‘Occupiers’ liability, in laymen’s terms, is when an owner of private land or property such as a business, shop, restaurant or sports centre, for example, is liable for any injury caused to a person on their land/premise as a result of poor maintenance, poor design, poor signage etc .
Examples of ‘occupier liability’ claims:
If you find yourself or a loved one is injured and not at fault then these are the factors to consider before making an occupier liability claim. Business owners and services have a duty of care to ensure that their premises, including all the land they are responsible for (eg carparks, rivers, lakes and roads) are safe for the general public.
To prove the premises/land you were visiting was unsafe, you will need evidence and this can be obtained in numerous ways:
At Thorneycroft Solicitors our expert team offers the highest levels of legal expertise and will advise you on what procedures you need to follow when making an occupiers liability claim. We understand the process and will also assist you in obtaining evidence to support the claim and identify any long-term effects that may need to be considered. Our experience means that we can make the claim as straightforward and stress free as possible.
We offer a free initial interview in order to review your specific circumstances and assess the viability of your personal injury claim.
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