Accidents in a public place include all privately and publicly owned places such as restaurants, pubs, supermarkets, shopping centres, parks, clubs, train stations, airports, gym, footpaths, public roads, universities and so on. The list is extensive and includes any place where the public is expected to visit.

Accidents in a public place include all privately and publicly owned places such as restaurants, pubs, supermarkets, shopping centres, parks, clubs, train stations, airports, gym, footpaths, public roads, universities and so on. The list is extensive and includes any place where the public is expected to visit.

Accidents in a public place include all privately and publicly owned places such as restaurants, pubs, supermarkets, shopping centres, parks, clubs, train stations, airports, gym, footpaths, public roads, universities and so on. The list is extensive and includes any place where the public is expected to visit.

At such public places, it is the duty of all private and public organisations to ensure the safety of all visitors to their sites/premises; and in case they fail this duty of care, all local authorities, businesses, councils, schools and public authorities are required by law to have in place public liability insurance.

This means that if you are injured in a public place, whether it was a trip or fall on the pavement, a slip in a supermarket, or hurt yourself in a leisure centre, and the accident occurred as a result of a failure or beach of duty on the part of the owners – such as potholes on a pavement, spilled liquids on a supermarket floor or faulty gym equipment – then the entity responsible for that business/premises/site is covered by insurance against any claims for personal injury you bring against them.

The staff at Burney Legal specialise in all forms of personal injury claims, including claims arising from accidents in a public place. We can help you win compensation for any personal injuries you have sustained due to public place accidents; and we can do this with absolutely no cost to you (our costs are recovered from the party at fault).

All we require is that you contact us as soon as possible following such an accident. Please speak to one of our claims specialists at our contact phone number for more information; or if you are interested in making a claim for compensation then fill in our online form and one of our staff will respond to you within 24 hours.