Whatever your reasons for visiting your local town hall, the last thing you expect to happen whilst you’re there is to be involved in an accident that leaves you injured. But strictly speaking, you put yourself at risk of injury every time you leave the house and are in a public place, although most of us don’t think about these things every second of every day.
If you have been injured at your local town hall, suffering in silence isn’t really your best option. Somebody else could be liable for your accident, and if they are, you could make a claim for town hall injury compensation with Accident Advice Helpline. Not only do our personal injury lawyers provide a 100% no win, no fee* service, but we have also been recommended by our patron, TV personality Dame Esther Rantzen, for our excellent customer service. Why would you trust anyone else with your claim?
What’s happened to leave you injured?
Before you make your claim for town hall injury compensation, we’ll need to know a bit about how your accident happened and what injuries you’ve sustained, and our lawyers will usually liaise with your GP or hospital staff to get copies of any medical records relating to your injuries. Here are a few examples of claims we have dealt with in the past:
- Tripping down slippery or damaged steps outside the town hal
- Slipping on a wet floor (that has just been mopped), suffering back, neck and ankle injuries
- Objects falling from height whilst building work is being carried out, resulting in spinal and head injuries
- Scalded by somebody spilling hot tea/coffee
- Electric shock from a faulty light switch or hand dryer in the town hall’s toilets
Your injuries may be minor – such as bruises, strains or sprains – or you may have suffered a life-changing injury such as a head injury or spinal injury.
Claiming the compensation you deserve
The good news is that if somebody else is liable for your accident – for example if town hall staff failed to display a ‘wet floor’ warning sign and you slipped and fell – then you could make a claim for personal injury compensation within three years of your accident. You can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 for confidential advice from our expert advisors, and there is no obligation to go ahead with a claim; it’s totally up to you what happens next. Did we mention it’s free to call and our lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee* basis?
Date Published: October 26, 2015
Author: Paula Beaton
Category: Accident in a public place