Are you claiming compensation in Stevenage after being hurt at a museum?
When visiting a new town or area, you may want to visit local cultural sites or take advantage of local activities. Often, local museums and galleries are very popular with visitors and tourists, with many also selling art and sculptures as well as showcasing them.
Of course, if museums and galleries are open to the public, they are required to ensure the safety of guests at all times. If museum owners or managers failed to follow health and safety guidelines and someone was hurt as a result, they could face very serious sanctions, in addition to claims for compensation in Stevenage.
Fortunately, most businesses do follow the relevant laws which can help to limit the number of injuries which occur. Of course, if you are hurt or injured whilst visiting this type of establishment, you may find that you could still make a claim for compensation in Stevenage, even if the owners have to follow health and safety laws.
If you can show that the incident which caused your injuries wasn’t your fault, it’s possible that the owners will be held responsible and you could make a claim against them. Alternatively, if your injuries were caused by another guest or visitor, you may need to make a claim for compensation in Stevenage against them directly.
Luckily, most museums and art galleries treat their stock carefully which means that they are covered by CCTV at most times. If you’re hurt whilst in the building, there is a good chance that the incident will be captured on CCTV as well. If you’re able to access a copy of this tape, it could help to confirm your version of events when it comes to claiming compensation in Stevenage at a later date.
If you were hurt recently, you may be keen to make a claim as soon as possible. However, if your injuries occurred a while ago, don’t make the mistake of assuming that it will be too late for you to obtain compensation in Stevenage. Often, we’re able to help claimants who have been hurt within the last three years so there is a good chance that you will be eligible to receive compensation in Stevenage if you make a successful claim.
If you’d like to know more about claiming compensation in Stevenage, or if you’ve got questions about the claims process, why not contact us to find out how we can help you? At Accident Advice Helpline we’re always happy to help new and existing claimants and we’re even available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so that you can contact us whenever you need to.
To find out more now, or to make a claim for compensation in Stevenage today, just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 4th August 2014