I Slipped In Morrisons Can I Claim Compensation?
If you have slipped in Morrisons and injured yourself, then this guide will educate you about the process of making a compensation claim for the injury. You will learn how to go about claiming compensation for accident in Morrisons Supermarket, specifically related to a slip in Morrisons.
Legal Expert is experienced in making Morrisons injury claims on behalf of our clients. Call us today on 0800 073 8804 so that we can help you to receive the compensation you deserve through a successful claim for slipping on Morrisons floor.
Select a Section:
- A Guide To Claiming Compensation For Slipping And Falling On A Wet Floor In Morrisons
- Common Causes Of Slip In Morrisons Accidents
- What Are The Most Common Shopping Slip, Trip, And Fall Injuries?
- Who Is Responsible If You Slipped On Water Or Fell Over In Morrisons?
- Morrisons Slip, Trip, And Fall Injury Compensation Calculator
- No Win, No Fee Morrisons Slip, Trip, And Fall Claims
- How Do I Make A Claim Against A Supermarket?
- Useful Links
A Guide To Claiming Compensation For Slipping And Falling On A Wet Floor In Morrisons
The most common type of claim we make for our clients here at Legal Expert, is slips, trips, and falls injury compensation claims. If you have suffered a fall in Morrisons, we can help you to claim Morrisons compensation for your injury.
Within this guide, you will find information and advice on making Morrisons accident claims, so that if you have had a slipping accident in Morrisons, you will have the knowledge you need to be able to begin a compensation claim and understand what your legal team is doing for you and why.
You can also search for additional resources online, for example, at the link below, you will find plenty information about slips, trips and falls in the workplace, published by the Health and Safety Executive:
Furthermore, the UK Government has published information on how it is trying to reduce the occurrence of slips, trips and falls on public roads at the link below:
Common Causes Of Slip In Morrisons Accidents
There are many reasons you might need to be claiming against a supermarket. However, if you have slipped on floor in supermarket, then you have been the victim of the single most common type of accident we help our clients claim for.
Morrisons claims are not limited to members of the public. If you are an employee and suffer a slip, trip or fall, you may be eligible to make an accident at work claim and claim accidents at work compensation.
The most common causes of slip accidents are:
- Wet floors – that should have been cleaned or signposted.
- Dirty floors – such as liquid spilt and not cleaned up.
- Icy pavements – such as in the store car park, where ice has not been removed.
- Faulty flooring – such as torn carpets, which shift under the foot and cause a slip accident.
What Are The Most Common Shopping Slip, Trip, And Fall Injuries?
When it comes to the types of injuries that are caused by an accident in Morrisons supermarket, some are far more common than others. This includes members of the public who have an accident whilst shopping and also employees who are injured whilst working. The most common injuries are:
- Hand injuries – these are the most common of all injuries that we make a shopping slip trip fall claim This covers the fingers, wrist, and hand itself.
- Foot injuries – including a sprained ankle, broken toes and fractures to the leg. This is another common injury that we make injured in Morrisons claims
- Back injuries – when people slip, whilst carrying heavy shopping bags they can easily injure their backs. Additionally, when staff are stocking shelves and moving stock and slip, this is a common reason to make a back injury at work claim.
Who Is Responsible If You Slipped On Water Or Fell Over In Morrisons?
Important this statistics graph is not for Morrisons. With regard to liability for injured employees, the supermarket itself is required by law to maintain a safe and healthy working environment. If you look at the graph above, you will see that the single most common type of accidents at work are slip, trip and fall injuries. Therefore, if it can be proven that the supermarket failed to comply with Health & Safety regulations, it will be liable for damages. The injury must be recorded in the Morrisons accident report book so that the employee can claim compensation for a Morrisons accident at work.
Additional supporting statistics can be found at the link below:
Similarly, the Occupiers Act states that a building owner must keep it safe and healthy for members of the public to enter. If the supermarket fails in the duty, and a shopper slips and injures themselves due to this, then they will be able to claim slipped in Morrisons compensation.
Morrisons Slip, Trip, And Fall Injury Compensation Calculator
It is very hard to give an accurate indication of how much you might get in compensation if you have slipped on water in Morrisons, as all slip trip fall claims are different. The table below gives a rough idea of how much is paid for a fall in supermarket causing a range of basic injuries:
|Hand injury||Minor to serious||Cuts and lacerations, trough to complete loss of the hand.||Up to £54,280|
|Wrist injury||Minor to severe||Cuts and lacerations, trough to complete loss of functionality of the wrist.||Up to £4,160|
|Finger injury||Minor to severe||Cuts and lacerations, trough to complete loss of one or more fingers.||Up to £21,910|
|Thumb injury||Minor to severe||Cuts and lacerations, trough to complete loss of the thumb.||Up to £48,080|
|Toe injury||Moderate to severe||Cuts and lacerations, trough to complete loss of one or more toes.||Up to £49,180|
|Ankle injury||Minor to severe||Torn ligaments, muscles strain to loss of functionality of the ankle.||Up to £61,110|
|Foot injury||Minor to very severe||Cuts and lacerations, trough to complete loss of the foot.||Up to £96,150|
For a more accurate idea of how much compensation for slipping on wet floor might be available to you, call Legal Expert on the number at the bottom of this page. We will also explain to you how we can help you make a No Win No Fee Morrisons compensation claim.
No Win, No Fee Morrisons Slip, Trip, And Fall Claims
If you need to make a Morrisons accident claim, traditionally you would pay your own legal fees. You would need to pay any ongoing fees as your personal injury claim is processed, and if you were to lose your claim, you would lose the fees.
We have a better solution for making falling in Morrisons claims. Our No Win No Fee claims service. When you make a Morrisons complaint compensation may be available, under this agreement you pay nothing to try and claim it. You only pay if you receive a payment.
How Do I Make A Claim Against A Supermarket?
Do you believe you have a valid reason to claim compensation for an accident in a Morrisons? Have you had a Morrisons slip and fall accident that has resulted in a personal injury? If so, contact Legal Expert on 0800 073 8804, and leverage our experience in making slipping in Morrisons claims to get you the compensation you are entitled to. Alternatively, use the form at the link below to contact us:
If you intend to claim compensation for slipping and falling on a wet floor in Morrisons, the guide below covers slip, trip and fall accidents:
If you have slipped on a wet floor in Morrisons, the guide below will answer questions such as, how much compensation can I claim for a Morrisons accident?
At the link below, you will find information on fall-related injuries published by the NHS:
At the link below, you will find information published by the Health & Safety Laboratory that examines the cleaning industry, and how it is affected by slips, trips and falls: