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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

    Barbecue Accident Claim


    The pleasure of the simple garden barbecue is well known. In fact, during the summer, the air is thick with the smell of them – people cooking burgers, enjoying cold drinks, and spending quality time with friends and family members. However, if you are unlucky enough to fall victim to a damaged or poorly constructed barbecue, you could end up being injured. If you do, you are advised to file a barbecue accident claim.

    In some cases, the subject of negligence, and the attribution of blame, can be rather tricky, however, this is one of those situations where things do tend to be a little simpler. There are a limited number of things that can go wrong with a barbecue, and the vast majority of these things cannot go wrong if the unit itself is in good condition.

    This means that if you are the victim of a barbecue accident, you are almost certainly eligible to make a claim for compensation, against the organisation which produced the device – this is the case whether they were aware of its shortcomings or not. If a company fails in its duty of care to its customers by producing low quality goods, it can be held legally accountable in a small claims court.

    Can the Accident Advice Helpline help me?

    Accident Advice Helpline is a long-established personal injury law firm with a trusted reputation and more than 14 years of experience. We are efficient, fair, and we get the job done – because your recovery is our top priority. We will always seek the maximum amount of compensation, and we will always treat your case with the sensitivity and care that we know it needs.

    Our solicitors’ work on a no win, no fee basis, so there are no upfront fees in order to proceed with a case. If you believe that a duty of care has been breached or failed – let us help you make sure that those responsible are not allowed to cause injury to anyone else. In many ways, the bigger picture is just as important as the personal one.

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    We have dealt with thousands of cases over the years, many involving leisure equipment and activities, so we understand what needs to be done to ensure that your claim has the best possible chance of success. If you think that you might be eligible for compensation, call our expert advisors direct today on our free 24-hour helpline on 0800 180 4123. If you would prefer to receive a call back from one of our friendly advisors, please text ‘claim365’ to 88010.

    How do I make a claim?

    Accident Advice Helpline’s consultation process is very simple. It involves a few short questions, after which an advisor will inform you as to whether or not your case is eligible for compensation. If it is not, we will not take your claim further. Our solicitors will only accept cases which they believe can be won which gives you the best chance of a satisfying outcome.

    Date Published: October 18, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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.