In one incident that happened to me, I slipped and fell after eating at a restaurant. My ankle was broken and I was in a lot of pain. Restaurant staff helped me and called an ambulance. The ambulance took me to the hospital and was told that my ankle needed surgery.
In this case, what is the restaurant’s responsibility and can I claim compensation?
If you slipped and fell at a restaurant and suffered an injury, the restaurant may be liable for your damages if they were negligent in maintaining a safe environment for their customers. In this case, you may have a claim for compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
To determine if the restaurant is liable, you would need to show that they had a duty to maintain a safe environment for their customers, that they breached that duty, and that their breach caused your injuries. For example, if the restaurant knew or should have known about a hazardous condition on their premises, such as a spill or a slippery floor, and failed to clean it up or warn customers about it, they may be found negligent.
If you believe the restaurant was at fault for your injury, you should consult with a personal injury lawyer in your area to discuss your legal options. They can help you gather evidence to support your claim and negotiate with the restaurant’s insurance company on your behalf.