Accidents in Public Places

  • Compensation for Crime

    If you are injured as a result of a crime, you may be entitled to compensation, direct from the offender. As well as personal injury, compensation may be payable for other items (medical expenses, additional travelling costs and so on) which are not covered...
  • Injuries Due to Accidents in Public - Two Minute Guide

    If you suffer an accident in a public place due to someone else’s negligence e.g. by tripping on a broken paving stone, you may be entitled to claim damages. You will need to prove that you were owed a duty of care by someone, that that person was...
  • Product Fatal Accidents - Who is a Spouse?

    The Fatal Accidents Act 1976 allows dependants to claim for the loss they suffer as a result of the death of the person on whom they are dependant, for example where a spouse dies in an accident. This raises the question of the meaning of the word...
  • Uncontrolled Bouncers

    If a bouncer or similar employee gets carried away and assaults someone, the owner of the premises may be liable. Recently, however, a nightclub owner was found not to be liable when a bouncer severely injured someone in a fight which took place away from...