You may not want to think about it, but Christmas is not far away. That last minute rush for gifts, cards and ingredients for the dinner is only a matter of weeks away. But as enjoyable as Christmas can be it can also be a very dangerous time of year, with slips, trips and falls and road traffic accidents always threatening to ruin the most wonderful time of the year.
How you can make your Christmas safer for everyone?
As much as you may try to plan ahead, there’s bound to be a last minute rush for Christmas shopping before the big day, and it’s when we are rushing around that accidents are more likely to occur. Here are three golden rules to remember that could mean that your Christmas is a safe and enjoyable one.
Plan Ahead – Rushing around for last minute bits and pieces often leads to accidents on the road or slips, trips and falls.
Take Your Time – When you are short of time you tend to make silly mistakes. Give yourself plenty of time to do whatever it is you need to do.
Be Aware of Your Surroundings – When you are busy it’s easy to take your eye off the ball. Take care when crossing the road or in busy shopping areas otherwise you may suffer a personal injury.
You might be able to claim if you’ve been injured in a road traffic accident or slip, trip, or fall
Just because Christmas is a busy time for everyone it doesn’t excuse careless actions. If you’ve been hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault then you might be able to claim for compensation. A one-off payment could help you with expensive medical bills or cover loss of earnings if you are unable to work.
How do you go about making a claim?
After you’ve suffered the pain and discomfort of an injury, the last thing you want to do is be snowed under with paper work and legal documents – that’s when you need a reputable personal injury specialist.
Accident Advice Helpline has over ten years’ experience of dealing with personal injury claims and could help you with your claim too. They work purely on a no win, no fee* basis.
They will compile all the evidence they need from you and let you know if they think you have a strong case.
Date Published: November 10, 2013
Author: David Brown