Pizza Express is one of the most successful Italian restaurant chains in the UK. The restaurant chains first branch was opened in London in 1965. Today, there are over 436 branches in the UK and 68 internationally including 22 in China. The brand was bought by a Chinese private equity firm in 2014, which has plans to expand the brand both in the UK and overseas. If you have sustained an accident or been hurt in any restaurant, cafe, or coffee shop across the country, and if that harm was caused by negligence on the part of the company, you could qualify to seek damages for the said harm caused to you.
Whether you suffered from food poisoning caused by Pizza Express, a minor, or serious burn injury, a fall, trip or a slip in the restaurant or any other sort of injury which was caused due to an accident which was the fault of someone else, you could be entitled to seek damages in terms of compensation.
Accident Claims UK is a well known and trusted firms of personal injury specialist, with a great previous history of helping people to win personal injury claims against restaurants. We can provide you with a highly qualified personal injury solicitor to represent you in your accident claim. Call the team at Accident Claims UK today on 0800 073 8801 to see if you are entitled to compensation and get started with your claim.
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- A Guide To Claiming Compensation For An Accident In A Pizza Express Restaurant
- What Are Accidents And Injuries In Restaurants?
- Can I Claim Compensation For A Slip, or Trip Fall In Pizza Express?
- Can I Claim For A Burn Injury At A Pizza Express?
- Restaurant Workplace Accident Claims
- Restaurant Customer Accidents And Injuries
- Claim Compensation For Food Poisoning
- Can I Claim For An Accident At Work At Pizza Express?
- Hygiene, Health And Safety At Pizza Express
- I Was Injured At Pizza Express, What Can I Include In My Claim?
- Accident And Injury Compensation Calculator
- No Win No Fee Claims For An Accident Or Injury At Pizza Express
- Why Make A Personal Injury Claim With Accident Claims UK?
- Helpful Guides And Further Information For Claimants
Like any other public businesses, Pizza Express has a legal duty of care towards their customers, staff and other people that use their business premises such as a delivery person. This means that they are responsible for providing these key stakeholders with a safe and hygienic dining or working environment. This means having proper health & safety practices and procedures in place, conducting regular risk assessments and fixing or removing health and safety hazards (things that put people who use the restaurant at risk of harm). If Pizza Express neglects their duty of care and as a result of this negligence, someone suffers an accident which directly causes them an illness or injury, Pizza Express could be held legally liable for their injuries and have to pay the victim compensation.
If you have experienced an accident or injury that was not your fault at Pizza Express, talk to Accident Claims UK to see if you are entitled to claim personal injury compensation. We offer a free legal consultation to all of our potential claimants. Call us and one of our informed advisors will assess whether or not you are entitled to claim compensation. Then, we will estimate roughly how much in compensation you could be entitled to claim and will provide you with an excellent personal injury solicitor to handle your compensation claim, who will proceed with your accident at Pizza Express claim right away. Contact Accident Claims UK today and you could be on your way to claiming compensation.
We will now look at some accidents that can occur in different restaurants, resulting injuries or illnesses, which are caused by health and safety hazards. Below are some examples of the sorts of accidents or injuries that can be suffered:
- Slip, trip and fall injuries: slip, trip and fall injuries are common accidents in restaurants, which can occur if there are hazards on the ground. This could include food and drink that has been spilled on the ground and not immediately mopped up and sign posted or obstructions caused by damaged flooring. Whilst some slip, trip and fall injuries may be minor, others injuries may be more serious such as broken bones.
- Burns and serious burn injuries: unfortunately in restaurant kitchens there is a risk of staff becoming burned if proper health and safety procedures are not followed. Also, if food or beverages are served at a temperature that is too hot then this could burn or scald customers when they are dining.
- Food poisoning caused by food or beverages: If food is not stored or prepared according to correct health and safety standards this can result in you suffering the effect of a foodborne illness.
- Damaged and/ or broken furniture: Damaged fixtures, furniture, or fittings could be a cause of falls in restaurants. For example, if a stair railing falls away causing a victim to fall down the stairs, or a chair collapses under a diner, causing a back injury. Other faulty furniture accidents could lead to crushing injuries, such as a table collapsing or tipping over.
If you have been hurt in an accident in a restaurant that was not your fault, phone Accident Claims UK today to see if you are entitled to claim compensation. We can provide you with an excellent personal injury lawyer, who can start working on your claim right away.
Have you suffered a slip, trip or fall accident in a branch of Pizza Express which was not your fault? If you were injured because of a slip and fall accident, which was caused by negligence on the part of Pizza Express, you could be entitled to claim personal injury compensation for your accident. What are the causes of slip, trip and fall accidents in restaurants? Slip and fall injuries can be caused by spillages on the ground, such as a leaking toilet or a spilled beverage. Spillages in a business should be mopped up immediately and sign posted. If not, a spillage on the ground can easily cause customers or staff members to lose their footing and fall. Other causes of slip and fall injuries in restaurants can include broken flooring, or obstructions on the ground such as a nail sticking out of a floorboard. Injuries caused by slip, trip and fall accidents in a restaurant can include sprains and strains, broken or fractured bones, dental injuries and back injuries. Phone Accident Claims UK today, to see if you are entitled to claim compensation for a slip, trip and fall in Pizza Express.
Both customers and employees of restaurants can be injured by burn injuries. We will now look at how burn injuries and scalds can be caused.
How could a Pizza Express employee suffer a scald or burn injury at work? In different restaurant kitchens staff use ovens, hobs, grills and deep fat fryers, which could result in them suffering from burns injuries. Burns injuries can happen at busy times when staff are very rushed, causing them to make mistakes in their haste which may put themselves or others at risk. This could also happen if staff have not been properly trained to operate the machinery. If a spillage is left on the ground, causing a slip, trip or fall injury then a chef or kitchen worker could grab the handle or a saucepan full of boiling water, or worse, a deep fat fryer (where the oil can reach temperatures of up to 190℃), causing serious burns injuries, which may have life changing effects on the victim.
Customers could be burned in restaurants if food or beverages are served at too hot a temperature. For example, food that is too hot, could burn the customer or scald them on their mouth, tongue or throat. Hot beverages could cause similar burns or scalds. A drink that is too hot could also cause customers to drop the cup on themselves or someone else and burn them.
If you have experienced a burn injury in any restaurant or other location, phone Accident Claims UK to look into making a restaurant accident claim against the company.
In Britain, correct procedures for hygienically storing and preparing food are set by the food standards agency. If food is not stored and prepared correctly, this can lead to food poisoning. What are the signs of food poisoning? The signs of food poisoning can include: diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, fever, weakness, nausea and headaches. Severe poisoning can result in a sufferer being put in hospital, or suffering from digestive pain on a permanent basis. If you have been made ill because of food poisoning at Pizza Express, phone Accident Claims UK to see if you are entitled to claim food poisoning compensation.
If you are, or were employed by Pizza Express, the company owes or owed you a duty of care whilst working on their premises. This means that they are responsible for providing you with a safe and hygienic working environment. If you were injured or made ill because of an avoidable accident at work, which was caused by negligence on the part of the company then they could be held legally liable for your injuries and have to pay you compensation. Examples of accidents at work which could affect employees include: kitchen injuries such as burn injuries, slip, trip and fall injuries, cuts and lacerations in the kitchens and abuse at work. If you believe you are entitled to make an accident at work compensation claim against Pizza Express, call today to see if you could claim.
When operating in the UK, any restaurant has to abide by the Food Safety Act of 1990. The Food Safety Act of 1990 sets out certain health and safety practises to be carried out when preparing food and drink for consumption. These regulations also stipulate other practises for keeping restaurants and other eateries safe places for customers and staff. This includes keeping surfaces clean and tidy, regularly inspecting toilet facilities for cleanliness and avoiding having trip hazards on the ground. Pizza Express is legally obliged to upkeep these standards at its restaurants. They can enforce this by training staff on how to work safely in the restaurant, and ensure that all the proper preparation needed for each shift it done well in advance. If you were or are employed by Pizza Express and suffered an accident that was not your fault and were injured as a result, then you could make an accident claim for compensation. Phone Accident Claims UK today and if you have legitimate grounds to make a Pizza Express claim, we will start working on your case right away.
If you suffer an accident or injury at a rearmost, your personal injury claim may include the following:
- General damages: These are the main part of your compensation claim. They serve to compensate you for your “pain, suffering and loss of amenity”. More serious injuries and illnesses will be awarded higher rates in general damages.
- Care claim: This can pay for any at home care you may have needed. If a friend or family member cared for you while you were recovering, you can also make a compensation claim for them on their behalf.
- Medical expenses: If you required, or will require in the future private hospital treatment, medicines, sessions with a specialist practitioner such as a physiotherapist, you could claim compensation to cover these costs.
- Travel expenses: Your travel expenses can cover the cost of anything, from travelling to hospital by taxi, to alternative transport if your injuries meant that you were unable to drive for a period of time.
- Loss of income: If you were unable to work for a period of time, you could claim back any missed out salary payments, or benefits. This can also include loss of future income.
If you are injured in an accident which caused by someone else, either in whole or in part, at Pizza Express or elsewhere, make sure that you keep all your receipts of any purchases you make that are associated with your injuries, as proof of your expenses. They may also serve as evidence to support your claim.
If you wish to claim compensation for an accident in a restaurant, consult our injury claims calculator. This compensation calculator can estimate how much you could potentially claim in general damages. Please be aware, this calculator does not include any special damages (expenses payments) so you may be able to claim even more in compensation. Use our compensation calculator to see how much compensation you could claim.
|Neck Injury||Severe||Injuries will scale from severe soft tissue damage, fractures, dislocations, fractures or damage to discs in the cervical spine to permanent spastic quadriparesis.||£42,680 to in the region of £139,210|
|Neck Injury||Minor to Moderate||Injuries will scale from full recovery in 3 months, soft tissue damage, exacerbated a pre-existing condition, disc lesion, cervical spondylosis to severe fractions and dislocation.||Up to £36,120|
|Back Injury||Severe||Injuries will scale from disc lesions or fractures of discs or of vertebral bodies, nerve root damage to severe damage to the spinal cord.||£36,390 to £151,070|
|Back Injury||Minor to Moderate||Injuries will scale from soft tissue, sprains, strains, ligament and muscle damage to compression/crush fracture of the lumbar vertebrae.||Up to £2,150 to £34,000|
|Shoulder Injury||Minor to Serious||Injuries will scale from soft tissue damage, frozen shoulder to significant disability.||Up to £45,070|
|Arm Injury||Severe||Injuries will scale from significant disability, injuries to the elbow, fractures of the forearm, serious fractures to injuries that short fall of amputation.||Up to £122,860|
|Arm Injury||Minor to Moderate||Injuries will scale from elbow injuries to fractures.||Up to £11,040|
|Wrist Injury||Very minor to Severe||Injuries will scale from soft tissue injuries, sprains, displaced fractures, permanent disability to complete loss of function in the wrist.||Up to £56,180|
|Hand Injury||Serious||Injuries will scale from significant impaired function to reduced 50% capacity. ||Up to £56,180|
|Pelvis/Hip Injury||Minor to Severe||Injuries will scale from hip replacement, hip surgery, permanent disability, fractures leading to degenerative changes, fracture dislocation to extensive fractures of the pelvis.||£122,860|
|Leg Injury||Less Serious to Moderate||Injuries will scale from fractures of the tibia and fibula, fracture of the femur, incomplete recovery to multiple fractures.||Up to £36,790|
|Knee Injury||Moderate to Severe||Injuries will scale from dislocation, torn cartilage or meniscus, instability or deformity, permanent, limiting movement to serious knee injury and disruption of the joint.||Up to £90,290|
|Ankle Injury||Modest to Severe||Injuries will scale from sprains, twists, soft tissue, fractures, ligament tears to significant residual disability.||Up to £46,980|
|Foot Injury||Modest to Severe||Injuries will scale from simple metatarsal fractures, permanent deformity, leading to continuing pain from traumatic arthritis to severe degloving, extensive surgery, heel fusion.||Up to £65,710|
|Scarring||Significant Scarring||Effects will be reduced by plastic surgery but will leave cosmetic disability.||£8,550 to
|Scarring||Trivial Scarring||Minor small scars.||£1,600 to £3,310|
|Food Poisoning||Serious but Short Lived||Diarrhoea, vomiting, disturbance of bowel function.||£8,950 to £18,020|
Please be aware that this is automatically generated data which does not take your personal circumstances into account. Therefore, the amount of compensation estimated, may not be fully accurate. To get an accurate estimation tailored to your circumstances. Phone Accident Claims UK today to talk to one of our informed advisors about making your personal injury claim and how much compensation you could be owed.
At Accident Claims UK, our clients get the opportunity to make a no win no fee personal injury claim. What does this mean? No win no fee claims mean that the solicitor we provide for you won’t charge you an upfront fee when you make your claim. Instead, we can offer you a CFA, or a Conditional Fee Agreement. As such you will only have to pay your solicitors fees on the condition that you win your accident at Pizza Express claim. If in the unlikely event that you do not win your restaurant accident compensation claim, you will not have to pay Accident Claims UK a penny.
What are the advantages of making a no win no fee claim? Firstly, you will not have to pay an upfront fee, which makes this a more affordable option for many of our clients. Secondly, you will not be taking on any financial risk, as you will only have to pay your fee if and when you win your claim. Phone Accident Claims UK to request more information about making a no win no fee claim against Pizza Express today, or view our online guide for more information today.
If you trust Accident Claims UK to assist you to make a personal injury claim, you will be in a safe pair of hands. Many of the personal injury solicitors that we work with have over thirty years of experience and an excellent previous history of winning accident claims against restaurants. Remember, Accident Claims UK offers a no win no fee personal injury claims service to all prospective Claimants. Call us today, and see if you are entitled to make a personal injury claim. If you are, we will immediately let you know how much compensation you could claim for an accident or injury. We will also provide you with an excellent personal injury lawyer, who will represent you in your claim compensation for your injuries. We will be able to tell you whether or not you have a valid claim after just a short conversation so call us today.
If you have legitimate grounds to make a no win no fee accident claim against Pizza Express or any other restaurant, we could assist you in your claim. Call us today to see if you are entitled to claim. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.
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