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Public Liability Lawyers Melbourne

Navigating public liability claims with expert legal support

What is Public Liability?

What is Public Liability?

Public liability refers to the legal responsibility of individuals, businesses, and organisations to ensure the safety of others on their premises or in public spaces. When someone suffers an injury due to negligence, public liability claims can be made to seek compensation for losses incurred.

INJURIES IN PUBLIC PLACES

SPORT INJURIES

ANIMAL ATTACKS

INJURIES ON BUSSINESS PREMISES

ASSAULTS AT VENUES

DAYCARE OR SCHOOL INJURIES

PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES

FOOD POISONING

Time Frame for Making a Public Liability Claim in Melbourne

Time Frame for Making a Public Liability Claim in Melbourne

In most cases, a public liability claim must be filed within three years from the date of the incident. However, certain circumstances may extend or shorten this time frame. Consulting with our public liability lawyers in Melbourne can provide clarity on your specific case.

What Claims Does Public Liability Cover?

What Claims Does Public Liability Cover?

Public liability claims may include compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Future care medical costs

Examples of Public Liability Claims

Examples of Public Liability Claims

Slip and fall accidents in public spaces
Injuries sustained at commercial establishments
Accidents at public events or venues
Injuries caused by defective products or equipment

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Why Choose Fittipaldi Injury Lawyers?

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Our experienced public liability lawyers in Melbourne are committed to helping you secure the compensation you deserve.

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We prioritise your needs, ensuring a personalised and supportive experience.

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Our history of successful outcomes speaks for itself.

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We operate on a no win, no fee basis, ensuring that you only pay if we win your case.

Making a Public Liability Claim: What Does a Public Liability Lawyer Do?

Our public liability lawyers in Melbourne will guide you through the entire claims process, from gathering evidence and investigating the incident to negotiating with insurers and representing you in court, if necessary. We ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive adequate compensation.

Testimonials

No hesitation recommending Fittlaw to anyone who wants a fair and reasonable outcome from there claims. Aylin was on the ball at all times and never failed to return my calls or emails.Easy company to work with and always available for a discussion.

MARK

A big thanks to Gennero and Madeline for all your help and support in terms of my injury claim. You both made me realise that I am still worth despite of being injured. I highly recommend you and your firm.

MINAKSHI

A big thanks to Gennero and Madeline for all your help and support in terms of my injury claim. You both made me realise that I am still worth despite of being injured. I highly recommend you and your firm.

GARY

FAQs

How much can you claim for public liability?

Public Liability claims allow you to claim for pain and suffering, loss of wages and medical expenses. The amount will vary from case to case and we recommend contacting our office for a fee consultation.

What is the public liability law in Victoria?

In Victoria, there are some cases where you must satisfy a ‘significant injury’ threshold if claiming pain and suffering, otherwise there is no threshold for loss of wages and medical expenses. We recommend contacting our office for a free consultation.

How long do I have to make a public liability claim?

In most cases, a claim must be filed within three years from the date of the incident, but certain circumstances may affect this time frame.

Can I claim if I was injured on public property?

Yes, if you were injured on public property due to negligence, you may be eligible to pursue a public liability claim.

What should I do after an incident?

Seek medical attention, take photos, identify witnesses and contact our public liability lawyers in Melbourne for expert legal advice.

Do I Have a Case?

Please get in touch with us for an initial free/no obligation consultation where we will obtain your detailed instructions and provide you with our initial advice and further details about your entitlements.

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