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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Accident in a theatre?


    Accident in a theatre?

    Theatres are a fantastic alternative to the modern cinema and are great entertainment venues for people of all ages. The theatre is the place to visit if you and your family enjoy watching musicals, ballet performances or plays and it is often an inexpensive way to spend an evening. Take the kids to see some panto around Christmas time or couples and friends can enjoy the latest stand-up comedy. There really is something to suit everyone’s taste at the theatre which means that it can often become extremely busy during opening night. There is the potential for accidents, whether it is due to customers’ distraction or whether it is due to negligence on the part of the theatre staff.

    How can I have an accident in a theatre?

    When visiting your local theatre, it pays to keep safe and be aware of any potential accidents. Some of the things which may cause an accident or injury include:

    • Falling lights or fittings
    • Falling over or tripping in the dark
    • Tripping over obstructions in aisles or walkways
    • Slipping on spilled drinks or food
    • Seizures from flashing lights

    Theatres have strict health and safety policies to adhere to in order to protect customers from potential accidents. If you feel that they have failed in their duty to prevent such an accident then you can make a claim for compensation. If you have any of the above accidents or are injured in another way, then you can give Accident Advice Helpline a call.

    What can Accident Advice Helpline do?

    You can contact Accident Advice Helpline to make a claim for compensation if you suffer an accident, injury or illness through someone else’s fault. We are a law firm which operates on a no win, no fee* basis therefore, we do not take any money from you upfront. Our 24-hour helpline is also free to call and you are under no obligation to continue making a claim if you feel that it is not the right time for you. We will advise you on how best to proceed and we will contact any third parties on your behalf so there is no need to worry about confronting them yourself. All you have to do is keep any evidence related to your accident or injury and we will deal with the rest.

    Date Published: April 24, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.