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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 you should look for when hiring pedalos

    Hiring pedalos has become an incredibly popular option in the UK during the summer months. However, far too many people have sustained injuries after using pedalos that they have hired out. One of the first things you should do when you’re considering hiring pedalos is finding out more about the company or organisation who own the pedalo. Today, it only takes seconds to look up reviews and discover what previous customers have said. You should also examine the pedalo for faults before you start using it.

    The dangers of hiring pedalos?

    Companies who are hiring pedalos out to the public need to ensure that they are safe to use. If you have had an accident whilst using a pedalo and it wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make a claim. Your chances of winning will be boosted if it is found that the pedalo owner broke health and safety regulations.

    It’s important to establish who caused your accident as soon as you can. Try to gather together as much evidence about the accident as you can. Don’t throw away any evidence related to the event as we may need it to help you win your case. This means you need to keep hold of any witness contact details, photographs, medical reports and other documents associated with the accident. Witness statements can play a big role in making your case a success.

    Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline today

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we can help you if you’ve come to harm after hiring pedalos and other facilities that should have been safe. You can get an early insight into where you might stand by taking the 30-second test on our site. This will tell you if you are likely to have a case.

    You may also wish to speak to us at your earliest opportunity to find out if we’ll be able to go ahead with your case. Our friendly advisors will be able to provide you with expert advice. We work hard to complete your claim outside of court. This, however, cannot be guaranteed as it depends on each individual case’s circumstances. Call today on 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 (mobile) to find out more about what to do next.

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    Date Published: April 18, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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