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Public Liability

If you have been injured on public land or someone's property then you may be entitled to compensation.

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Have You Suffered an Injury Due To Negligent or Hazardous Conditions in a Public Place?

The absolute last thing we expect to happen when going out for our weekly groceries is to suffer a permanent long-term injury; however, slips and trips are common and sustaining a serious injury as a result of another person or an organisation’s negligence can be life-changing.

If you have been injured in a public place, then you may be entitled to compensation. Your compensation entitlement will depend on whether the organisation or person involved acted negligently; and whether, that negligence lead to you being injured.

Examples of Public Liability

Public liability law covers a wide range of situations and circumstances. If you think you may be entitled to public liability compensation, we strongly urge you to contact LHD Lawyers to speak with one of our compensation lawyers as soon as possible.

Below are some examples of injury situations that may entitle you to seek compensation:

  • Injuries sustained in a supermarket
  • Injuries sustained in a retail outlet or shopping centre
  • Injuries sustained in a park or sporting ground
  • Injuries sustained from falling in a public place
  • Recreational activity injuries
  • Aviation and boating injuries
  • Injuries sustained through physical assault
  • Injuries caused through animal attacks
  • Schoolyard injuries
  • Injuries sustained at amusement parks

What You Can Claim For

The items you can claim for really depend on your situation and the injuries sustained. Our expert compensation lawyers will be able to tell you exactly what you can claim for once they have reviewed all of the details of your case.

Generally, you can claim for:

  • Any medical expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Any at home care required
  • Pain and suffering

How to Make a Public Liability Claim When Time Limits Apply?

Following an accident, it is important that you seek legal advice as soon as possible. Time limits apply to compensation cases; however, your LHD Lawyer will be able to tell you if time limits apply during your initial consultation.

Once our expert public liability lawyers have reviewed your case, they will be able to best advise you how to proceed with your claim.

How Long Will it Take to Receive Compensation?

Compensation payouts are calculated on a case by case basis. Your LHD Lawyer will be able to give a rough estimate of what you can expect.

Having an LHD Lawyer by your side will ensure that all deadlines are met and your case progresses smoothly. We ensure you are always kept in the loop and that all technical legal terminology is explained in a clear and understandable manner. To put it simply, our lawyers are with you every step of the way during your difficult times.

Why Choose LHD

The introduction of our No Win No Fee Policy aims to cement this claim. You only pay our legal fees if we are successful in winning your compensation case. Please call us to discuss our No Win No Fee Policy and how it relates to the defendant’s legal costs. With a 99% success rate, we are confident in our abilities to win your case and see you win the compensation entitlements you deserve.

In order to minimise your exposure to legal costs we negotiate with the other side to ensure that they pay the maximum contribution to you in respect of our legal costs if your claim is successful.

As your case progresses, we will keep you fully informed of the potential of any possible exposure to the other side’s legal costs.


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