Compensation for Accidents in Public Places

If you have been injured in a public place and the accident was not your fault, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Our highly-qualified and experienced solicitors specialise in injuries sustained in a public place and will fight your case to receive the compensation you deserve to help you recover from your injuries.

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Examples of where accidents take place

Management and owners of parks, shops and other places where members of the public are allowed to access have a legal duty to ensure visitors will be reasonably safe. They must do this by minimising the risk of danger in appropriate ways and if they fail to do so, they can become liable for public liability claims.

Public liability claims can be brought against the owners or operators of a wide range of places. These include:

Owners of these premises should have insurance cover, which is used to pay compensation when non-fault accidents take place.

Responsibility of the local council

It is not uncommon for people to suffer injuries while in public or on council property. Local councils can be held responsible for the injuries if it is clear their negligence caused them. A council can be held liable for injuries caused in a number of circumstances that can involve:

Making a claim for compensation

You need to provide as much evidence as possible to help support your claim. For instance, if you have been injured while travelling on public transport, you may need to provide your tickets as evidence. Other examples of proof you could provide include receipts, photographs, doctor’s notes and hospital records of admittance.

How YouClaim can help

The experienced personal injury solicitors at YouClaim will help manage your claim for you, ensuring you are given the best possible chance of winning compensation from the party or council responsible for your injuries. We have helped numerous clients in a variety of different circumstances, and our team always provides a sympathetic, dedicated and professional service to those we work with.

Get started today

If you would like to discuss making a public liability accident claim with us today please call 0800 10 757 95, use our live chat facility or complete our callback form.