What is a slip, trip and fall claim?
Slip, trip and fall claims are also commonly known as public liability claims. Public liability is the duty of care a person or company owning or being responsible for a public area has to ensure it is safe for public use. Businesses often take out public liability insurance policy so they can compensate for any members of the public injured on their premises due to their fault.
These are claims which take into consideration a duty of care that is required to be followed, things like faulty products, wet floor signs and all such things may allow you to claim under the scheme.
Why is it important to act quickly?
Finding out if you're eligible can show that your injury occurred in a situation where someone else didn't take the right amount of care, and your injury is of significant impact.
Acting quickly is important, if you have been involved in an accident, its important that you begin gather evidence as quickly as possible. Legal advice helps to ensure you're able to gain professional insight into what might be required in this process,
You only have one opportunity to obtain compensation, it's vital that the correct steps are taken. Contact us today on 1800 536 7529 to ensure you are getting what you're entitled too.
Did you know?
If you have been injured as a result of a faulty or misleading product you may be able to claim.
What types of public liability claims are there?
Public liability covers any incident that has occurred in public places, and even includes slips and falls along badly paved public walking paths. Many slips, trips or falls that do not necessarily occur in a public places are also usually covered. If you’re ever unsure, you can call us for free to receive unprejudiced, unbiased advice on your injury. The public liability scheme in Australia covers most of the following:
- Injuries in parks or public places such as slips, trips and falls.
- Injuries in a rental premises e.g rental properties issued by a landlord.
- Injuries in supermarkets and shopping centres such as slips, trips and falls.
- Injuries caused by animals for example dog attacks and horse riding accidents.
- Often schoolyard injuries apply under the scheme.
- Theme park injuries as a result of malfunctioning equipment.
- Recreational and sporting injuries e.g boating accidents.
- Food poisoning.
- Physical assaults
- Sexual assaults
How can claiming help?
At Kemp, we care, we know that money can't take away the pain, suffering and inconvenience that you have experienced. But we have seen how compensation helps clients cover the expenses and impacts of their injuries.
This allows our clients to focus on recovery without having to worry about the costs. This is why we are one of the leading firms in personal injury, we take into consideration all of the following to ensure you get what you deserve:
- Lost earnings, now and into the future
- Medical treatment and expenses, including prescription costs
- Other expenses, such as travel costs, accommodation and care.
- Adaptations made to your home
- The impact on your social life and hobbies
- Your pain and suffering
How do I make a claim?
Step one is contacting us on 1800 536 752 - your conversation with us is obligation free and comes with no pressure to make a claim.
We’ll listen to your side of the story in order to get a full understanding of the situation, your needs and how your life has been affected. We will happily answer any questions you have.
If you decide you would like to continue, we can guide you through our no win, no fee agreement. We will contact the other party and negotiate on your behalf, taking into account the full impact the event has had on your life, and do everything in our power to satisfy you with the outcome.