If you suffer a trip (slip) accident, and if you are physically able, there are a few things to remember to do immediately: photograph the area which caused the trip (slip) accident, get eye witness contact information and reports, get the contact information for anyone else involved in the trip (slip) accident, and contact the authority in charge of the area which caused the trip (slip) accident.
Carolyn Clayton, in her article Slip, Trip, and Fall Accident Claims UK on Ezine, reminds us that “you are entitled to claim compensation for any accident or injury which is caused by negligence on the part of someone else or their property,” including a trip (slip) accident. And these days, there are so many companies offering expert help in the area of the trip (slip) accident, that your first task will be to narrow down your options.
The first way to narrow down your options regarding with which trip (slip) accident compensation company to work is by using the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority, or SRA. According to their website, they presently regulate “more than 100,000 solicitors in England and Wales,” “ensuring that solicitors meet high standards (and) by acting when risks are identified.” Considering the legal aspect and potential money involved in your trip (slip) accident case, you will want to be represented by a reputable trip (slip) accident compensation claims solicitor.
Once you decide with whom you are going to work on your trip (slip) accident compensation claim, the trip (slip) accident solicitor assigned to you and your case will, for all intents and purposes, take over the dealings. Make sure that you understand all of the terms involved in working with the trip (slip) accident compensation solicitor that you choose, so you are not financially injured by the end of your trip (slip) accident compensation proceedings.