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Accidents In Public Places Claim

If you have suffered a personal injury whilst in a public place that was not your fault, then you may be entitled to compensation. Our personal injury solicitors work on a no win no fee basis.

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If you have suffered a personal injury whilst in a public place that was not your fault, then you may be entitled to compensation. Our personal injury solicitors work on a no win no fee basis.

If you have suffered a personal injury whilst in a public place and you believe it was not your fault, contact the expert personal injury solicitors at Forbes and get your compensation claim started today. We handle personal injury claims, including accidents in a public place on a 'no win no fee basis' to ensure limited financial risk to you and leaving you to focus on recovery.

Accidents can strike at any time, even when you are in a public place, whether on the street, enjoying a day at the park or shopping at the supermarket. Councils, shop owners, businesses and public bodies have a duty of care to ensure the safety of the public as much as is reasonable by minimising risk of injuries. If they fail in minimising risk to the public and someone is injured as a result, they may be liable.

Can you claim compensation?

If you have suffered a personal injury whilst in a public place and you believe it was due to negligence on the responsible body's part, you may be able to claim compensation for your injuries.

A small slip, trip or fall can often be shrugged off, but unfortunately some accidents can have long-lasting effects. An accident in a public place can lead to a variety of injuries; from the very minor cuts and bruises, to severe sprains, broken bones and in the worst cases possible - permanent disabilities or fatalities.

It's important to realise that legal help is available if you have suffered a personal injury. A compensation claim handled by one of our expert solicitors will reflect the severity of your injuries and help cover any loss of finances if you have been unable to work due to your accident as well as any on-going private medical treatments or rehabilitation programs should you need them.

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FAQs

How much compensation is available for accidents in public?
 
 

Everyone who has suffered an accident in public that wasn't their fault should be entitled to compensation so that they can get the right rehabilitation and treatment that they need to best aid their recovery. It's difficult to say exactly how much compensation will be available to you because each individual accident in public places claim is unique. The amount of compensation that you are rewarded will depend on the severity and extent of the injuries that you have suffered. If you would like to discuss your case with a professional, you can submit your claim online via the Forbes website. As soon as the details of your case have been submitted, you can talk to a professional who will be able to give you a better idea of the amount of compensation that you can expect to receive once your accident in public places claim has been has been approved. If you have been injured in a public place, don't suffer in silence - speak to a professional at Forbes today.

I’m not sure who is responsible for my accident in public. Can I claim anyway?
 
 

You may be able to providing we can identify who was responsible for your fall. We can look into the details of your case and find who is responsible for the negligence that caused your injury. Once this has been established, our professional team will work meticulously to award you with the compensation you deserve for your injuries. At Forbes solicitors, we have helped thousands of people who have been injured in a public place, be awarded compensation so that they can get the help, treatment and rehabilitation that they need. Get in touch today to begin your claim.

Can public injury claims be made on a no win no fee basis?
 
 

Yes. If you have been injured in a public place you can make your claim on a no win no fee basis with Forbes solicitors. This means that in the event that your claim is unsuccessful, providing you have followed our advice, you will not have to pay solicitor fees. This gives everyone the chance to make a claim for the compensation they are entitled to, no matter how much money they have. It is unlikely that your claim will be unsuccessful because Forbes solicitors will not pursue your claim if they do not think it is a viable case. This is something that will be discussed when you get in touch with a member of the Forbes Personal Injury team to discuss accidents in public and whether or not you have a claim.

What kind of accidents in public warrant a compensation claim?
 
 

Public injury claims come in many different forms but if you have suffered an accident in public it is important that you contact a professional who can decide whether you are eligible for a compensation claim. Public accidents include but are not limited to:

  • Accidents in supermarkets
  • Sports injuries (including gym accidents)
  • Accidents in areas that are owned or managed by your local council
  • Dog bites in public places

If you have been injured in a public place and the accident was not your fault, then you will be entitled to compensation for your injuries. To begin your claim online, simply click here. Once you are through to the online claims form you will be asked for your personal details, along with a description of your accident and injury, including how it happened and where. Once this has been forwarded to our team, your accident in public places claim can begin.

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Our dedicated Personal Injury team

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Adelle Devlin

Legal Executive

Personal Injury

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Dawn Pickering

Paralegal

Personal Injury

PinBlackburn

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Partner

Personal Injury

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