Occupier’s Liability Claims

Occupying a property brings responsibilities and liabilities. This usually means that when you occupy a property, there exists a duty of care to ensure the property isn’t in such a state of disrepair that it constitutes a risk to a person’s health. Lack of care by an occupier can result in liability claims against them.

When you occupy a property, as an owner or a tenant, then you have a duty of care to ensure that the risk of accidents to visitors, or any other risk to a visitor’s health, is minimised. If you are the occupier of a property, and someone is making a liability claim against you, you’ll need expert help and legal advice.

Equally, if you’ve suffered an injury or loss as a result of what you believe to be a lack of care by someone who normally occupies the property, you should seek advice as it may be possible for a liability claim to be made against the occupier.

At Mander Hadley, our friendly and knowledgeable team can help clients resolve such disputes whether as an occupier or user.

We have experience of defending with liability claims and have also successfully helped clients to make liability claims against the occupiers of property, including:

  • Injuries sustained from a collapsing seat in a sauna
  • A step in a car park which was unsafe because of a construction defect, which resulted in injury and loss
  • A fast food outlet was subject to a claim by a customer alleging an unsafe floor, which we helped successfully defend

At Mander Hadley, our team of friendly and knowledgeable experts can help. During our initial, free, no obligation telephone chat, we will take the time to understand what has happened and provide you with a range of options to help you decide how you wish to proceed.

Contact us now to find out how we can help you with a claim for occupier’s liability. You are in safe hands at Mander Hadley.