Celebrating the New Year should be a happy and joyful occasion spent with family and friends. Unfortunately, this is not always the case as serious injuries and accidents can dampen the festive spirit. Accident Advice Helpline is here if you require up to date and expert New Year celebrations injury advice. We can also offer you legal representation if you decide to pursue a personal injury claim. You can only do this if a third party was negligent.
Take care while you celebrate
New Year’s Eve is an exciting time. There are many ways and means of celebrating the New Year, from going to a firework display, a mass gathering in an outdoor public place, or a party at a club or bar. There are risks and hazards associated with all of these activities if the organisers, building owners and revellers, do not prioritise health and safety. You could make a claim through us if you were celebrating at a venue and fell from height due to a faulty structure, for example, or were struck by a firework at a display. If a third party was negligent then you have a right to seek compensation.
The circumstances surrounding New Year celebrations injuries are always different as so many people celebrate it in various ways. You might have suffered burns after your dress or jacket caught fire from a faulty firework, for example, or have broken a leg or suffered concussion after slipping on a wet floor in a nightclub. Event organisers and building owners must always meet a standard duty of care to the public. In the case of a wet floor, they would be at fault if they did not have a system in place to ensure that spillages were cleaned up immediately. You can make a claim for compensation if any negligence by a third party led to you sustaining injuries.
How can Accident Advice Helpline help me?
Our no win, no fee policy makes it incredibly easy to get started. If you are still debating whether to make a claim, you should think about how it will help you and your family. It could pay for out-of-pocket expenses and cover special damages such as counselling for the anguish that the accident has caused you. You deserve some assistance in getting your life back on track if you were not to blame for the accident.
Our expert lawyers will take care of most of the red tape for you. You only need to tell us about how and why the accident happened and provide us with the contact details of any witnesses.
Accident Advice Helpline can answer any of your personal injury compensation claim questions. There is information on our website and a 30-second compensation calculator. This tool will tell you whether you are eligible and how much your claim could be worth. If you require a more personal touch, ring our free, 24-helpline from a landline on 0800 689 0500. You will get through to one of our friendly advisors, who will talk through all the options available to you.
Date Published: January 1, 2015
Author: David Brown