If you have had an accident in a public place, you may be entitled to significant compensation. At OH Parsons, our fall injury compensation experts have years of experience dealing with cases in a variety of public spaces, including parks, restaurants, beaches, shopping centres and even bus stands. Discover how we can help you achieve significant compensation for your injury.
Millions of people across the UK go about their daily lives and experience no mishaps, but unfortunately for some, avoidable accidents in public places are still relatively common. Not only this, but in many cases, the injured person is not at fault. If you have experienced an accident in public that would have been avoidable if certain precautions were taken, you are likely entitled to a form of compensation for your injuries.
Accidents in public places can take many different forms and cause a number of different types of injuries. These injuries can be minor, but in some cases can be very serious and can have a significant impact on a person’s daily life.
A public injury claim is action you can take against local authorities, business owners, supermarkets, schools or any public place that holds a duty of care for people who visit their premises. These authorities are all bound by this duty, and must always ensure that any risk to the safety of the public is minimised. If these precautions have not been taken and someone suffers an injury in one of these duty-bound public places, the injured party could claim compensation.
At OH Parsons, our expert personal injury lawyers specialise in fall injury compensation claims and other public injuries, and will be happy to help you with the process.
As is always the case with personal injury claims, the exact amount of compensation you receive will depend on the nature of your injury and its impact on your life.
It’s also important to consider that your injury could cost you a good deal of money, most of which you will be able to claim back through compensation. For example, there may be medical bills, travel costs, and rehabilitation expenses. You may have also received reduced pay at your job while recovering from the injury. Such injuries can sometimes cause significant financial pressures that can make it difficult to pay bills and support your family.
All of the above factors will form an integral part of your claim, and it is on the basis of these aspects that the compensation amount is determined. For a more individual assessment and estimate of your public injury claim, get in touch with our specialist team now.
Over the years, OH Parsons has helped thousands of clients secure compensation for accidents in public places. Fall injury compensation is an area in which we have had unparalleled success, and we have also worked across hundreds of public injury claims for sports injuries, as well as claims against the council. Whatever your accident, we will be able to support you in understanding your rights and whether you are entitled to compensation.
Slips, trips and falls on uneven roads or pavements constitute one of the most common accidents, along with slips and trips on wet floors in shopping centres or shops. Common accidents also include:
If you have suffered any such accident, even if you do not know who is responsible, then you should contact our expert personal injury solicitors who will advise you on whether you can make a claim.
Almost every organisation or business in the United Kingdom has public liability insurance to cover claims for personal injuries. Therefore, your compensation will be paid by the insurance company of that organisation. If you aren’t sure who you will be dealing with in regards to your claim, your solicitor at OH Parsons will be able to provide clarity at every stage of the process to make sure you are comfortable with proceeding.
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One of the first things you will need to do If you have suffered an injury in a public place is to ensure the incident is formally reported. Ideally, the business owner or local authority that you suspect are at fault would be notified, but our solicitors can help you do this if you haven’t already.
Following this, we will request as much information as you can provide about the incident and your injuries. This could include medical records, images of your injury, images of the place the injury took place, details of any witnesses, or a diary of the events. Our solicitors will request any relevant documents from you and will use this to start building your case.
Upon informing the party at fault, they will contact their public liability insurers and we will continue the process in discussion with the insurance company. If they agree to compensate you, the claim is easily settled. If not, we can support you in taking the case further and attending court hearings. This, of course, will depend on the nature of your case, but rest assured our solicitors will do everything they can to secure the best possible outcome for you.
Your personal injury solicitor will need all the information regarding your accident and its outcomes as soon as possible after the accident to help the claim. Normally, you need to make a compensation claim within three years of the accident.
The key to a successful claim is early intervention, and the medical, financial and legal experts of the appropriate specialism to undertake the litigation process. This is where the instruction of an experienced serious injury solicitor at OH Parsons can make all the difference to the speed and success of your claim.
If you would like more information regarding the details for making a compensation claim for an accident at a public place, you can get in touch with our legal solicitors for a free consultation.
If you’ve suffered an accident in a public place that wasn’t your fault, with the legal advice and support of OH Parsons, you can build a robust public injury case and win the compensation you deserve.
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Your public injury claim with OH Parsons can be handled on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis. That means for our public injury clients, there is no stress or worry about how the case will be funded. If, for any reason, your claim is unsuccessful, you’ll incur no charges, as we claim our costs from the defendant. In the event of a successful claim, we’ll be able to recover the bulk of the costs from the compensator.
At OH Parsons, we have a team of dedicated and experienced public injury claim specialists who regularly handle cases worth in excess of £25,000. We have decades of combined experience on our books and we’re dedicated to achieving the compensation you deserve. You can be confident that a top-level team of solicitors and barristers will be handling your case from start to finish to secure the best outcomes.
If you are not happy with the progress your current solicitors are making with your public injury claim, we will be happy to discuss a transition with you. Will will need to ensure full access is granted to any documents we require to help pursue your case, and some elements may need to be started from scratch. If you would like to discuss this with us in more detail, please don’t hesitate to get in touch directly.
Public injuries can be sustained for any number of reasons, and it is not always easy to succeed in showing that somebody else is legally to blame. At OH Parsons, we’re proud to offer our clients the services of the most experienced and professional public injury solicitors. You can rest assured that our legal team has the knowledge and experience required to build the strongest possible case for every claim.
We are also committed to providing clear and constructive legal counsel at every stage of the claim. We offer a free consultation at the very start of the process, and throughout, we do everything in our power to inform our clients about their rights.
Discover how you could better understand your claim and receive your deserved compensation for your public injury. You could be entitled to thousands of pounds in compensation, and we will help you win it.