If you have suffered injuries as a result of an Accident in a Public Area, you may have a personal injury claim and you should contact us to learn more about your legal rights without delay.

At D’Arcy & Co. we have extensive experience in dealing with claims arising from Accidents in a Public Area* and we have a proven track record in assisting people in recovering the compensation that they are entitled to.

In relation to Accidents in Public Area Claims* we will require the following information:-

Your details

  • Name and address
  • Occupation, Employer, work address and PPS number
  • Date of birth (over or under 18)
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Marital status
  • Names and date of birth of your children or dependents

Details of accident

  • Date and Time
  • Location of accident
  • A description in your own words of what happened
  • Details of any witnesses
  • Name and address of anyone else involved in accident
  • Were the Gardai or ambulance called
  • To whom was the accident reported
  • A description of what happened after the accident

Injury Details

  • Description
  • Were you taken to hospital, name of hospital, were you detained and if so, how long
  • Absence from work
  • G.P.’s name
  • Consultant’s name
  • Details in relation to physiotherapy
  • Brief description of effect of accident/injury on lifestyle and capacity to work


Whatever information you have regarding expenses that are likely to occur such as loss of earnings, medical expenses and details of social welfare claimed, medical card (if any) and health insurance

Previous Injuries

Details of any previous injury or claim including amount

Any further information you feel is applicable

We will also need confirmation of your permission to contact third parties such as Gardai, Doctors and Insurance Companies and to commence an assessment of your claim and where necessary to issue the initial letters and thereafter to contact you.