Restaurant Accident Claims
If you’ve been injured in an accident in a restaurant, you may be entitled to claim compensation. The restaurant owners and staff may have been negligent and put you at unnecessary risk of injury. If so, we can help you determine whether or not you have a valid claim against them.
Our specialist team provides expert legal advice in different languages to clients who have been involved in workplace accidents, including warehouse workers. They operate on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning that you won’t pay any fees unless your case is successful.
How can accidents arise in a restaurant?
Any public premises comes with a certain amount of risk and restaurants have some risks all of their own. A successful restaurant can be very busy, with typically limited space and dim lighting. With hot food being moved around on tight deadlines, it’s no wonder that accidents can happen.
These can include burns and scalds from hot food; slips, trips and falls on wet floors or badly-maintained carpets or stairs or even allergic reactions.
If you should suffer an accident at a restaurant, we recommend that you take photos, obtain contact details of any witnesses and anything else that you can reasonably do that might help prove what happened later on. This will help
If you’re an employee of a restaurant, see our page on workplace accidents for more specific information about hoe we can help you claim compensation.
What sort of injuries can I claim for after an accident in a restaurant?
Accidents in a restaurant can result in just about any form of injury. We can advise on any of them, ranging from minor injuries right through to catastrophic, life-changing ones. Sadly, some accidents can be fatal. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one or family member in the accident, we can advise you on how to claim for compensation.
How much compensation might I receive?
The amount of compensation you receive very much depends on your specific circumstances. That’s why we recommend that you get in touch with us promptly so that we can discuss the details of your accident with you.
You may be able to claim for the following if they are a direct result of your injuries:
- Compensation for distress and upheaval
- Loss of earnings and financial losses incurred
- Medical costs, prescription fees, care and rehabilitation costs
- Damage to your property
- Travel expenses incurred
Do I have a valid claim for compensation?
If you can answer yes to all three of the following questions, we recommend that you contact us to discuss your circumstances further:
- Was the incident within the last three years?
- Was someone else to blame for the incident?
- Were you injured as a result of the incident?
Answering ‘yes’ to all three doesn’t mean that a successful claim is certain. However, these questions are key to the claims process. Answering yes to all three does indicate that you have a greater chance of being entitled to claim. Getting prompt, specialist legal advice could be beneficial.
Because of the three-year time limit, it’s important that you contact us promptly so that we can start the process for you.
How do I begin a compensation claim for a restaurant accident?
Call us on 0208 1111 911 or contact us through the website and we’ll discuss your circumstances with you. The first call typically takes about 15 minutes and in that time we can usually determine whether or not it’s realistic to pursue a claim for compensation.