Many Claimants seeking compensation for slips, trips and falls cases can arise in a variety of ways. Many slips, trips and falls occur due to spillage, uneven surfaces or any hazard which is present which causes a Claimant an injury. Generally speaking, if a hazard is allowed to develop or continue and if it is quite clear that the presence of the hazard may be the cause of an accident, the Defendant will be deemed to have breached its duty of care to a Claimant in those circumstances. The vast majority of injury claims that come before the Courts are in relation to slips, trips and falls in a variety of circumstances. In order to make a claim for compensation for injuries sustained by slips, trips and falls, it is necessary to prove that the liability rests with the Defendant by allowing the hazard to either develop or continue in circumstances where the Defendant ought to have known that the hazard would cause an accident. If you have been injured in a slip, trip or fall accident, then you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Slips, trips and falls can occur in a variety of circumstances and places such as supermarkets, at work, schools, public places, footpaths amongst others. If you wish to take a case in relation to a slip, trip or fall, Sinnott Solicitors can assist you in taking a claim for compensation. A clam for compensation for personal injuries in respect of a slip, trip or fall accident may also include a claim for loss of earnings if the Claimant was out of work as a result of the accident. In certain circumstances, a Claimant may be entitled to take a claim for psychological injuries associated with the slip, trip or fall accident. Such psychological injuries could include a claim for post traumatic stress disorder in certain circumstances.