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Public Liability Lawyers Guide.

If you’re thinking about making a public liability claim in NSW, this guide will help you understand the public liability claims process and how to choose the best public liability lawyers to suit your needs.

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What is a public liability lawyer?

If you’ve been injured in a public place or building, you may be entitled to public liability compensation. For more information, read our guide to public liability claims in NSW.

A public liability lawyer (or public liability solicitor) is actually a personal injury lawyer who specialises in public liability claims and will pursue your claim of your behalf. It’s important to understand that when you make a public liability claim you’re actually claiming against the public liability insurer, so you’ll have a much better chance of success if you have a good public liability lawyer on your side.

How do you choose the best public liability lawyer for your claim?

Here are four questions to help you choose the best public liability lawyer for your claim:

How do public liability lawyers work?

Here’s an overview of how most public liability lawyers in Sydney work:

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How much does a public liability lawyer charge?

The public liability lawyer will provide you with a costs agreement to sign before taking on your claim. It’s important to understand the fee structure before you sign their costs agreement – here are some things you should know:

*Disbursements are costs incurred by the law firm in the course of running your personal injury claim.

What’s a slip and fall lawyer?

You might have seen ads for ‘slip and fall’ or ‘slip, trip and fall’ lawyers. These are just other names for a public liability lawyers, used because a large number of public liability claims are for slip and fall injuries. For example, a common claim is for slipping and falling on a wet floor in a supermarket.

Can I make a public liability claim without a lawyer?

It is possible to make a claim without using a lawyer, however it’s important to understand that you will be making your claim against an insurance company that does have lawyers on its side. So you’ll have a much better chance of success and you’re likely to get a much better compensation payout if you have a good public liability lawyer on your side.

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