Do you need to make a no win no fee in Dumfries and Galloway claim after being hurt at the theatre?
With many live shows and performances taking place in venues across the country, the theatre is still an extremely popular venue for many people. Although there are many new theatres and performance spaces being built in the United Kingdom, a significant number of people are keen to save and restore the older theatres which are located in towns, cities and villages across the country.
Normally when people go to a show at the theatre, they simply sit in the audience and watch the show. However, in a bid to keep audiences entertained, actors and props are now sometimes stationed in the audience’s area. Whilst this can be more exciting for audience members, it can make the show more difficult to choreograph and direct. In some cases, it is possible that an audience member could even be injured whilst at the theatre.
If, for example, a prop was knocked off the stage, it could land on a member of the audience. Similarly, if a piece of lighting equipment were to fall, it could harm an audience member.
If you have been hurt whilst watching a show that a theatre, there may be a chance for you to make a no win no fee in Dumfries and Galloway claim. If you were hurt because of the building or a staff member, you may need to make your no win no fee in Dumfries and Galloway claim against the theatre itself, or the company which owns it. However, if an actor or actress accidentally caused your injuries, your no win no fee in Dumfries and Galloway claim could be against the production company responsible for putting on the show.
Public place accidents
Of course theatres are not the only public place that accidents happen. It could be that you are injured in a supermarket, a museum, the street, or anywhere else that the public venture. Someone is always responsible for the safety of members of the public that visit these places, they should all be a safe environment for you to be in.
If you have been injured in a public place, and the accident was not your fault, you should talk to us about claiming compensation.
Just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or on 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile to find out more today about how we can help you with your claim..
Date Published: 6th December 2014
Author: Emma Matthews