Accidents in public places
Accidents in public places can be caused by many factors. If you have had an accident in a public place that results in a spinal cord injury, you should contact a specialist solicitor, such as Aspire Law, as soon as possible.
All organisations and companies have a duty of care to any member of the public who visits their premises or sites. They must ensure and check that the relevant Health and Safety provisions are in place and that reasonable attempts to minimise the risk of accident or injury have been taken.
If it can be proven that these provisions were not in place at the time of your accident, you may be entitled to make a claim for your injuries.
Local authorities and councils must ensure that roads and pavements are adequately maintained. If your accident was caused because a local authority failed to maintain a road to the required standard, you may be eligible for compensation.
It is important to get in touch with a specialist spinal cord injury solicitor as soon after your accident as possible. This will enable early collection of important evidence and give us the chance to obtain good quality witness statements to support your case.