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    Public place accident in Burton-upon-Trent

    Burton-upon-Trent is an historical town in Staffordshire, England. Today it is most famous for the many shopping opportunities available to residents, tourists and anyone with a passion to shop with new and extensive developments taking place in what was originally a simple market town.

    The weekly market first began here in the year 1200 with a market hall being added in 1883, a fish market added in 1925 and finally a roof added in the mid 1990’s! The market is now held three full days a week from early morning till 4:30pm and a wonderful farmers market is held here once a month. During the mid 1980’s construction began on a new shopping development outlet which was named the Burton Place Shopping Centre in 1986, it still stands today and is home to many large chain stores as well as having a multiplex cinema.

    All residents of the town will, or will have, frequented this/these areas and during certain days of the week and weeks of the year the influx of residents who shop increases dramatically, especially during ‘sales’! Shops and markets and are a popular setting and it is not unusual for a public place accident in Burton-upon-Trent comes to occur.

    The more common causes of a public place accident in Burton-upon-Trent

    The most common cause of a public place accident in Burton-upon-Trent, or anywhere else, is slips, trips and falls that are the result of someone else’s negligence – broken kerbs with no barriers or warning signs, cracked pavements left unfixed, trees left in unsafe conditions for example these are all easily rectifiable and yet are the most popular causes for accidents. There’s  also situations where, for example, a shopkeeper may not be as speedy as putting out a warning sign or mopping up a spillage  If you have fallen victim to an accident in a public place accident in Burton-upon-Trent that was not your fault then the chances are someone else is to blame.

    Councils, employers and drivers all have insurance to cover compensation claims, they all know what safety standards they by law must adhere to and if they have failed to do this they have not only let you down, they have broken the law and for this reason you are legally entitled to financial compensation.

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    Getting help from the experts

    All advice given by Accident Advice Helpline is 100% free and all cases are 100% no-win, no-fee* – guaranteed. Our professional and friendly team are contactable take your calls and to discuss your accident and injury on 0800 689 0500 from a landline and from your mobile 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 29th December 2013

    Author: David Brown

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