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What is Public Liability?

Public Liability is an area of compensation law that covers accidents that occur in a public place; such as falls in the street, in shopping centres, or in your own home

Have you been physically or psychologically injured, and you can’t claim compensation through the motor accident or work cover commission or insurer in your state?

If so, you may be able to seek compensation by making a public liability claim.

 

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You’ll receive outstanding service. We maintain a 5-star client rating.

Free Case Assessments

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We provide confidential, free case assessments.

Industry Experts

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We’re industry experts with over 20 years of experience.

No Win No Fee

No Win No Fee

You won’t be required to pay any fees until we win your case.

We specialise in Public Liability Compensation Claims

Types of Claims Public Liability Lawyers Can Help With

Public liability refers to any injury sustained in a public place. This includes;

  • Injuries at schools
  • Injuries in parks or other public places (slips, trips and falls)
  • Injuries on council-owned land (fall on footpath or council caused danger)
  • Injuries on rented premises (landlord/tenant)
  • Injuries while on public transport
  • Injuries caused by animals (like a dog attack)
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Amusement park accidents
  • Injuries in gyms
  • Boating accidents
  • Food poisoning
  • Supermarket or shopping centre injuries
  • Physical assault
  • Sexual assault

We’ve selected some of our public liability cases that include a range of injuries, circumstances, and compensation amounts for you to examine here.

Would you like assistance with your claim?

Complete our free, no obligation confidential case assessment form and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours.

Alternatively, we are available to talk by phone and email. Please contact our experienced accredited specialist personal injury lawyers to find out how we can help.

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You won’t be required to pay any fees until we win your case.

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Anthony T.
00:50 16 Apr 24
Thank you Matthew and his team who guided me through the legal process, a truly positive experience with total professionalism.
Mikaele N.
03:01 15 Apr 24
Garling &Co Lawyers were awesome, I called every compensation law firm and was told that I couldn't claim for compensation.The whole experience and process was simple and stress free.Mr Matthew... Garling and Allison deserve an accolades for the very best in client service. I would highly recommend their service to anyone.read more
Tamara L.
02:10 15 Apr 24
I want to thank Garling & Co so much for all the help they have given me and helped with my claim. We got the win last week and it was the best news I have gotten considering how much my life has... been turned upside down the past 2 years. Emma and Rebecca have been incredible to work with and explained everything from the start even when I had hesitation to go ahead regarding how much everything would cost or how fair it could go or even if I had a chance, but they explained everything thoroughly, so I understood it all. Thank you for making this process seamlessly easy and helping me get the win it will make things a little easy for me that's for sure financial thank you for all your help I cannot recommend you and your services enough. Thank you again.read more
Sigrid W.
05:01 11 Apr 24
Utter professionalism from first phone call to final settlement. It was a pleasure to be represented by a firm that actually cares for their clients. From office staff, to paralegal and solicitor... Rebecca, Emma and Matthew thank you for your support and expertise throughout my claim. No wonder your firm has won many awards. I'm extremely happy with my outcome and can confidently recommend your firm.read more
BJ S.
01:09 09 Apr 24
Highly recommend Matthew & Allison at Garling and Co ! Quick response ! helpful every step of the way ! If you want the best compensation lawyer, Matthew @ Garling and co is the bestDoesn’t waste... time. Very informative ! excellent guidance! They get the job done ✅Website is perfect guide5 Star ⭐️ is not enoughI’m so grateful to Matthew, Allison and team for my outcome so far !Thank you 😊 Garling and co are awesome 👏 🤩read more
Jaimie K.
06:11 02 Apr 24
Have had a rollercoaster ride with Garling and Co over the several years we have been battling the system that injured workers are faced with. The wheels of progress are slow within this system.... However Garling and co have always stood by me. Calls are returned and matters are always followed up in a timely manner.read more
Tyson Langanke (Five Star W.
00:30 02 Apr 24
I cannot recommend Matthew highly enough for anyone seeking a compensation lawyer. From the moment I reached out, Matthew went above and beyond to ensure that I felt supported and informed throughout... the entire process. No question was too simple for him, and he patiently took the time to explain every step we were taking, alleviating any stress or confusion I had.He not only provided expert legal guidance but also ensured that I fully understood the intricacies of my case. His clear communication made me feel confident and reassured during what could have been a daunting experience.Thanks to Matthew's exceptional expertise and personalized approach, I was able to navigate the complexities of my compensation claim with ease. His professionalism and genuine concern for my well-being truly set him apart.read more
Shaylee C.
09:54 27 Mar 24
I recently had the pleasure of working with Garling and Co on my case, and I must say that their service was truly outstanding. From the initial consultation to the resolution of my case, they... displayed unwavering dedication and professionalism.The outcome of my case exceeded my expectations, and I am incredibly grateful for the hard work and diligence exhibited by Garling and Co. I have no hesitation in recommending this law firm to my family and friends, knowing that they will receive the same level of exceptional service.- Traceyread more
Simona M.
05:11 26 Mar 24
Emma and Rebecca have looked after my husband's workers compensation claim over the last 3 years now. We have had positive outcomes from these claims and are now pursuing a work injury damages claim.... They have been amazing to deal with. They are genuine and empathetic over what has been a very stressful time for myself and my family over these last 3 years. Nothing is ever too much for Emma and Rebecca and they are always available to communicate with. We would highly recommend Garling and Co! Thank you Emma and Rebecca.read more
Donelle L.
01:16 26 Mar 24
So very happy with the service Garling has provided the care and help has eased a lot of worry I had when going through this process . Many thanks to the entire team

Public Liability Lawyer FAQs

1. Who is a Public Liability Lawyer?

A public liability lawyer is a legal professional who specialises in public liability law. These lawyers have in-depth knowledge of the legal framework that governs public liability cases and can provide legal advice and representation to clients who have suffered injuries or damages in public places.

2. What Does a Public Liability Lawyer Do?

Public liability lawyers are responsible for representing clients who have suffered injuries or damages in public places due to the negligence of another party. Their primary role is to help clients receive the compensation they deserve for their losses.

Some of the tasks that a public liability lawyer may perform include:

  • Investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident
  • Gathering evidence to support the client’s case
  • Negotiating with the other party or their insurance company
  • Filing a claim in court if a settlement cannot be reached
  • Representing the client in court
  • Providing legal advice and guidance throughout the claims process

3. Importance of Hiring a Public Liability Lawyer

If you’ve been injured or suffered damages in a public place, it’s essential to seek legal advice from a public liability lawyer. These lawyers have the knowledge and experience to navigate the complexities of public liability law and can help you receive the compensation you deserve.

4. When Should You Consult a Public Liability Lawyer?

If you’ve been injured or suffered damages in a public place, you should consult a public liability lawyer as soon as possible. The earlier you seek legal advice, the better your chances of receiving fair compensation for your losses.
It’s also important to consult a public liability lawyer if:

  • You’re unsure whether you have a valid claim
  • The other party’s insurance company is disputing your claim
  • You’ve received a settlement offer that you’re unsure about
  • You’re concerned that you may be liable for damages

5. How to Choose a Public Liability Lawyer?

Choosing the right public liability lawyer can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. When selecting a lawyer, consider the following factors:

  • Experience: Look for a lawyer who has experience handling public liability cases similar to yours.
  • Reputation: Check online reviews and ask for referrals from family, friends, or colleagues.
  • Communication: Choose a lawyer who communicates clearly and promptly and keeps you informed throughout the process.
  • Fees: Make sure you understand the lawyer’s fee structure and how they will charge for their services.
  • Accredited Specialist: Choose a lawyer who is an accredited specialist in personal injury law in NSW.

6. What to Expect from a Public Liability Lawyer?

A public liability lawyer should provide you with the following services:

  • Initial consultation: A lawyer should offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and determine whether you have a valid claim.
  • Investigation: A lawyer should conduct a thorough investigation of your case, including gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and consulting with experts.
  • Negotiation: A lawyer should negotiate with the other party or their insurance company to reach a fair settlement.
  • Representation: A lawyer should represent you in court if a settlement cannot be reached.
  • Legal advice: A lawyer should provide you with legal advice and guidance throughout the claims process.

7. Benefits of Hiring a Public Liability Lawyer

Hiring a public liability lawyer offers several benefits, including:

  • Expertise: Public liability lawyers have in-depth knowledge of the legal framework governing public liability cases and can provide you with expert legal advice and representation.
  • Higher compensation: Public liability lawyers can help you receive higher compensation for your losses than you would likely receive without legal representation.
  • Reduced stress: Public liability lawyers can handle the legal aspects of your case, allowing you to focus on your recovery.
  • Faster resolution: Public liability lawyers can help you resolve your case more quickly than you would likely be able to do on your own.

8. Public Liability Lawyer Fees

Public liability lawyer fees vary depending on the complexity of your case and the lawyer’s experience. Most public liability lawyers work on a “no win, no fee” basis, which means that you won’t have to pay any legal fees unless your lawyer wins your case.

9. What is the best way to prepare for a consultation with a public liability lawyer?

To prepare for a consultation with a public liability lawyer, gather any relevant documents or evidence related to your case, such as medical records, witness statements, and photographs of the scene. Be prepared to discuss the details of the incident and any losses you have suffered as a result. Finally, be prepared to ask any questions you may have about the legal process and your potential compensation.

10. What should I look for when choosing a public liability lawyer?

When choosing a public liability lawyer, look for someone with experience in handling similar cases, a track record of success, and a commitment to providing personalized service. It’s also important to choose a lawyer who is transparent about their fees and who communicates clearly and regularly with you throughout the claims process. You should also only choose a lawyer who is a NSW accredited Specialist in Personal Injury Law.

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