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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Faulty product claims: Pushchairs

    Pushchairs are one item that you don’t want to have to make a faulty product claim on. They are meant to cradle your baby and keep them sheltered from the elements. However, when a pushchair becomes faulty it can cause accidents such as slips, trips or falls.

    How can a pushchair cause a slip, trip or fall when faulty?

    One way in which a pushchair becomes faulty is when the wheel mechanism or even the wheels themselves break. If you do not notice this and they suddenly seize up or make the pushchair swerve this could cause you or others a fall injury.

    How else could a pushchair cause a slip, trip or fall injury?

    In the worst instance the fall injury could be sustained by your child should the main body of the pushchair become weakened and break causing the child or baby to fall through the material. This could be especially harmful, so it is always best to thoroughly check the main part of the pushchair regularly to avoid a nasty fall injury for you or your baby. Any injuries, especially a slip, trip or fall, for a young child can potentially be very dangerous, so always make sure your equipment, in particular, the items you use regularly, are in good condition and fully working to prevent any slip, trip or fall injuries.

    How do I make a faulty product claim?

    If your pushchair or any appliance or item becomes faulty, which then causes an accident, such as a slip, trip or fall that wasn’t your fault you may be able to claim compensation.

    Accident Advice Helpline is a specialist law firm which is here to help our clients go through the claims process without experiencing as much stress as possible.

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    With 15 years worth of experience we will help you get the compensation you deserve. In fact, many clients are able to settle their claim without having to step foot in court. Find out if you have a potential accident claim today.

    Give us a call on 0800 689 0500 to find out whether you could make a claim or take our simple 30-second compensation calculator test on our website to see how much your potential slip, trip or fall claim could be worth.

    Date Published: February 27, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

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