Marylebone Train Station Accidents – Could You Claim Compensation?

This is a guide that looks at potential steps those could take should accidents at Marylebone train station occur and cause injuries due to negligence. You may be injured in an accident as an employee or as a public member visiting the train station. In either scenario, you are owed a duty of care. Throughout this guide, we will explore who owes you a duty of care, what this means and what can happen if it is breached.

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Accidents At Marylebone Train Station – Could You Claim Compensation?

Also, this article will provide examples of various injuries that could be sustained in an accident at a train station. Injuries could vary from minor cuts and bruising to severe and life-changing harm. If these injuries were caused by a third party breaching their duty of care, you might be eligible to make a personal injury claim.

You can discuss your case today with a member of our team. Our advisors can offer free advice with no obligation to further your claim with us. They could also assess your case and, upon finding that you may have valid grounds to make a personal injury claim, potentially connect you with one of the No Win No Fee solicitors from our panel.

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  1. Accidents At Marylebone Train Station – Could You Claim Compensation?
  2. Types Of Accidents Which Could Happen In A Station
  3. What Types Of Injuries Could You Sustain Should Accidents At Marylebone Train Station Occur?
  4. What Steps Could You Take If Accidents At Marylebone Train Station Occurred?
  5. Calculating Compensation For A Personal Injury Claim
  6. Start Your Train Station Accident Claim Today

Accidents At Marylebone Train Station – Could You Claim Compensation?

All personal injury claims must meet the following requirements:

  • A third party owed you a duty of care.
  • This third party breached their duty of care, leading to an accident.
  • As a consequence of this breach, you sustained injuries.

These are the conditions that make up third-party negligence, for which you may be eligible to bring forward a personal injury claim. In the following sections, we will discuss the different duties of care you could be owed in a train station.

Rail Employee Accident Claims

Under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (HASAWA), all employers have a duty of care to take reasonably practical steps to ensure the health and safety of their employees.

These steps include:

  • Performing maintenance and repairs within a suitable time frame
  • Providing proper training to staff

Public Liability Accident Claims

As outlined by the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 (OLA), the party responsible for a public place owes visitors a duty of care to the space. This requires them to take steps to ensure your reasonable safety.

These steps include:

  • Performing maintenance and repairs within a suitable time frame
  • Providing signage to mark hazards

If you have sustained injuries, either in your capacity as an employee or a member of the public, due to a third party breaching the duty of care owed to you, you could be eligible to make a claim. Contact a member of our team for legal advice.

Types Of Accidents Which Could Happen In A Station

You might be curious about what potential accidents at Marylebone train station could occur. As train stations can be made up of many parts, such as platforms, shops, cafes and trains, there are various factors to consider when providing examples of accidents that could occur. In this section, we will explore different potential accidents.

  • Trip, slip and fall accidents caused by wet or damaged flooring.
  • Turnstile accidents caused by damaged and defective turnstiles.
  • Food poisoning or allergic reactions from food eaten in cafes or shops.
  • Cuts, bruises or lacerations caused by sharp unmaintained or defective seating and furniture

Depending on where you accident actually happened will determine who may be liable. For example, if your accident happened in a cafe situated inside a train station run by a third-party company, then your potential claim would be against them rather than the train station operator.

If you have been injured in a train station accident due to a third party breaching their duty of care, you may be eligible to pursue personal injury compensation. Speak to one of our advisors for more information regarding your claim.

What Types Of Injuries Could You Sustain Should Accidents At Marylebone Train Station Occur?

You may sustain various potential injuries if involved in a train station accident. For example:

  • Fractures and broken bones
  • Cuts, grazes and lacerations
  • A soft tissue injury
  • Sprains and strains
  • Head or brain injury
  • Amputation
  • Psychological injuries

Should injuries from accidents at Marylebone train station occur, you may wonder what your next steps could be. Our advisors offer free legal advice at any time that suits you.

What Steps Could You Take If Accidents At Marylebone Train Station Occurred?

Should accidents at a train station occur and involve you, you should seek medical attention if you have suffered any injury.

Suppose you are injured in an accident that meets the aforementioned eligibility criteria for a personal injury claim, and you want to seek compensation. In that case, there are some actions you could take to strengthen your claim:

  • Report the event in the accident book
  • Gather evidence, such as CCTV footage, photographs, witness contact details and medical reports
  • Seek legal advice

Our team of advisors are available 24/7 to provide you with confidential legal advice.

Calculating Compensation For A Personal Injury Claim

Compensation for a successful personal injury case can be categorised into two heads of claim.

Firstly, general damages can cover the psychiatric harm and the physical pain and suffering resulting from your injuries. We created the table below using the Judicial College Guidelines (JCG), 2022 update. This provides guideline compensation brackets for various injuries. Legal professionals can also use the JCG to help them value settlements under the general damages head of claim.

Type of Injury Severity Notes on the Injury Guideline Brackets
Brain Damage (b) Moderately Severe The person will have a very serious disability, they will need constant care and will substantially depend on others. £219,070 to £282,010
Knee Injuries (a)(i) Severe A serious injury involving disruption of the joint, gross ligamentous damage, the development of osteoarthritis and further problems. £69,730 to £96,210
Back Injuries (a)(iii) Severe Fractured discs or vertebral bodies, disc lesions or soft tissue injuries that lead to chronic conditions. £38,780 to £69,730
Arm Injuries (b) Resulting in Substantial and Permanent Disablement For example, serious fractures to one or both forearms. £39,170 to £59,860
Neck Injuries (a)(iii) Severe Severe soft tissue damage, ruptured tendons, fractures or dislocations causing chronic conditions and permanent significant disability. £45,470 to £55,990
Ankle Injuries (b) Severe This bracket includes injuries that require an extensive period of treatment and/or period in plaster. £31,310 to £50,060
Wrist Injuries (b) Some useful movement will remain, although the injury caused significant permanent disability. £24,500 to £39,170
Hand Injuries (f) Severe Fractures to Fingers Injuries within this bracket may result in partial amputation, which could cause deformity, disturbed sensation and impaired grip. Up to £36,740
Hand Injuries (h) Moderate This bracket can cover soft tissue type and deep lacerations, penetrating wounds and crush injuries. £5,720 to £13,280
Pelvis and Hip Injuries (b)(ii) Moderate Cases that may involve hip-replacement surgery or other surgery. £12,590 to £26,590

These amounts do not represent the exact amount a successful claim will see. They should be considered as a guide.

Additionally, special damages can cover future and past monetary losses caused by your injuries. For instance, you may suffer financially due to the following:

Get in touch with a member of our team at Public Interest Lawyers to receive an estimation of the compensation that you could be eligible to receive.

Start Your Train Station Accident Claim Today

Allow a member of our team to assess your train station accident claim today. Should they find that you could have an eligible case, they may put you in correspondence with one of the No Win No Fee solicitors from our panel.

A solicitor can offer to work on your personal injury claim under a type of No Win No Fee agreement. The type that can be offered by our panel of solicitors is called a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). This means you can access the services provided by a solicitor without paying any upfront or ongoing fees for these services. It will also generally mean that you won’t make any payments for these services if the claim isn’t successful.

However, for a claim that is successful, a small percentage of the compensation can be taken by your No Win No Fee solicitor as a success fee. A legal cap applies to this amount.

To find out more, you can:

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Personal Injury Claim Resources

The resources below offer further reading on personal injury claims.

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We appreciate you reading this guide on the potential steps you could take should accidents at Marylebone train station occur and cause you an injury. If you are left with any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch using the details provided.