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What is a public liability claim?

A public liability claim is a claim made against injuries sustained from an accident that occurs on property that is open or accessible to the public and includes just about everything outside your own home. If you have had an accident outside your own home, you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. To find out if you can claim compensation for your accident please complete our no obligation, FREE online Injuries Compensation Enquiry Form.

There are many different types of public liability claims that occur each day through Australia. Some of the most common public liability compensation claims involve:

  • Injuries caused by Slips, Trips, falls or other accidents inside supermarkets, shopping centers, shopping stores, factory outlets, warehouses, car parks, amusement/recreation parks, restaurants, clubs, pubs, bars, function centres, social events, concerts, festivals, parties, weddings, parks, pools, gyms, fitness centres, studios, beaches and just about any other public place, property or premises.
  • Injuries occurring in a public building, on a road, public walkway, footpath or pavement
  • Injuries caused by dangerous footpaths or pavements, untreated ice and snow, pot holes, tree roots and steps or staircases in disrepair.
  • Injuries caused by objects put in a unsafe place or dangerous position
  • Injuries caused by sharp objects or objects falling from a height in a public place
  • Injuries caused by unsafe footpaths, walk ways and roads.
  • Injuries caused by obstructions such as litter and rubbish bags creating a tripping hazard in walking areas.

Public liability also covers accidents caused by unsafe public property or property that is left in dangerous places. Examples include a slip, trip, fall or cuts and bruises caused by protruding objects and electric shocks as a result of an exposed wire.

If you suffered an accident in a public place, council building or at someone’s house or tripped over a loose paving slab or slipped on a wet floor, then you may well have a public liability claim for compensation. Public liability claims are very common. If you have suffered an injury as a result of an accident that occurred outside your home, then you could be entitled to significant public liability compensation for your personal injuries.

To find out what compensation you could receive for your personal injuries please complete our no obligation, FREE online Injuries Compensation Enquiry Form.

If you have not decided whether to make a claim for compensation, we'll be able to help guide you towards making a decision you feel comfortable with and you will also find out whether your case is likely to be successful. You've got nothing to lose! Our service is completely free, so don’t hesitate to take advantage of our FREE online Injuries Compensation Enquiry Form, today.

Information about Public Liability Claims

Broadly speaking, if you have an accident or suffer a personal injury whilst on public property then you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim.

The person or company owning or being responsible for maintaining the public area should have taken out a public liability insurance policy to compensate members of the public for any injury they sustain whilst on the property caused by their negligence; therefore your personal injury claim for compensation will be made against that insurance policy.

If you have suffered an injury after being involved in an accident in a public place, by completing our FREE online Injuries Compensation Enquiry Form, you will find out whether you have a claim for public liability compensation. Our no obligation service is completely FREE. There are time limits for the making of compensation claims. So why wait till it’s too late? Take advantage of our free service and complete your FREE online Injuries Compensation Enquiry Form, now!

There are also many other circumstances where you could be injured on public property and if you would like some advice about whether you would be entitled to make a public liability compensation claim all you have to do is complete our FREE online Injuries Compensation Enquiry Form. Our discrete service is completely free and is available 24 hours, 7 days per week.

What should I do if I have had an accident in a public place?

To make a successful public liability compensation claim, you will need to have some evidence regarding where and how your accident occurred and any injuries suffered by you.

To help your case, if possible, you should report the accident to the owner, manager or staff and make a note of your accident in the accident book if possible, take names and addresses of witnesses to the accident and also, if possible, take photographs of the area where the accident happened. If you are intending to claim expenses as part of your public liability compensation claim such as prescription and medication costs and travelling expenses, remember to keep all receipts and tax invoices as evidence.

It is important to remember that if you have been injured in an accident outside your home, then you could claim significant compensation. To find out if you’re entitled to claim compensation, please complete our FREE online Injuries Compensation Enquiry Form.

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