Specialist Knowledge And Support From Irwin Mitchell

Your council or local authority are responsible for maintaining health and safety standards in a wide range of public places to ensure that facilities are safe to use. When a local authority fails to provide an adequate service and protection against injuries, the consequences of any resulting injuries can be severe.

If you have been injured due to inadequate facilities, faulty equipment or poorly maintained public areas, Irwin Mitchell could help you make a claim against the council and secure the compensation you deserve.

Irwin Mitchell's expert lawyers have a wealth of experience in bringing claims against the council and will fight fearlessly to bring your claim to justice.

Handling Claims Against The Council With Expertise And Sensitivity

Your council has a legal responsibility to protect the public while they are on council property, whether that is a council office, a public path / highway, a park or a facility such as a council-run leisure centre. Amongst other claims, we have represented people affected by the following:

  • Accidents due to poor road or pavement maintenance
  • An accident in a playground, park, leisure centre, museum or swimming pool
  • An accident at a school run by the local authority

If you have suffered an injury whilst in a public area, facility or in the street, or if your child has been injured whilst at a state school, it may be possible to make a claim against the council.

Irwin Mitchell has the expertise and knowledge necessary to make such a claim and will be on hand to provide expert support and advice throughout your claim. We will fight fearlessly to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries and distress, no matter what the circumstances of your accident.

We Are Committed To You And Your Claim Against The Council

Our lawyers are dedicated to making sure you get the best possible outcome for your compensation claim. We understand that the effects of an accident can be long lasting and will take into consideration all aspects of your claim and seek to ensure that the council learns lessons from your experiences.

Irwin Mitchell provides a personable and professional service and we will explain each step of your claim in plain English. Your recovery will always come first.

To talk about making claims against the council, with no obligation, contact Irwin Mitchell on 0800 056 4110 or request a call-back by completing a contact form today.

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The above information relates to the law in England and Wales.

* Subject to entering into a ‘No Win No Fee’ agreement in conjunction with our Allianz Litigate insurance policy and complying with your responsibilities under its terms.

All Scottish cases will be handled by the Scottish law firm with which we are associated, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP. The law relating to funding is different in Scotland and you will receive separate advice about what that means as well as a separate funding agreement.

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