Accident Advice Helpline provides clubbing accident advice to individuals that have been injured while out at nightclubs, clubs and bars in the UK. If you were assaulted or sustained serious injuries during the last three years then we can assist you with a claim if a person, building owner or other third party was to blame. Every case is different, so call our free, 24-hour helpline on 0800 180 4123 to see if you are eligible. Our friendly advisors are waiting for your call.
Common clubbing injuries
Trips, falls and other accidental injuries can occur in nightclubs and are often the result of dangerous surfaces or objects. For example, you may have slipped on the dance floor after a drink spillage had not been cleaned up properly, or tripped over a piece of equipment that should not have been there. If a staff member at the nightclub failed to act upon potential hazards or did not adhere to health and safety standards, then you have every right to make an occupier’s liability or public liability injury claim.
Violent assaults can take place in nightclubs. If another person has attacked you, then this is a violent crime and you should be eligible for criminal injuries compensation. The laws regarding violent crimes can be complex and you may have to make any claim within two years instead of the usual three-year deadline. If the police have been involved and you cooperated with them, you could be eligible. We suggest talking with one of our advisors immediately if you have been a victim of violent crime.
If you work in a nightclub, then the Workplace Regulations Act is valid and you will have the same right as other workers to make a claim. Working in proximity to intoxicated individuals can increase the risk of physical or sexual assault. Again, the laws are different for such cases, so we will need to talk to you directly to find out what happened.
Door staff and bouncers
Bouncers are often accused of being over zealous, but a clear wrongdoing or assault is necessary in order for you to make a claim against the owners of the drinking establishment. All ‘bouncers’ and door staff must not have any criminal convictions and should be selected in the same manner as any of other employee. If you think the door staff or possibly the owners have been negligent and you were subsequently injured, then you may be eligible to claim.
A no-win, no-fee claim can help you to get your life back on track if a serious injury has forced you from work and resulted in costly medical bills. We will need to prove the negligence of a third party, so call us today for clubbing accident advice and see how you can claim for a criminal injury or an accident at work. Let’s get your compensation claim started today – you literally have nothing to lose.
Date Published: November 16, 2014
Author: David Brown