If you have sustained a personal injury * in a fast food restaurant such or indeed a café or coffee shop you may be entitled to compensation for that personal injury*.
You may suffer personal injury* falling down a stairs, slipping on a wet floor or indeed from an injury due to food or drinks consumed by you or another on the premises.
Recently a young girl was awarded €14,000 in compensation when she was burnt by hot tea in Burger King. The Circuit Court heard that the girl suffered a second degree burn to her shoulder after a cup of hot tea was spilled on her in the fast food restaurant by a customer who had bumped into her. The case was settled with Burger King.
A further recent case involved a claim against Starbucks when a man suffered personal injury* after catching his arm on a coat hanger. The hanger was sharp and unprotected and caused him to suffer a 13cm laceration to his arm. Although Starbucks initially denied liability, the case later settled out of court for an undisclosed sum.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with Reg.8 of SI 518 of 2002.
*First published May 22, 2013
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In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with Reg.8 of SI 518 of 2002.
If you would like to discuss making a personal injury claim please contact us to discuss further by calling our phone number: 01 234 0044 . We will be happy to have a no obligation conversation with you to discuss your claim and provide you with advice and an initial opinion regarding your injury, the process from the personal injuries assessment board to issuing proceedings in a case. We pride ourselves in knowing that our clients are always fully informed and advised of all aspects of their case from the beginning when they first speak to us regarding an injury, right the way through to a final award or settlement.
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