Public places can pose significant dangers to the general public and accidents can occur. Rory Quigley & Co Solicitors has amassed a wealth of experience in dealing with cases where a client was injured* in a public place. If the accident was not the fault of the individual, they may be entitled to seek legal redress, Rory Quigley & Co Solicitors can help clients achieve the legal redress they deserve.
Common accidents that happen in a public place can include slipping and/or tripping over an object that is broken or hasn’t been maintained properly. Rory Quigley & Co Solicitors has dealt with many instances where an injured individual tripped or fell due to a broken step, pothole or kerb.
Individuals or management bodies that allow public access to a property owe the general public a duty of care by maintaining the property to reasonable standards. If they’ve failed in this duty of care, an injured individual may be entitled seek legal redress.
-Evidence should be gathered concerning the accident e.g. photographs should be taken as soon as possible after the accident.
-Details of any eye witnesses’ should be gathered. These witnesses may very well become important later.
-The accident should be reported to the property’s owner or the property's management team.
-For all injured parties, medical attention should be sought immediately.
Injured in an accident? Get the right advice from Rory Quigley & Co Solicitors today. Contact us.
*Disclaimer: In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fess or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.