With restaurants serving thousands of different cuisines, there is certinly plenty of choice if you decide to go out for a meal. Whether it’s a special celebration or a regular outing, you’ll want your night to go well.
Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Restaurants are busnesses and accidents can happen in them, the same way they can in shops or supermarkets. In order to try and prevent people from getting hurt, staff should ensure that the appropriate health and safety regulations are followed.
For example, any steps may need to be well lit so that are people aren’t at risk of tripping. Similarly, any hazards, such as torn carpets, should be remedied or be cornered off so that people aren’t injured.
If you’ve sustaned an injury whilst out at a restaurant, there is action you can take. If the incident wasn’t your fault, an injury lawyer in Otterham could help you to make a claim for compensation.
Making a claim with an injury lawyer in Otterham
If you’ve suffered a slip, trip or fall in a restaurant, been scalded by a member of staff or have become unwell as a result of food poisoning, an injury lawyer in Otterham could help you to obtain compensation.
With their help, you’ll need to prove that you weren’t at fault and that you obtained medical treatment for your injuries. If the restaurant was busy, it’s likely that numerous people will have witnessed the incident and this could help to support your claim.
However, claimants only normally have 3 years’ to make a claim so you’ll need to contact an injury lawyer in Otterham fairly quickly.
What’s your claim worth?
The amount of compensation you could receive will depend, in part, on the injuries you’ve suffered. A fall which results in a broken leg may warrant more compensation than a fall which causes a sprained wrist.
However, you may be surprised at the amount of compensation an injury lawyer in Otterham could help you to obtain. As well as claiming for your injuries, your lawyer could also help you to claim back the cost of any expenses you’ve incurred as a result of being hurt.
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Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
To find out more about making a claim, or to take legal action today, contact our personal injury team on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Call Accident Advice Helpline now and make your compensation claim with us today.
Date Published: 16th October 2013
Author: David Brown