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Occupier Claims

If you have been injured in an accident in public or private premises or land, call our Personal Injury Team for a free consultation to claim compensation on 01754 897150 or start your claim online and we will call you.

Accidents do happen although the large majority of these injuries were entirely preventable and avoidable. A Health and Safety Executive report revealed that slip, trip and fall injuries cost the UK up to 1 billion pounds per year.

Many such accidents occur on property or land owned by people, companies and other organisations all of which have a duty to take reasonable care to ensure the safety of people who visit their property. This duty can even apply to people trespassing on the property.

Occupier claims can be made for injuries sustained where the legal occupier fails in their duty to keep you safe as a user of those premises. These include supermarkets, office blocks, swimming pools, public playgrounds, schools or even privately owned houses.

Unsurprisingly, slips and trips are the most common type of occupier accidents especially in supermarkets.  Spillages left on the tiled floor for example cause a real and dangerous hazard and can result in serious injury if the supermarket has failed to put in place a proper system of inspecting and cleaning.

Children are also vulnerable to accidents. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents estimates that each year there are up to 40,000 injuries to children on playgrounds alone resulting in a hospital visit. This is often due to poor equipment, poor design and layout, incorrect installation and poor maintenance.

How we can help

If you or your child have been injured whilst visiting or using public or private premises that was not your fault we can help you make a claim.

Our Accident Team has over 39 years of experience dealing with claims for compensation for victims of occupier accidents ranging from minor injuries which can be dealt with as part of the Ministry of Justice Portal Scheme to serious injuries including brain injuries, amputation injuries, spinal injuries and fatal injuries requiring specialist legal and medical knowledge.

98% of our Clients who have participated in our client survey rated our personal injury claims service as excellent and would recommend us to others.

To find out more call our Personal Injury Team on 01754 897150 or start your claim online.