Accidents at Public Places
Accidents in public places arise mainly from slips, trips and falls in public; schools, supermarkets, and any area where people gather. You may be entitled to pursue a personal injury compensation claim if you can show the injuries you have suffered are as a result of the negligence of some other person or legal entity. Very often that person or entity will have pubic liability insurance to cover the cost of your claim and expenses.
Examples of accidents in public places include – Slips, trips and falls in supermarkets, shopping centres, car parks and restaurants. Injures caused by dangerous footpaths, potholes, dangerous steps or falling objects from roofs.
Vincent and Tim Shannon have over 30 years experience of acting for people who have suffered injuries as a result of an accident in a public place. Vincent and Tim will advise you about reporting the accident to the staff or the owner of the property, and will help you keep a note of the names of witnesses and take photographs of the area where the accident happened. Vincent and Tim will also advise you on the time limits for such an accident and so it is advisable to contact them as soon as possible after the accident.