Miss F used Michael Lewin’s accident compensation claim services in London to secure over £2500.00 in public liability compensation.
Miss F was walking out of a large superstore when she slipped on a pool of water that had been left lying on the floor. No warning signs had been put out to notify shoppers of the hazard. No mats were at the exit of the supermarket in an effort to reduce the risk of a slipping hazard either.
As a result of her accident Miss F suffered damage to the ligaments in her knee. Miss F’s injuries were very painful and she suffered from aching in her knee due to the ligament damage.
The following are examples of common hazards or areas of neglect that may cause an accident in a public place:
? Defective trolleys in supermarkets; all equipment that is used by the public should be in good working order and maintained regularly. All equipment in a public place should be checked for faults and taken out of service.
? Negligence of staff in a place that is used by the public; for example if a member of staff has left a stock trolley in the path of one of the customers and it has caused them to trip over it.
? Slips due to substances on the floor that should have been marked with a sign cordoned off or cleaned up.
? Falling objects; this can happen when any products or materials have not been placed securely at height or on a shelf. Injury may occur if an object falls onto someone or into their path.
This list is not exhaustive; it is just a few examples of what we mean by negligence in a public place. Miss F decided to use Michael Lewin’s compensation claim services in London. Michael Lewin’s specialist public liability solicitors were able to secure £2750.00 in compensation on behalf of Miss F.
Don?t be apprehensive about making a claim following an accident in a public place. Owners of premises and properties that are regularly visited by the public are required under the Occupiers Liability Act 1957 to take reasonable care to ensure their premises are safe. If this duty is being breached either by the negligence of the business or its members of staff then an accident could occur. If this has happened to you you should seek compensation if you have sustained any injuries as a result. The claim will be dealt with by the insurance company that has provided them with public liability cover; more often than not these claims are settled out of court and the compensation is paid quickly directly from the insurers.
The ligaments in the knee are structures that in are in place to keep the knee stable. Damage to the ligaments in the knee can take a long time to heal and can cause problems with walking for months if the damage is severe.
To use Michael Lewin’s accident compensation claim services in London call 0844 499 9302.