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Injured on a Public Pootpath

You have all the freedom to claim compensation for any type of accident and injury that is caused to you by the negligence of some other person and public property. Accidents caused by public property, including being injured on a public footpath are very common. There are various pedestrian accident lawyers who are ready to provide you the complete compensation which you deserve. Laws are made for protecting the pedestrians and imposing the penalty on the public servant who undertakes the responsibility of maintaining and properly running public places, such as public subways and public footpaths.

Maintenance ensures the safety and protection of the pedestrians who use these public places. All these laws are imposed to the employers, private land members and the most important local councils who have the responsibility of the maintenance of the public footpaths and pavements. Slips and falls are some of the common accidents that are caused by the public pathways and can cause the bad effects, including the physical impairments and loss of wages due to lack of work. If you are injured on public footpath then you can also suffer from the broken limb as well as concussion. All these can lead to various weeks when you can not go to the work and finally you will have to suffer from the big financial crisis.

Compensation claim does not include the original amount of the injuries due to the accident as it also include the damages which will cover the loss of income of the victim, medical costs and the cost of repairing of the victim’s clothes and equipments which he carries at the time of accident. If you are also injured on the public footpath then you must take care about these steps:

  • Take the photograph of the offending area
  • Complete contact details of the eye witnesses
  • Contact details of the person who has also injured from the same source
  • Report the accident to appropriate personnel, such as council of the area

If you are injured on a public footpath, claiming is one of the simple processes, with the small input and the effort one can easily get the claim for the accident. There are various companies which offer the free consultation for the pedestrian accidents cases and charge fee only after winning the case. If you are also suffering from the accident caused by some public pathways and public company then it is better to take advice from some pedestrian accidents specialist who can help you in recovering the appropriate compensation.

Public Liability
Accident in Supermarket
Mrs H was shopping for a small fold out table in a Supermarket. She reached to take one when the stack collapsed falling onto her right foot. X-rays to her foot showed no fracture but she was still forced to use crutches for a few weeks afterwards.

Within 6 months of being instructed Cooks had obtained a settlement offer of £2,000.00 which Mrs H was delighted to accept. She said
"My Granddaughter found your website and recommended you to me. Thank you for all your efforts for my accident claim, I appreciate your kindness. I received my cheque today and will be taking my grandchildren away on holiday with the money you recovered for me"
Mrs H from Devon

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
Wrist Injury
Serious Neck Injury
Serious Hand Injury
Ankle Injury
Serious Knee Injury
Serious Head Injury

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case