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If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault or suffered because of the negligence of others let us help you get the compensation you deserve.

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Accidents in public places

Compensation for personal injuries in public areas

If you are injured in a public place such as on the pavement, in a park or at the supermarket, then you may be entitled to claim compensation if the owner of the premises was responsible for your accident. At Taylor Law, we can represent you on a no win, no fee basis to obtain a fair settlement on your behalf.
When you are in a place accessible to the public, then the owner has a responsibility to ensure that it is reasonably safe. There is a clear risk of an accident if a floor is wet or if a pavement or pathway is uneven. If you have been injured from slipping, tripping or falling, then you should consider whether someone else might be at fault. If so, they or their insurance company should compensate you for your injuries.

Common accidents which occur in public areas include:

  • Slips, trips and falls on slippery surfaces, such wet floors or icy paths
  • Trips or falls on uneven or broken pavements or paths
  • Slips or trips in supermarkets, shops, leisure centres, bars, hotels or other publicly accessible buildings
  • Sports accidents where the pitch was dangerous or equipment faulty
  • Accidents while on holiday, at home or abroad

Expert legal advice and support

At Taylor Law we understand how stressful it is to bring a legal claim for compensation following an injury, particularly when you may be suffering physically and psychologically from your accident. We will do everything we can to make the process as stress-free as possible.
We will stay by your side throughout, ensuring we are available to speak to you when needed, to update you as to progress and to answer any questions you may have.
Our advice to you will be clear and easy to understand and we will make sure all options are explained to you. We will give you a realistic assessment of your case and discuss with you the length of time the claim is likely to take and the amount of compensation you could expect to receive.

Bringing a claim for compensation

If you have been injured following an accident in a public area, you should seek legal advice and start putting together evidence of the facts of the situation as soon as possible. If you instruct us to act on your behalf, we will go through exactly what happened with you and take your statement while the incident is still fresh in your mind.

We will contact the party responsible for your injuries to see whether they are prepared to admit liability for your accident.
We have medical specialists who will be able to prepare reports detailing the extent of your injuries and any ongoing effects they have on your life. This will enable us to negotiate a settlement with the other side on your behalf.
Personal injury claims are often settlement without the need to go to court. Our team are expert negotiators and will work hard to obtain a fair compensation payment for you. In the event that your case does go to court, you can be sure of robust representation from our solicitors and from the
expert personal injury barristers that we use.

Visit our frequently asked questions for more information.

Contact us

If you have been injured in a public place, speak to one of our experienced lawyers who will be able to explain your options to you. We offer representation on a no win, no fee basis, also known as a conditional fee agreement, so there is no upfront cost to you of bringing a claim.
We have personal injury solicitors in Leeds, Middlesbrough and London who are experts in the field and who will be able to answer any questions you may have. We provide a first-rate legal service and have an excellent track record of success in obtaining compensation in personal injury claims.

For an initial discussion, ring us free on 0330 0539147 or 0113 532 8100 (Leeds), 01642 221 108 (Middlesbrough) or 0203 780 7646 (London) or fill in our Contact Form.

“Had trouble in the past with firms not having a regular point of contact and having to chase up personally for information. Found Taylor Law to be extremely well equipped to manage every element of my case and got me the outcome I asked for in our initial meeting. Wouldn’t use anyone else in the future or even consider it”.

 

Michael C

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