There are many types of public liability claims where a child, young adult or older person may have slipped, tripped, stumbled, or fallen and sustained an injury due to circumstances beyond their control.
Common public liability claims include:
- Physical assault.
- Sexual assault.
- Dog attacks.
- Poisoning as a result of food or drink.
- Aviation accidents.
- Injuries that occur in public places:
- Shopping centres.
- Parks and amusement parks.
- Rental premises.
- Recreational activities:
- Water skiing.
- Rock climbing.
- Jet skiing.
- Horse riding.
Each case is unique, and any compensation claim will be based on the nature of the accident and your personal circumstances. As a general guide, you may be eligible to claim for:
- General damages for pain and suffering.
- Medical expenses.
- Rehabilitation expenses.
- Loss of income.
- Superannuation benefits.
- Commercial value of care and assistance costs.
- Out of pocket expenses.
If you have suffered an injury due to a lack of duty of care, you could be entitled to seek damages, but time limits apply, so it’s important to act quickly. Fill in our online form, and one of our legal representatives will contact you within 24 hours. Alternatively, email or call us at Rogalski Lawyers for a no-obligation, free initial assessment.
What are the timeframes for public liability claims in Queensland?
What if the person that I want to claim against doesn’t have insurance?
What evidence or documentation will I need to make a claim?
Documentation or proof may include:
- Incident report.
- Photographs of injuries, the environment, or damage to vehicles or property.
- Medical records, referrals and receipts for medical treatment.