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Compensation for Being Burned by a Hot Drink in Costa Coffee

In what circumstances will I be entitled to claim compensation for being burned by a hot drink in Costa Coffee?

It may be possible to make a claim to compensation for being burned by a hot drink in Costa Coffee if it can be determined that you suffered an injury on account of third party negligence. When you visit any Costa Coffee premises you fall under their duty of care, and should not expect to sustain an injury from hot drink in Costa Coffee. Should an accident from a hot drink in Costa Coffee occur for which you are not primarily to blame, it may be considered that the store have been negligent towards your health and safety. In this situation, you may be entitled to claim for scalding by a hot drink in Costa Coffee.

The circumstances surrounding your injury must be examined in order to claim compensation for being burned by ahot drink in Costa Coffee. It may be determined that the staff member who had served you the hot drink was acting with negligence, either because of a lack of training or due to inadequate supervision, resulting in your injury from hot drink in Costa Coffee. For instance, if the staff member had failed to safely secure the lid of your coffee, it may be considered that your accident from hot drink in Costa Coffee was caused by the carelessness of the employee. It could also be the case that the drink was improperly heated — particularly if done in a microwave — resulting in the drink becoming “superheated” and if measures were not taken to reduce the likelihood of an injury occurring you may be entitled to make a claim for scalding by a hot drink in Costa Coffee.

However it should also be remembered that some circumstances exist in which compensation for being burned by a hot drink in Costa Coffee may not be possible due to contributory negligence. It could be the situation that a customer sustained an injury despite all safety precautions having been taken by Costa Coffee staff, and that the injury occurred due to the customer’s own carelessness. It is also possible that the extent of the injuries sustained was worsened due to failure to acquire professional medical attention following an accident from hot drink in costa coffee. If this is the situation, the compensation you may be entitled to claim for scalding by a hot drink in Costa Coffee can be reduced in order to reflect your own negligence.

After sustaining an injury from a hot drink in Costa Coffee for which you are not entirely to blame, you are advised to consult a personal injury solicitor at the earliest opportunity in order to determine your eligibility to make a claim. Your solicitor will assess your accident from a hot drink in Costa Coffee, determine the strength of your claim, advise you on the evidence which may be required in order to support your claim and determine the amount of compensation to which you may be entitled. It should be remembered that a time limit of three years exists in which to make a claim for scalding by a hot drink in Costa Coffee, as per the Statute of Limitations. As the preparation of a claim may take some time, you are advised to consult a personal injury solicitor without delay if you wish to seek compensation for being burned by a hot drink in Costa Coffee.