this isn’t a full list. To ensure your safety, every council has a duty to maintain the footpaths in the area. And if they failed in that duty, and you’ve suffered any kind of injury as a result, we should be able to help.

How to claim for pavement fall compensation

If you’re interested in making a pavement accident claim, first things first, contact our public liability solicitors. There’s no need to worry about the cost. We offer an initial consultation completely free of charge, in which we can advise on your eligibility and your chances of winning compensation.

You’re under no obligation to go ahead with legal proceedings. That’s entirely up to you. We’re simply here to offer our assistance if you want it and you can take as much time as you need to come to an informed decision. But if you do decide to take legal action, we’ll be ready and waiting to offer our support – and will oversee the full process on a ‘no win no fee’ basis.

So what do you have to lose? To chat with a member of the team, and take the first step towards your rightful pavement fall compensation, please feel free to call us on 0800 110 5888. Alternatively, you can fill out our online contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.


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