Public Liability Claims


Wyatts Are Your Public Liability Compensation Lawyers

Have you been injured by a faulty product?

Have you experienced a slip, trip or fall that has left you injured?

Were you the victim of a domestic animal attack?

Have you been injured in a public place or on private property, because of someone’s negligence?

Were you or one of your family-members injured at a playground or sporting field?

If you were injured in a public place, like a shopping centre, retail outlet, theme park, sporting venue, or any other public place, and if the accident was due to another person’s negligence, then you may be entitled to make a public liability compensation claim.

Those that manage public places have a duty of care to ensure that the users of those places remain safe. Walkways and footpaths should be maintained to protect against falls, products should be designed to be safe, and sporting fields and playgrounds should be free from obstacles that might result in an accident.

Public Liability

If a duty of care has not been met, and if you have been injured in a public place, then public liability compensation can cover both economic and non-economic costs:

Loss of past and future income

Reduced quality of life, pain and suffering

Legal costs

Medical, rehabilitation and other treatment-related expenses

Costs of household assistance and the provision of in-home care

Wyatts Compensation Lawyers understand that accidents can have a profound and negative impact on your quality of life; and on the wellbeing of your family. Our team of lawyers appreciate the financial, physical, practical and emotional challenges that you might face after an accident. That is why we offer our services to you – to help alleviate the burdens associated with claiming public liability compensation and to offer legal support so that together we can attain the outcome you deserve.

Public Liability

Wyatts Compensation Lawyers will Represent You
with Commitment and Care

Wyatts Compensation Lawyers is one of Sydney’s most experienced personal injury and compensation legal firms. Our Directors – Julie Wyatt and Neville Wyatt – have extensive experience in Compensation and Personal Injury Law, and both have a highly-respected record within the legal service. Neville is an accredited specialist in personal injury law and has represented clients at all levels of the legal system. Julie has successfully led high-profile mediations and has wide-ranging experience dealing with government agencies and insurance companies.

Together, our highly-qualified and dedicate team has more than 150 years of combined experience – so you know that you will have the best people by your side. At Wyatts, our commitment is to offer every client a comprehensive, personalised, thoughtful and attentive service. We understand that you are more than a “case number” and we will treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve.

We Listen. We Care.

We Support You in Your Journey

You may be able to claim compensation if you were injured in the following circumstances or locations:

  • Accidents at playgrounds and in schoolyards
  • Falls and other accidents at council owned parks and recreational facilities
  • Accidents at sporting grounds or indoor sports venues
  • Slips, trips and falls at supermarkets, shopping centres or other retail outlets
  • Accidents at amusement parks or theme parks
  • Accidents while visiting a rental property
  • Dog attacks or other domestic animal attacks
  • Food poisoning, allergic reactions or severe burns from food or beverages
  • Physical or sexual assaults
  • When using a defective product (e.g. toys, furniture, and personal items)
  • Falls or accidents when using footpaths or bike paths
  • Accidents while engaging in recreational activities (e.g. diving)

There are many other situations in which you may be eligible to claim public liability compensation. The team at Wyatts Compensation Lawyers will provide you with accurate and thorough legal advice, and will offer you the best path towards achieving the compensation you deserve. Contact us today!

A public liability compensation pay-out will depend on your occupational and financial situation prior to the accident, and on the severity of your injuries. While each claim is different, public liability pay-out amounts generally covers:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Past and future loss of earnings
  • Pain and suffering, and reduced quality of life
  • Care and help provided by friends, family or any other individual

Public liability is a complex area of law, and you should not feel that you have to take this journey alone. At Wyatts Compensation Lawyers, you will be more than just a “case number”, and you will be treated with the respect and dignity you deserve. Contact Wyatts today for an attentive and personalised service.

If you have been injured in a public place, if you have been the victim of a domestic animal attack or if you have contracted food poisoning after eating in a restaurant, you may be eligible to claim compensation for the negative effects that these events have had on your life. Importantly, your legal representatives must be able to demonstrate that a person, organisation or business was responsible for keeping you safe, but that they failed to do so. In other words, it must be the case that they failed in their duty-of-care because they were negligent.

Public Liability is a complex area of law; therefore, it is important that you have an experienced and dedicated legal team to support you. Wyatts Compensation Lawyers are experts in compensation claims, and our team has a thorough, attentive and personalised approach to helping all our clients get the compensation they deserve.

Companies, businesses, landlords, councils, and many other organisations have public liability insurance to cover accidents that occur in the places for which they hold responsibility. Therefore, it is mostly insurance companies that cover compensation pay-outs, rather than the person, or people responsible for the negligence.

Wyatts Compensation Lawyers are highly-skilled at negotiating with insurance companies, and representing clients during disputed claims, and when litigation is required through the court system. Our team will work with commitment and dedication towards a successful outcome – the outcome you deserve.

Wyatts Compensation Lawyers offer:

A free initial consultation for public liability compensation claims

A No Win, No Fee policy

Consultation in your preferred language

Five conveniently located offices in the Sydney CBD, Parramatta, Liverpool, Brisbane and Melbourne.

In-home consultation – If you are unable to travel, we will come to you!!

If you are looking for a compensation lawyer to provide you with a comprehensive and personalised service, please call Wyatts today on 1800 773 880 or contact us using our online form.

Wyatts Are Your Public Liability Lawyers

Lodging a public liability claim can seem overwhelming at a time when you are at your most vulnerable. Our specialised team of public liability lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to assist you in making a public liability compensation claim. Our resolve is to secure your future by obtaining the best possible outcome.

Wyatts Compensation Lawyers have multiple offices conveniently located in the Sydney CBD, Parramatta, Liverpool, Brisbane and Melbourne. Call Wyatts today on 1800 773 880 or contact us via our online form for an attentive and personalised service. Remember to ask for more information about our No Win, No Fee policy.

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Wyatts Compensation Lawyers
Sydney Office (Head Office)

Level 2/299 Elizabeth Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Phone: 1800 773 880

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