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We are one of the UK's leading claims solicitors with over 25 years of experience. We have helped thousands of people claim over £300 million in compensation.

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Answers to common questions about Slipping or Falling Compensation claims :

 Slipping or Falling  Compensation claims

Where the slip or fall was someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.

Where do slipping or falling accidents usually take place?

Accidents caused by slipping or falling are common and Corries regularly handle successful compensation claims. The accidents usually occur  in:

●  Shopping centres  and supermarkets

●  Offices

●  Workplaces

●  Restaurants, hotels and pubs

●  Building sites

Businesses and property owners have a legal duty to keep their premises safe.


What are the most common slipping or falling injuries?

Most slips, trips or falls accidents are caused by:

●  Wet floors due to spillages or rainwater

●  Uneven flooring

●  Poor lighting

●  Obstacles that should not be there

Signs must be prominent if there is a  hazard, if they are not,  they may still be liable.


What should you do if you have suffered an injury due to slipping or falling?

●  Report the accident as soon as you can.

●  Make sure it is recorded in their accident book.

●  Take photos of the accident location.

●  Get details of any witnesses.


What can I claim compensation for?

You may be able to claim for the following:

●  Loss of earnings.

●  Pain and suffering.

●  Medical expenses such as prescription charges and painkillers.

●  Ongoing illness.

●  Psychological damage.

●   Expected lifestyle changes.


How can I make a slipping or falling accident claim?

Corries Solicitors handle slipping or falling accidents on a No Win, No Fee basis, meaning that you do not pay anything if your claim is unsuccessful.

Our friendly experts are here to help you through the claims process. For a free consultation call Corries Solicitors at 01904 527430 or contact us online


How much will it cost to make a claim?

Corries will take you to claim on a no-win, no-fee basis. If we lose you pay nothing.

If we win our charges are 20% +vat.


Is there a time limit for me to make a claim?

You have up to 3 years from the date of the accident to make a claim.


How Long Will My Claim Take?

The length of slipping or falling claims depends on many things such as whether the other party admits fault and the severity of your injuries.  Straightforward cases take around 6 months, and more complex cases take longer but we will try to get you an advance payment if you need one.

Personal Injury Cases We Handle

Abestos Claims

Corries are one of the UK's leading asbestos claims and mesothelioma compensation solicitors. We have fought for justice for thousands of victims and their families and have recovered over £200 million in compensation.

Pension Claims

If you transferred OUT of a final salary pension scheme in the 1980’s or 90’s you may be eligible for pay-out. We offer a FREE review of your pension to see if you are eligible. We have helped thousands of people claim compensation for miss-sold pensions.

Road Accidents

We have acted for many North Yorkshire people who have had car accidents. We can claim for injuries, car repairs, loss of earnings, or anything else you have lost as a result of the accident. We can supply a replacement car if necessary.

Work Accidents

We have acted for many North Yorkshire people who have been injured at work.

We can claim for injuries, loss of earnings and any other things you have lost as a result of the accident.

Why choose us?

We are one of the UK's leading claims solicitors with over 25 years of experience. We have helped thousands of people claim over £300 million in compensation.
Call us today, we are open, straightforward and easy to talk to - CALL 01904 527430 - YOU CAN COUNT ON CORRIES!


  • Free review of your case
  • No Win No Fee guaranteed
  • You won't pay a penny out of your own pocket
  • No hidden costs
  • No financial risk if you are unsuccessful
  • We recover the maximum amount possible
  • Call us today, we are open, straightforward and easy to talk to - CALL 01904 527430

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Over £300 Million Recovered In Compensation

£28,000 - Asbestos Claim

Gloria Langton, Thirsk.

“I don’t think I could have coped without you and your professionalism especially on the day of the final inquest which was particularly harrowing for me. Your kindness and patience towards my father, whilst he was ill, was also very much appreciated. I have and will continue to recommend you to friends, colleagues and family for your services."

£11,240 - Road Accident Claim

Mr Cawthon, Copmanthorpe.

“I thank you most sincerely for all the effort you put in on my behalf. I hope your employers are proud of the fact you work so efficiently and to such high standards.”

£19,000 - Pension Claim

Ms Meakin

“I am very happy that this claim is now finally settled and thank you so much for the service you provided. It was exemplary. And you have been most patient with my numerous phone calls.”

£130,000 - Asbestos Claim

June Abbott, York.

“Thank you for handling Peters claim and getting settlement.”

£19,000 - Work Accident Claim

Kevin Ashton, Huntington.

“Thank you for the cheque for £19,000 in settlement of my claim. Fingers crossed there will not be any further accidents; however I would like to thank you for the professional manner in which you dealt with my accident claim. The most important part of a solicitor's job is communication and I must thank you for the way you kept me updated on what was going on.”

Industrial Disease Claim

Ian Lawson.

“Just to update you. The cheque has arrived. Many thanks for all the hard work you put in to bring things to a positive conclusion. It was refreshingly straight forward and easy to work with you during a challenging time for us all. Thanks for your empathy, help and support.”

Asbestos Claim

Sue & Roy.

"I have to say the service provided by you was excellent, being able to keep in contact and have that professional support is not something we often see and from my experience not a service provided by all solicitors. The last 12 months have been difficult but having your support has made the journey easier. Please pass on our thanks to Howard."

Road Accident Claim

Lori & James.

"Thanks to you and your staff for all your work and time you have given our case. Thank you for your service and I would recommend your company to anyone who asked."

Pension Claim


"Thanks again for all your efforts and I am sure you will realise from my reaction how happy my family are with this fantastic outcome. Your service has been fantastic from start to finish"

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