Public Liability Claims and Premises Accidents

When incidents occur in a public or private premises, they can cause significant impairments, mental anguish and even loss of income if you are unable to work due to your injury. Owners of both public and private premises, have a responsibility to ensure the property is properly maintained and safe, however accidents can occur anytime and anyplace.

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What is public liability?

In particular, shopping centres and retail stores such as supermarkets, have a responsibility to ensure the health and safety of people visiting these places. However, premises accidents can occur if there are any number of hazards or dangers present. These incidents can result in injury and often include:

  • Tripping over items on the floor
  • Slip and fall due to a spillage or object
  • Being hit by items falling off shelves

What if an accident happens on a private property?

Owners and occupiers of private properties also have a responsibility to ensure their premises is safe. These places can include:

  • Office buildings
  • Retail stores
  • Private homes
  • Government property
  • Construction sites

If these premises are not properly maintained, it could result in accidents and injury.

Can premises accidents lawyers help me?

If you become injured in a public or private premises due to negligence, you could be entitled to make a public liability compensation claim for any suffering caused by injury, including physical, mental anguish or financial loss. Public liability claims can be difficult to make, and you will need the help of experienced public liability lawyers to assist you through this complicated process.

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How do I find public liability lawyers?

If you need help from public liability lawyers in NSW to help you to lodge a claim and navigate through the difficult public liability claims system, speak to our expert premises accident lawyers so you can get the compensation you deserve for your suffering.

Need help? Speak to one of our experienced compensation lawyers today on 02 9601 0088 and receive obligation-free advice on your compensation claim, with no upfront costs. If your compensation claim proceeds, our No Win, No Fee policy* means you will not have to pay our legal costs unless your claim is successful and you receive your compensation.

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