Claiming compensation for a poorly signposted hazard

When it comes to making a successful claim for compensation it is important that you are able to prove that negligence on behalf of another was at fault, so if you are unfortunate enough to become involved in an incident as the result of a poorly signposted hazard you could be entitled to make a claim. Hazardous items can often go unnoticed to people who aren’t looking for them, so if there is a lack of a signpost which acknowledges there is one there you could be involved in a serious accident. If you are affected by this in any way then you shouldn’t have to suffer the consequences in silence, which is why making a claim for compensation could be a great way of recouping any damages you have incurred.

Where might I look to make a claim?

If you have been involved in an incident which has been caused by a poorly signposted hazard then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Some examples of where you may wish to make a claim include:

·         Claims if you are injured as a result of poor signposting

·         Claims if your property has been damaged

·         Claims if you have suffered permanent injuries

Who might you look to make a claim against?

If you have been left with injuries as a result of a poorly signposted hazard then you could look to seek compensation to recoup any losses or damages you have incurred. There are a number of people who could be at fault in this situation, but the most likely would be the council, a road authority agency, or even a site manager who has failed to ensure that the standards of the area are safe for use. If there is a hazard which could potentially result in your injury and you aren’t notified by it with correct signposting, then your health could be at risk so making a claim could be in your best interests.

Can working with Manners Pimblett help throughout my claim?

If you have been involved in an incident as a result of a poorly signposted hazard then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Making a claim can be a quite difficult process, especially if you are unsure about what to do, so it is always helpful to speak to the professionals and here at Manners Pimblett we have some of the best minds in the industry. 

Our team of experts can help you reclaim what you are entitled to by giving you step-by-step guidance in terms that you can understand, so for more information on how we can help you, contact one of our team members on 0845 077 0772 and let us work with you on your next case.


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