Accidents in Public Places
An accident in a public place typically refers to accidents that happen in places like public roads/footpaths/parks, public buildings, shops, airports, gyms, schools. You could be injured as a result of slipping on a wet floor, tripping on an uneven footpath, struck by a falling object or being attacked by an animal etc.
If you sustain personal injuries as a result of an accident in a public place which was caused by the negligence of another then you may be entitled to claim compensation for your personal injuries against that negligent party or their insurers. Depending on where the accident happened it may be a claim against a Local Authority or a Private Company or Person.
If you have an accident in a public place it is important that you:
- keep a record of what happened
- take photographs of where the accident happened
- Get the names and home addresses of any witnesses.
- Report the accident to the person in charge.
Our Team of Solicitors specialize in accident claims for injury in public places and can advise you if you are entitled to make a claim.
You may be entitled to:
- Compensation for personal injury
- Medical expenses,
- Loss of earnings and other out of pocket expenses.
Speak to one of our specialized Injury Claim Solicitors without delay as strict time limits apply.