Night clubs are an entertainment venue like any other public place, such as hotels, restaurants, and shopping malls, accordingly this means precautions should be taken by the club’s operator to avoid any type of accidents.
Accidents in nightclubs are common; if you did suffer one, our multilingual personal injury lawyers can assist you to claim compensation for the injury you suffered.
There are multiple common causes for night club accidents, such as:
In French law, owners/operators of night clubs have a duty to take all reasonable measures to prevent accidents from happening. As a customer, if your accident occurs due to a breach of that duty, (such as a lack of maintenance of the place), then the owner would be liable for this.
If your accident was due to a third-party’s fault or negligence, then the latter will be liable.
Depending on the severity of your injuries, if possible immediately or as close as possible to the date of your accident
Yes, in France the time limit for personal injury claims is 10 years from the date of consolidation of the initial or aggravated injury. However, you should not wait to seek legal advice, as it is crucial to act quickly to gather the necessary evidence.
Thank you to our legal intern Nada Haggag for her contribution to this article!