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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

    Suffering an injury around the house whilst being renovated


    When you undertake DIY at home, you expect to experience the odd bump or graze, the common injury around the house associated with renovation.

    That being said, when you live in rented accommodation and you suffer an injury around the house while it is being renovated by the landlord, or their contractors, you may wonder who is at fault for the domestic accident you have experienced.

    From slips, trips and falls during the renovation process to lacerations and even head injuries, if you have suffered an injury around the house you may want to consider seeking legal advice.

    Who is to blame for my injury around the house?

    Every injury around the house is sustained due to individual incidents, responsibility for which can vary significantly.

    Regardless of your injury, whether you tripped over work tools or fell down the stairs due to unfinished repairs, if you are not to blame for your accident at home, it could be that your landlord is liable for the harm you have suffered.

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    In the case that faulty tools or equipment have caused the household accident in question, liability for your injury around the house could lie with the manufacturer.

    Claiming compensation for your injury around the house

    All accidents are unique and therefore to determine both liability and your eligibility to claim personal injury compensation, Accident Advice Helpline offer a free initial consultation. During which, we can discuss the basis of your case and decide upon what would be the best way to move forward with your claim.

    In the case that we should mutually decide to proceed with your claim for personal injury compensation, our specialist legal team will work on a 100 per cent no-win, no-fee* basis to ensure that you are at no financial risk, no matter the outcome of the claim.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we have over 15 years’’ experience assisting victims of personal injury in recovering the compensation they deserve for the harm and distress they have endured.

    No matter how you sustained your injury around the house, no matter who you feel is to blame, Accident Advice Helpline can help you with your personal injury compensation claim.

    For more information, speak with one of our friendly advisors today via our freephone helpline number, 0800 689 0500. Our lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for your convenience.

    Date Published: April 29, 2016

    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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.