Claims Against McDonald’s
Do you work for a fast-food restaurant or are you an ex-employee or customer who has suffered an accident at a fast-food restaurant? If you have been injured due to an accident that was not your fault, contact us about personal injury claims.
It doesn’t matter whether you were a customer or are directly or indirectly employed by a fast-food restaurant. If your injuries were caused by working conditions and failings in health and safety by a fast-food restaurant or negligence on their part, then you could be eligible to claim personal injury compensation. The accident should have taken place in the last three years.
Claims against McDonald’s
Fast-food restaurants have a duty of care towards all their staff and customers, whether directly employed, agency workers, or dining at the restaurant. This means that they have to provide a safe and suitable public space and working environment. If they fail to follow health and safety procedures and this causes an accident, they could be held legally liable for any injuries sustained and have to pay the claimant compensation for their injuries.
Types of Injuries in Claims against McDonald’s
Some of the common ways injuries are sustained by staff and customers can include, but are not limited to:
- Slips, trips and falls from spillages.
- Door injuries.
- Car park injuries.
- Kitchen injuries from hot oil or equipment.
- Food health and hygiene illnesses.
- Manual handling injuries.
- Racking and storage injuries.
- Objects falling – if boxes and equipment are stored on high shelves and not properly packed away, they can fall, causing injuries.
- Exposure to harmful substances – harmful chemicals can be used in warehouses, either for cleaning or other purposes.
Some of the common injuries that might occur include:
- Crush Injuries – from falling objects, racking and doors.
- Back Injuries – due to manual handling accidents and slips, trips or falls.
- Chemical burns – from employers not providing the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and training.
- Heat burns – from oil or equipment.
- Food Poisoning – from out-of-date food or lack of health and hygiene controls.
If you have suffered an injury at work or as a customer, that you believe was not your fault, you could be entitled to compensation. Call our experts today for a no-obligation discussion to find out if you have a potential claim.TRY THE ONLINE ELIGIBILITY CHECKER
INJURED WHILST WORKING AT MCDONALD’S
If you have been injured at work in an incident that came about due to your employer neglecting their duty of care, you may be entitled to compensation.
To do this you will need to be able to demonstrate that:
- You were an employee of the company
- Your employer neglected their duty of care
- This negligence was the cause of your injury
AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION IN Claims against McDonald’s
All personal injury cases are unique and so the amount of compensation that is awarded in each case is also unique. The amount of compensation that is awarded is determined by looking at two distinct factors – general damages and special damages.
The pain and suffering that your injuries have caused is the main factor that is used to determine how much compensation you are owed.
However, compensation also takes into account any financial losses that you might have suffered as a result of your injuries, such as a loss of earnings due to being unable to return to work.
Except for children, there is a three-year time limit on making a personal injury claim. This time limit begins from the date that the accident occurred. You should contact a personal injury solicitor as soon as possible to assess your case.
Claims against McDonald’s, Start your claim today
If you think you might have a case for an accident claim, please contact us. You can either call us free on 0800 342 3206 or enquire online and one of our team will be in touch with you to discuss your potential personal injury claim in more detail, on an informal and confidential basis.