Occupiers and Public Liability Claims

If you have been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you could be due compensation.

Occupiers and Public Liability Claims are accidents that could have been prevented had the business, land owner or council done something differently. The cause of the injury can be wide ranging but our teams are available to talk through what has happened and advise you if there is a case to be made.

What are common occupiers and public liability accidents?

Common accidents can include:

  • Trips on faulty floor surfaces
  • Slips on unmarked wet floors
  • Faulty handrails
  • Exposed sharp surfaces
  • Burns from extremes of temperature
  • Exposure to chemicals
  • Uneven pavements/footpaths
  • Badly maintained roads

There are many different cases that you may claim for, this list is not exhaustive.

Where could these accidents occur?

A claim under occupiers or public liability can take place in a wide range of areas, such as:

  • Shops and supermarkets
  • Schools, colleges, and universities
  • Libraries and government buildings
  • Public transport
  • Parks and car parks
  • Roads and pavements
  • Gyms and leisure centres

Can I make a claim?

Success is dependent on proving that your injury was a result of third-party negligence.

The questions you will be asked are:

  • Were you owed a duty of care?
  • Did the third party breach this duty of care in any way?
  • Was this breach the direct cause of your accident and injuries?

Occupiers and Public Liability

Fill in the form below and one of our team will contact you regarding your claim.