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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

    Compensation for shopping centre accidents


    For many people there is nothing quite like going out for the day to a shopping centre. It gives you an opportunity to get your chores done as well as to enjoy a bite to eat out somewhere, and to enjoy the company of friends or family members on some occasions.

    The one thing you wouldn’t want to add to that list would be shopping centre accidents. Thankfully very few people will suffer from such accidents, although they can sometimes occur in some situations.

    They could happen in many different ways as well. For example you might end up having an accident on an escalator or in a lift. You might slip or trip over an obstacle of some kind and injure one or more parts of yourself in the process. You may be hit by something falling from above, perhaps from an upper level of the shopping centre.

    What kinds of injury might result from shopping centre accidents?

    In these instances the injuries can vary markedly depending on what happens. For example you might end up suffering cuts and bruises if you were to slip or trip in some way. Alternatively you may suffer crush injuries to your foot if it was caught in an escalator.

    Other injuries might be suffered in other situations too – it all depends on what happens to cause the injuries in the first place.

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    Whenever someone does suffer any injury of this nature due to shopping centre accidents, they may consider finding out whether compensation might be due to them. For this to be a realistic possibility there must be evidence that negligence has been to blame.

    This can sometimes be difficult to work out but if you have a professional injury compensation lawyer on your side it makes things much easier.

    Recovering from an accident

    The recovery time may depend on the severity of the injury you have suffered. For example if you have lost a toe in an escalator this will take longer to get used to than if you simply suffered cuts and bruises as a result of your injuries.

    As such it is best to contact Accident Advice Helpline for assistance. Call us on 0800 689 0500 free of charge and see whether our professional advisors can assist you with a no win, no fee claim. You may soon have the answers you really need.

    Date Published: July 27, 2015

    Author: Rob Steen

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