Accidents in Public Places Claims Solicitors

When you are out playing with your children in the park or shopping, the last thing you expect is to suffer an injury as a result of someone else’s negligence. We are here to help you and your family if this happens.

Get in touch today to take advantage of our No Win, No Fee offer if you have been injured in a public place.

What is classed as an accident in a public place?

“Accidents in a Public Place” covers a very broad spectrum of circumstances.

Our team of local Personal Injury Solicitors can help you with the following:

  • Slips, trips or falling objects
  • Accidents in private or rented properties
  • Accidents when in a supermarket or shopping centre
  • Accidents in a pub or restaurant
  • Injuries when using playground equipment or in a park or public garden
  • Injuries occurring when staying in a hotel
  • Accidents at a holiday park in the UK
  • Injuries from dog bites

To find out more about what we can and cannot help you claim for as well as lots of other useful information about the process, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page here

What to do if you have an accident in a public place?

Our team have prepared some top tips if you do have an accident in a public place.

  • Take photos
  • Record names and testimonials from witnesses
  • Report it
  • Seek medical attention etc

Contact our personal injury lawyers in Gloucestershire

For expert personal injury advice on accidents in public places, please contact your local WSP branch in GloucesterStroud or Dursley today. Call on 01453 847200 or contact via the enquiry form for a no obligation free consultation about our No Win No Fee service.

After The Event Policy ‘ATE’: After the Event Insurance is an insurance policy taken out when you sign the No Win No Fee Agreement. It protects you throughout the claim from being responsible for any payments if the claim is not successful.

Causation: Establishing the link between negligence/breaches of statutory duty and the injury/illness suffered.

Liability: Legal responsibility for acts or omissions.

Negligence: Failing to use the appropriate level of care and competence required in the circumstances. A negligent act or omission may result in somebody sustaining an injury.

No Win No Fee (CFA): No Win No Fee Agreements (also referred to as Conditional Fee Agreements) mean that solicitors take no payment for their work unless they win the case. If your claim is not successful, then you may be liable for the other party’s legal costs, but your ATE policy will provide insurance to cover that eventuality. If you win the case, you will receive compensation and the majority of your legal costs will be recoverable from the other side.

Occupational Illness: Diseases or medical conditions which arise as a result of exposure at work to substances such as asbestos.

Quantum: The value of your claim.

Schedule of Loss: A document which sets out the financial losses sustained as a direct result of suffering injury or disease e.g. loss of earnings, travelling expenses, cost of care.

Success Fee: The fee we charge which is based upon the amount of time we spend working on your claim. It cannot exceed 25% of the damages you are awarded.


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    We can help with...
    • Recovering lost income
    • Arranging treatment and its funding
    • Arranging funding of any private operations
    • Obtaining early payment of part of your settlement
    • Rehabilitation
    • Updating your Will