Public Liability Lawyers and Injury Claim Lawyers Adelaide – includes slip and fall lawyers in Adelaide

Scammell & Co. has helped clients win compensation in Adelaide where they have slipped & fell over in supermarkets, injured themselves on amusement rides, been injured due to faulty products and appliances, sustained injuries at petrol stations, shops, schools, private properties, at community festivals and many other widely varying locations all throughout South Australia. We have some of the best performing public liability lawyers and injury claim lawyers in Adelaide.

Some of the injuries in the aforementioned categories of Public Liability and Injury Claims are commonly known as ‘slip and fall’. If you have suffered from a ‘slip and fall’ contact Scammell & Co. for advice regarding a possible claim.

Proving liability (fault) in these matters can be difficult and it is therefore very important you seek legal advice promptly. Evidence often needs to be gathered soon after the incident.

Scammell & Co. have 6 offices located throughout South Australia including Adelaide CBD, Port Adelaide, Walkerville, Gawler, Renmark and Tanunda. Call or email us today to speak with a lawyer about your matter, or to book an appointment at an office convenient to you.

FAQs Click on the questions below to reveal the answer.

I have sustained an injury. Do I have a claim for compensation?

If you are injured as a result of a slip and fall, or some other similar accident that was not your fault, you may well have a claim. It is important that you find the person, company, or business responsible for your injury. We can conduct searches and investigate who was at fault for your injuries. You can then claim compensation from them.

How is it decided whether I get compensation for my injuries?

You will only have a claim if the injuries and losses resulted from the negligence of another person, or company. We can provide you with advice about what is required to prove negligence.

Once we have established ‘fault’ (known as liability), we will then advise you how to prove the extent of your injuries and loss.

This is commonly referred to as the quantum (amount) of your claim.

What are my entitlements for compensation?

The law divides the compensation you can receive into many different categories including:

  • The pain and suffering you have endured.
  • Any residual disability or scarring you may have from your injuries.
  • Time off work or loss of work opportunities.
  • The cost of medical treatment you have received and will need to continue to receive.
  • The market value of the help that your spouse, parents or children have given you due to you injuries.
  • The effect of your injuries on your ability to earn an income.

Some categories have the potential to attract large sums of compensation while for others, including pain and suffering, the law has effectively capped the amount of compensation that can be paid.

The law in this area is complicated and it is therefore very important that you engage a solicitor to maximise your claim.

Free legal advice.

If you have some questions, want some advice or want to get the process underway, contact Scammell & Co. to arrange a meeting. In many cases (not all) the first 30 minutes of your first meeting is free. This can give time to outline your matter and for us to give you preliminary advice.

Our Offices

Port Adelaide

235 St Vincent Street,
Port Adelaide
South Australia 5015
(08) 8447 4466
8.30am-5.00pm
Mon-Fri

Adelaide

86 Franklin Street,
Adelaide
South Australia 5000
(08) 8212 6875
8.30am-5.00pm
Mon-Fri

Walkerville

107 Walkerville Tce,
Walkerville
South Australia 5081
(08) 8342 0300
8.30am-5.00pm
Mon-Fri

Gawler

8 Union Street,
Gawler
South Australia 5118
(08) 8522 7160
8.30am-5.00pm
Mon-Fri

Renmark

By Appointment
(08) 8586 6764

Tanunda

By Appointment
(08) 8522 7160

After Hours0412 975 081 – Evenings, Weekends, Public Holidays

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