Accidents in Public Places

Woman Wins Compensation for Car Park Fall

A woman who fell and twisted her ankle as she left a car park has succeeded in her claim for...

Council's Failure to Grit Icy Car Park Not Negligent

When a man slipped on ice in a Swansea car park and sustained injuries, he brought a case against...

An accident at work in a supermarket

A stockist at a well known supermarket tripped and hit his head due to a fault with the instore...

Incident whilst shopping

Sally visited a McColls shop and entered through the automatic sliding doors.  The staff were...

Moment's Lack of Thought Costs Dog Owner £115,000

Dog ownership is a source of joy to many, but it is not free from legal responsibilities. Owners...

Mother in an accident with her child

A mother pushing her young baby across the road whilst her 2 year old was holding onto the buggy....

Road traffic accident and loss of earnings

Michael, a self employed commercial carpet and window cleaner, was driving his work van when...

A road traffic accident whilst at work

A part time high performance driving instructor received £55,000 following a road traffic...

University student in road traffic accident

We acted for a young man part way through the second year of his A levels. He was involved in a...

Road traffic accident - when you are at fault

Eleanor was travelling along a dual carriageway in the outside lane. The road was dimly lit...

Combined injury at work and a road traffic accident

Birkett Long was instructed to represent Gavin following an accident, which occurred whilst he was...

Boy Compensated for Glass Cut in Park

A boy who was seriously injured when he cut himself on broken glass in a public park is set to...

Autistic Man Bitten By Police Dog Awarded £45,000

The police do a tough job in tough conditions but their conduct is expected to meet very high...

Lift Accident Tourists Awarded Damages of Over £140,000

If you are the victim of an accident caused by another's negligence, compensation is payable not...

Bus Driver Hit by Falling Tree Due Six-Figure Compensation

Local authorities owe a wide range of health and safety duties to the public and are obliged to...

Cyclist Who Hit Pothole Wins £3,000 in Damages

A cyclist has won a settlement of £3,000 after he hit a pothole and was thrown from his...

Woman Awarded Compensation for School Swimming Accident

Schools have a duty, as part of the National Curriculum, to provide swimming instruction for their...

Injured Teenage Fare Dodgers Find Out Why Crime Doesn't Pay

In affirmation of the legal principle that criminals will not be compensated for the consequences...

Bar Owners Ordered to Compensate Businessman for Fall

In a case which serves as a warning to the leisure industry that health and safety rules should...

Shopper Wins Compensation for Car Park Injury

A 60-year-old woman who was injured when she tripped in the car park of a branch of Tesco in...

Dangerous Dog Attack Victim's Compensation Hopes Boosted

Dangerous dogs can ruin lives, and victims of canine attacks will be relieved to hear of an...

Boy Who Nearly Drowned Seeks £5 Million in Damages

Normally, the law requires that a claim is commenced within three years of the date on which the...

Woman Wins Compensation for School Swimming Lesson Tragedy

Following a long legal battle, a woman who almost drowned during a school swimming lesson when she...

Dog Attack Victims Struggle for Compensation

In a case which put into stark relief the often criticised narrowness of the criminal injuries...

Antique Bridge Fall Cyclist Due Millions

A cyclist who broke his back when he fell off a 150-year-old stone bridge in a London park has won...

Police Assault Victim Wins Over £100,000 Damages

A man who suffered a shattered right leg when he was manhandled by a policeman who suspected him...

Pedestrian Wins £30,000 for Agonising Pavement Fall

A pedestrian who suffered fractures to her right ankle and knee when she tripped on the edge of a...

Oops... ouch!

It is a common misconception that if a member of the public has an accident due to a pot hole or...

Council Neglect Leads to £2,500 Claim

It is the responsibility of those whose property is accessed by members of the public to protect...

Theatre Worker Bitten By Rottweiler Wins Damages

A London theatre worker who was attacked by a Rottweiler on her way home from work has received a...

Pedestrian Due Big Payout After Bollard Trip

A woman who badly injured her leg when she walked into a concrete bollard on a darkened footpath...

Cyclist Wins Damages for Pothole Crash

A cyclist who was badly injured when he swerved to avoid a pothole has won nearly £70,000 in...

Council Pays Out for Pensioner's Fall on Uneven Road

A pensioner who tripped while crossing a poorly maintained road has won a five-figure sum in...

£6,000 Damages for Cut from Broken Latte Glass

A woman whose hand was cut by a broken latte glass has won £6,000 in damages. The woman,...

£3,500 for Shopper Caught in Automatic Door

A man has won £3,500 in compensation after he was caught in the sliding doors at a...

Council Pays £1.4 Million in Compensation Claims

Suffolk County Council has paid out more than £1.4 million in compensation settlements over...

Professional Cycling Director Wins Injury Compensation

A director of the British professional cycling team who was thrown from her bicycle after hitting...

Man Receives Damages for Pavement Trip

A man who tripped on a raised paving slab on his way home from work has won £7,000 in...

Pensioner Receives £150,000 for Shattered Hip

A pensioner whose hip was shattered during a stop on a coach trip to Blackpool has won...

Pensioners Hit By Flying Hoarding Win Compensation

Two pensioners who were hit by part of a hoarding that blew loose in high winds have been awarded...

Pedestrian Hit by Falling Shop Sign Wins £61,000

A woman has won £61,000 in an out-of-court settlement after she was hit by a falling shop...

Firefighter Hit by Runaway Car Wins Damages

An ex-firefighter who was injured when a runaway Mini crashed into the tent he was sharing with...

£10,000 for Cyclist Injured on Cattle Grid

A cyclist who was injured on an unsafe cattle grid has won £10,000 in damages. The woman...

Council Pays Damages for Accidents in Public Places

A parish council has paid out compensation to two people who sustained injuries on its property. ...

£1 Million Claims Bill for Two Local Authorities

Many local authorities have experienced an increase in the number of claims for compensation they...

Woman Wins Damages After Falling on 'Mushy' Grapes

Following a lengthy court battle, a shopper who was injured when she slipped on some grapes on the...

£1,750 Payout for Boy Electrocuted at Leisure Centre

A young boy who received an electric shock from a faulty hairdryer at a leisure centre has won...

Tesco Pays Compensation to Injured Shoppers

A pensioner who slipped on a wet floor at a Tesco store in Worcester has received a four-figure...

Janice Smith - fall in a public place

The firm took over this case from a local specialist firm of personal injury solicitors after...

Donald MacKenzie - motorcycle accident

The Claimant was riding his motorcycle and ahead of him he saw slowing traffic on a two-lane...

Karen Edmonds - fall in a public place

Karen went to her daughter’s school to collect her 5 year old daughter at 3.15pm.  The...

Susan Campbell - road traffic accident

The firm acted for Mrs Campbell, who was injured in a head-on road accident.  Susan suffered...