Injury claims were in the news headlines in April 2013, when a female police officer decided to seek compensation from the owner of a garage. She had tripped over a kerb at the premises while investigating a break-in. She eventually dropped her claim for an injured wrist and leg. She made an initial injury claim against the garage owner on the grounds that he had failed to ensure that a person on his premises was reasonably safe. She received hospital treatment for her injuries and had to take six weeks off work. She may have won compensation for her injuries had she pursued her claim, although a lot of people were surprised that a police officer would make an injury claim after tripping and falling while on duty.
Injury claim in Greenwich Park
If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault within the last three years, and you can prove that the accident and your subsequent injuries were caused by another person’s negligence, then you may have grounds to make an injury claim in Greenwich Park, or one from any other location in the UK.
Although you have three years from the date of an accident in which to make a claim, it is better to do this as soon as possible. This is because it can take several years for a case to be heard in court, although if the claim could be settled out of court then you could receive compensation within six months.
Accidents in public places
If you slip, trip or fall in the street, a shop, a cinema, a park or any other public place, you may have grounds to make an injury claim in Greenwich Park or elsewhere. Slips, trips or falls are the most common accident clearly because they can happen anywhere. You may slip in a supermarket if food or liquid has spilled onto the floor and not been cleaned up, and if there were no hazard signs to warn you of the danger then you could have grounds on which to make an injury claim in Greenwich Park, for example.
You should report any accident to a member of staff, who should log it in the accident book along with names and contact details of any witnesses. You should receive medical treatment as soon as possible in order to support any claim you may make later.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you have been injured in a slip, trip or fall or sustained an injury in any other accident for which you were not to blame in any way, you may have grounds on which to base an injury claim in Greenwich Park. If you need expert legal advice about a possible claim, contact us here at Accident Advice Helpline. We are a law firm with more than 15 years’ experience of injury claims, and we work with a team of expert solicitors who work all over the country on a no win no fee basis.
Give us a ring on one of our freephone numbers now or visit our website. Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. You can call at any time, every day of the year.