Claims Against Pizza Hut
Restaurants are legally obliged to ensure the health and safety of their customers and staff and must adhere to their health and safety responsibilities. When it fails to do so, it can find itself liable to compensation claims. We can help with claims against Pizza Hut.
If you have been injured while eating or working at a restaurant, you may be entitled to make a claim for personal injury compensation.
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Accidents in Pizza Hut
A restaurant has a duty of care to its customers and there are regulations in place to protect diners from injury. Restaurants should take reasonable precautions to reduce the risk of an accident happening.
If a restaurant has failed in its duty to keep you safe while you are dining in its restaurant and you become injured as a result, you may have cause to make a claim.
Common types of accidents in Pizza Hut
There are a number of different kinds of accidents that might occur in a restaurant, including:
- Slip, trips or falls, caused by, for instance, loose items on the floor, spillages or defective flooring potentially causing bruising, cuts, scrapes, fractured or broken bones and head injuries.
- Burns from hot food, drinks or cooking appliances.
- Cuts from kitchen utensils or sharp objects.
- Food poisoning or illnesses.
- Falling downstairs.
Injured while working for Pizza Hut
A restaurant is legally obligated to keep its employees safe while they are at work and must put measures in place in order to do so.
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
Injured as a Pizza Hut delivery driver?
While it is possible for any person to get injured while driving on the road, those who are delivery drivers can especially be at risk due to the time constraints of their job and the simple fact that they spend a large amount of time on roads. Furthermore, food delivery drivers might be more at risk as they are more likely to use a bicycle or motorcycle which can increase your risk of being injured while travelling.
What you should do if you have an accident at Pizza Hut
- Seek medical attention
- Report the accident- to a staff member. They will record this in their accident book, which will be an essential piece of evidence when making a claim.
- Take photographs of the scene and your injuries.
- Identify witnesses and take their details.
- Keep any receipts for financial loss as a result of the accident such as trips to medical appointments and for medication, for example.
Claims against Pizza Hut
If you are injured as a customer or employee, there are a number of steps you should take if you are considering making a personal injury claim.
When making any kind of accident claim, it is essential that you have a specialist on your side. You have just three years from the date of your accident in which to make a claim, so it is important that you begin the legal process as soon as possible. If you are a minor or would like to claim on behalf of a child, the three-year timeframe begins on the date of their eighteenth birthday.
AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION for claims against Pizza Hut
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.
Start your claim today
If you think you might have a case for a claim against a restaurant then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To learn more and to discuss your potential claim in confidence, contact our team on 0800 342 3206. Alternatively, complete our online contact form to arrange an initial no-obligation telephone consultation with a member of our expert team.