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Slips, Trips & Fall Claims

These kinds of accidents can occur in many places such as:

  • Public places such as parks, the pavement, playgrounds
  • Supermarkets, shopping centres and shops
  • Care homes including associated outdoor gardens
  • Pubs
  • Cinemas
  • Train stations and bus depots
  • Libraries
  • Communal areas such as in apartment blocks

If you have an accident in a place such as this, you may well have a claim because the Council, business owners and landlords all owe a duty of care to visitors who may slip, trip or fall in these places. Accidents may occur by slipping on some grapes on the supermarket floor, slipping on spilt water in a shop, falling down an exposed manhole in a train station or tripping on an uneven paving slab.

We believe that one of the main reasons people claim following an accident like this is because these accidents often cause serious injuries such as broken bones and nasty soft tissue injuries which initially often present themselves with swelling such as a swollen ankle.

Due to the injuries these accidents often cause, it leaves the injured person unable to return to work for some time and/or require a lot of assistance around the house, which is not only a source of great frustration but can cause serious financial hardship.

At Aequitas Legal, we understand the distress this causes and is the reason why our Solicitors are all very skilled in understanding and assessing the extent of your losses to enable you the best chance of maximising the recovery of these.

Start your claim today

If you or a loved one have been injured by slipping, tripping or falling and it was caused by somebody else’s negligence, get in touch with Aequitas Legal today. To speak to a solicitor, simply call or fill in the contact form located on this page.

Call us for a free no obligation chat now on

0161 358 0800

Reviews

2 months ago

"Excellent company"

What an excellent company. Always answered the phone quickly. Explained everything in simple terms no legal jargon. Highly recommend this company. Got me the amount that we discussed. Every member who I spoke to was polite and very helpful. Overall an excellent experience. 5/5

Andy Turner

4 months ago

"Always professional"

Excellent team, always professional and guided me through my claim every step of the way.

Rakesh Mehta

2 months ago

"Settled for more than what I expected"

Many thanks to the team at Aequitas Legal. My claim was settled for more than what I expected. Kudos to them!

1 year ago

"No regrets "

Really friendly. Kept me up to date so far in my case and always receive regular updates. No regrets picking Aequitas Legal.

Daniel Royle

9 months ago

"No hesitation recommending Aequitas Legal"

Aequitas Legal were the solicitors responsible and Matthew Trusch handled my case, very professionally, but able to communicate with me in layman's terms over any worries I had. Everything was handled with empathy and friendliness, I can only thank him and his team for fetching everything to a satisfactory conclusion. I would have no hesitation in recommending Aequitas Legal to anyone who needed a professional service. Thank you again.

12 months ago

"Go above and beyond"

As a business we have an excellent working partnership with Aequitas. They are a proactive, genuine, responsible company who always go above and beyond for their clients and suppliers alike. Leemic are always willing to offer support to Aequitas because, fundamentally, they are a lovely and hardworking team who are always on the end of the phone should we require impartial advice! We wish them every success in the future because they deserve to do well!

Lizzy McDowell

5 months ago

"Very professional"

I received excellent from service and support from my solicitor Carl Jones and the other members of staff I spoke to Aequitas Legal. They are all very professional but also friendly and happy to help. I was always able to get in touch and any queries dealt with quickly. I would recommend Aequitas Legal to my friends and family.

2 months ago

"Highly recommend"

My experience with Aquitas Legal has been great. I was given no nonsense, realistic expectations and I am very happy with the outcome. Using their app made the experience even easier, however I always managed to speak to someone if I needed clarification on anything. I would highly recommend Aquitas Legal!

7 months ago

"Brilliant all the way through"

What can I say what a team ashleigh as been brilliant all the way through talking on whatsapp gets back to u really fast and always trys to help you out the all team been brilliant to get me the best outcome I will defo past aequitas Legal name on to anyone 5 out 5 keep up the hard work you all take care.

Dean Cotterill

11 months ago

"Always kept informed of everything"

I have been really happy with the quality of the advice and help I have received over the period of my claim. Always kept informed of everything and my claim has been won and settled in my favour. I would recommend Carl and the team to everyone.

4 months ago

"Outstanding service"

I would like to say a massive thank you to Aequitas Legal for such an outstanding service. The service received was very professional and very swift, I was kept up to date at al times through letters and emails. I would absolutely recommend Aequitas Legal to anyone looking to pursue a personal injury claim - Thank You Aequitas Legal

Ranj Lal

1 year ago

"The team were very helpful"

My case went on for just over 2 years. The team were very helpful and Matthew made sure i was kept up to date and always asked for my opinion. There was no pressure and he offered his own opinion to help along the way. Thank you very much aequitas legal!

4 months ago

"Process was made simple"

My experience with Aequitas Legal was excellent overall. The process was made very simple and took up very little time on my part, particularly with use of the 'InCase' App and emails. My caseworker, Jane Hargreaves, was very approachable and friendly, and responded to queries promptly. I was expecting my case to take the best part of 6 months to resolve but was settled with my cheque in the post within just a few months. Very impressed at such a stress free and innovative experience and would recommend to others.

Amy Fox

5 months ago

"Kept updated regularly "

Aequitas Legal, a very professional company from Katie who helped with my initial inquiry to Suzanne, the solicitor, who handled my case. I was kept updated regularly on all aspects and developments and given sound advice regarding my claim. I particularly liked using the App on my mobile which was full of useful information. Great customer service with prompt responses to questions and queries, I would not hesitate to recommend them.
Thank you for a quick and easy settlement.

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