Selfies have taken over social media. Whether your platform of choice is Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or otherwise, it is unlikely that you will be able to scroll the length of your feed without a selfie striking your eye. While selfies are, on the surface, harmless, they do encourage us to switch off from the world around us, causing accidents in public such as slips, trips and falls.
Risking it for a selfie: Dangerous snaps at Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Wales
The best selfies are the ones taken in unusual locations, with a little bit of originality, a photograph that your friends and followers want to see. From stunning landscapes to funny perspective pics, think out of the box to avoid appearing dull and selfie-obsessed in your posts. With the competition to post the most special of selfies, finding the optimum location is key. What will you risk for a selfie?
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in Wales is an navigable aqueduct. Standing 307 metres above ground level, carrying the Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee, the site is most definitely a top selfie spot. Should you choose to take to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, remember to stay switched on to avoid slips and trips at the site. Nothing spoils a selfie more than a public accident.
Accidents in public
Slips, trips and falls don’t just happen in unusual places, mishaps can happen anywhere, from your local park or convenience store, to the pavement outside your home or the school playground. Depending on the situation surrounding your claim, if you are not at fault, a number of a people may be responsible for your public accident, from the local council to private business owners. When this is the case, a law firm, such as Accident Advice Helpline, can help you determine if your case is eligible to claim for personal injury compensation.
Assistance from Accident Advice Helpline
When you sustain an injury due to a slip, trip, fall or any other public accident, and you are not at fault, Accident Advice Helpline can help you fight for the compensation you are entitled to for the harm you have suffered.
Call today on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. The initial discussion surrounding your public accident is free and there is no obligation to pursue your claim.
Date Published: September 30, 2014
Author: Accident Advice