Public events can be anything from a festival to an exhibition, and usually involve a gathering of people in a public space. While these events can be enjoyable, accidents at public events can easily arise due to poor crowd management, unsafe equipment and structural issues. If you’ve been injured at an event in a public place, you could have the right to claim accident compensation.
Slips, Trips or Falls at Public Events
Due to the varying size and nature of public events, the level of personal risk can vary. Accidents at events such as music festivals are often the source of media attention, but slips, trips and falls can occur in a variety of other public events such as:
Marches, Processions & Demonstrations
Poor crowd management can often lead to energised crowds becoming disorderly and in serious cases, stampedes can arise. Unsafe equipment like electrical cabling or weak structures such as stages, platforms, steps and barriers can cause a range of serious to minor injuries.
Safety at Public Events – your rights
It’s the responsibility of the event organiser to ensure your safety whilst at a public event – event organisers should be aware of possible risks and take measures to ensure the event is safe for you to attend. If an event organiser has potentially been negligent & put the safety of event attendees at risk they may be liable in the case of an accident.
If you attended an event and were injured, you could have the right to claim compensation for your injuries. Our accident lawyers have the experience & knowledge in these types of accident claims to help you.
How to claim compensation
To find out if you are in a position to claim compensation for your public event related injuries, please speak to our team by calling 0800 014 1629 or completing the online form to request a callback.
Our experienced solicitors are always happy to help you through the process and aim to get you the compensation you deserve.
Other Types Of Claims For Accidents Involving Slips, Trips and Falls
Examples of tripping and slipping accident claims successfully pursued include:
If you’ve had an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to accident and injury claims compensation. Our expert personal injury lawyers help people across England and Wales to win the compensation they deserve.
Contact First Personal Injury today by calling 0800 808 9740 to discuss your potential claim. Alternatively, request a callback at a time that suits you by filling out the online enquiry form.
*Please note – With regards to No Win No Fee - In limited circumstances, fees may be charged when your accident claim is not successful. These specific limited circumstances will be explained to you by your Solicitor.
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