Accident in a Public Place
What is an accident in a public place claim?
Accidents in a Public Place or highway accidents can result in a variety of injuries. All local authorities have a duty of care to ensure that the pavement and public highways are in safe condition for public use. Any space that allows the general public to make use of the space can generally be deemed a “public space”. If you have sustained the injury in a public property such as a shop or a café then the duty of care rests with the owner of the property or the local authority.
Do I have and Accident in a Public Place claim?
If you have been injured due to an accident in a public place that was caused by a breach of duty of care such as:
You could be entitled to compensation, call us free on 0800 213 214 and speak to one of our friendly and approachable team to find out if you have a claim.
Who is Harris Fowler?
Established in 1994, Harris Fowler is a firm of Solicitors who specialise in personal injury claims. We have an outstanding success rate, getting clients the compensation that they deserve. Our friendly and approachable team will listen to you and take over the legal process and work for you on a No Win No Fee basis, with no hidden extras.
93.7% Success Rate*
At Harris Fowler, we have an extremely high success rate of 93.7%. How do we do it? By giving every client’s case the full attention it deserves. From day one, we put in the time and effort to prepare, making your case the very best it can be. And it works.
No Win No Fee, With No Hidden Extras
After an injury, it can feel like your life has been turned upside down. It’s stressful. But your personal injury claim shouldn’t be. At Harris Fowler, when we say ‘no win no fee’ we mean it – no hidden extras, no unexpected charges, no asking for money as the case progresses. You focus on getting better; we will deal with the rest.
Trustworthy, Friendly and Approachable
We truly care about people’s lives. We’re here for you every step of the way; explaining the process, unravelling complicated legal language, listening, and making your claim the strongest it can be. Many clients tell us it’s our friendliness that makes us different. That’s the Harris Fowler way.
How long do I have to make a claim?
Usually you have 3 years from the date of the injury in which to make a claim. However, there are exceptions; in some circumstances this may be more and in other circumstances, this may be less. We advise that you get in touch as soon as you are able following your injury.
Why should I choose Harris Fowler?
Just like seeing a specialist in Hospital, it makes sense to choose a specialist firm of solicitors. And at Harris Fowler our specialism is personal injury. Our years of experience have given us a level of expertise that you simply can’t normally find at a more general solicitors firm.
“Harris Fowler are the only ones I would trust. They make everything clear, easy and always deliver total honesty – Thank you to all who worked on my claim.”