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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

    What kind of gadgets exist to combat personal injury?


    Advancements in technology are at the front line in the battle against personal injuries. There are entire conventions dedicated to showcasing the latest gadgetry in order to combat personal injury. In this article we’ll be having a look at some of the gadgets and types of accidents they can prevent.

    Driver-assist

    Gone are the days when the extra options to tick when buying a car were a sunroof and a CD player. Modern vehicles contain a wealth of technology in order to prevent personal injury in the event of a road traffic accident. Ever since Saab introduced the three-point seatbelt, safety gadgets have come on in leaps and bounds. Vehicles can now monitor vital statistics such as driver fatigue in order to prevent drivers from falling asleep at the wheel.

    Repetitive Strain Injury software and ergonomic keyboards

    Repetitive strain injuries are among the most commonly reported accidents at work. It is important to take measures in order to combat repetitive strain injuries. One of the ways to combat this is by installing software on your computer which limits the amount of time you spend using the mouse and reminds you to take frequent breaks away from your desk.

    Child-proof knife block

    As well as preventing personal injuries to yourself, it’s also important to take steps to stop your little ones from suffering an accident. Child-proof knife block incorporate a locking mechanism which prevents children from removing them.

    Smart-watches

    Just as driver assist is an innovative way of preventing road-traffic accidents due to fatigue, smart watches also incorporate this technology. This can help to prevent a number of accidents in different situations. A smart watch can monitor your heartbeat and body movements to ensure that you don’t suffer a personal injury when competing in sports or cycling.

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    Accident Advice Helpline

    Remember, although these gadgets have been designed with your safety in mind, accidents still happen. If you’ve been involved in accident within the last three years such as a road traffic collision, and it wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Contact us today on 0800 689 0500 to find out how you could benefit from our extensive experience specialising in all areas of personal injury compensation, including car accidents.

    Date Published: April 27, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

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