Accidents out and about occur all too often. Whether the accident occurs in publicly owned areas or privately owned properties such as shopping centres, hotels or supermarkets, the owners and occupiers have a duty to ensure that they are in a safe condition to prevent injury to visitors.
Examples of accidents out and about
Public and Privately occupied areas/buildings - accidents can be caused by spillages, wet or slipper surface, defects in surfaces, or obstructions without the use of any warning signs.
Highways - pot holes in road or pavements, uneven surfaces or surfaces in disrepair.
Accidents occur mainly as a result of someone else’s negligence.
Claiming compensation following an accident out and about
If you have suffered a personal injury as a result of an accident out and about in the last three years;you may be able to make a compensation claim. If you instruct us to act for you, we will gather evidence and investigate further to establish if you have a valid claim for compensation.