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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

    Category : Faulty product claims

    Compensation for an accident caused by faulty traffic lights

    ContentsWho’s to blame for your accident?A nationwide problemHave you been injured by a faulty traffic light?Your local council’s responsibilitiesHow much compensation could you get for faulty traffic lights?Why choose Accident Advice Helpline?We rely on traffic lights and road signs to keep us safe. Dual carriageways, roundabouts, busy roads – none of these would be as….

    How to claim exploding e-cigarette compensation

    You bought an e-cigarette because it was a healthier alternative to smoking chemical-packed cigarettes. So the last thing you expected was to be injured by a faulty e-cigarette. E-cigs are still a fairly new product, and there have been cases where people have suffered minor or serious injuries due to faulty e-cigarettes or battery packs…..

    How to claim e-cigarette injury compensation

    E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, are a popular alternative to traditional cigarettes that are much healthier than inhaling all the harmful chemicals cigarettes contain. E-cigarettes release vapour, and smoking them is sometimes referred to as ‘vaping’ and although they contain nicotine, they don’t contain other harmful chemicals and are considered to be a healthier way to….

    How to claim faulty pushchair compensation

    When you buy a pushchair for your child, you expect it to be in good working order so it is safe to use. Thankfully most pushchairs meet and exceed the required standards in this way, so there is little chance anyone would end up grappling with a collapsing pushchair. Of course, if you do buy….

    Defective product claims

    In the 1950s the drug Thalidomide was given to tens of thousands of women worldwide to combat morning sickness. Unfortunately it wasn’t until 1961 that it became clear that the drug was the cause of a huge number of devastating birth defects, but by then tens of thousands of children had already been born with….

    Statistics for 2012/13 show faulty products are all too common

    According to statistics published by CAB, approximately a quarter of a million consumers complained about faulty products in the period from April 2012 to March 2013. These complaints mounted up to an estimated cost of around £225 million. It is believed that around 80 per cent of this figure is due to the cost involved….

    How to claim exploding battery charger compensation

    ContentsWhat injuries have you suffered?Will your claim be successful?Nowadays we rely on a number of devices which use batteries, from our smartphones and tablets to e-cigarettes, cameras and e-readers. Batteries need to be charged regularly, as anyone who owns a smartphone will know, and you like to think that the battery charger you are using….

    What you need to know about faulty product compensation

    The success of a faulty product compensation case depends on a whole set of interdependent factors. As such, it can be quite difficult to determine the merits of filing a claim or not. Here are some facts you should know about making claims. Time limit on claims Regardless of whether faulty equipment caused injuries in….

    How to claim gas cooker injury compensation

    Many of us are lucky enough to have gas cookers in our homes – and gas can be much quicker and more efficient to cook with than electric, as it heats up quicker and is easier to control. But gas cookers can come with their drawbacks, and there have been situations where people have been….

    Were you injured by a faulty coffee machine?

    If you’re the kind of person who can’t get started without their morning coffee, chances are you own a coffee machine, or use one at work. Whether you’re an espresso or a latte type, coffee machines make fast work of brewing the perfect coffee, without messing around with filters and jugs. But did you ever….

    How to claim defective product injury compensation

    With hundreds of thousands of products in the marketplace today, it is perhaps not surprising that every now and then one is found to be faulty or defective in some way. It is to the credit of the manufacturers however that very few products are ever found to have some kind of problem. In reality,….

    Where to get pushchair injury compensation advice

    If you have toddlers, it’s almost certain you own a pushchair, but how many times have you stopped to think about what could happen if your pushchair was faulty? A faulty pushchair could collapse, injuring you or your child, and the consequences could be serious. If something like this has happened to you, help is….

    How to claim hair straighteners injury compensation

    Whether you own the latest pair of high-end straighteners or a budget brand, you’ll know one thing – hair straighteners can get very hot! With some ceramic and tourmaline irons reaching temperatures of up to 230 degrees Celsius, there is a real risk that burns and other injuries could occur if a straightening iron is….

    How to claim food processor injury compensation

    Food processors have become an invaluable piece of kitchen equipment over the last few years – from slicing and dicing to grating, they make light work of boring tasks that take up our time and energy in the kitchen. Usually food processors are fairly safe to use – whilst they have sharp blades, they are….

    Warning! Product contains nuts!

    Consuming nuts can have serious health implications for those who suffer from a nut allergy. As with slips, trips and falls, if you are in a public establishment and experience an allergic reaction due to the fault of the owner of the premises, you may be able to claim compensation for the harm you have….

    When is a faulty goods claim bad?

    Anyone involved in an accident that is not their fault is entitled to claim for compensation, even if the injury stems from faulty goods. It may be argued that an individual can’t claim but when is a faulty goods claim bad? Clearly if an accident at work or at home is caused by misuse or….

    Compensation for cuts from broken glass

    Broken glass has the potential to cause serious lacerations as well as minor cuts, and you could be injured in any situation where glass is present. Here are just a few examples of the types of accident involving cuts from broken glass that Accident Advice Helpline has handled personal injury claims for: Cuts from a….

    Compensation for faulty handbrake accidents

    If you own a car, you’ll know how important it is to have it regularly checked and serviced, and it is a legal requirement that it passes its MOT every year, to ensure it is safe to drive on public roads. A faulty vehicle could cause injury not only to the driver and passengers but….

    Spark Plug Injury Advice

    Do you need spark plug injury advice because of an accident that was not your fault? Call Accident Advice Helpline and see how we can help. Spark plugs are devices found in an engine that deliver an electric current from the ignition system to the combustion engine to ignite the fuel. Suffering from a spark….

    Were you injured by a faulty tumble dryer?

    The humble tumble dryer is a must for busy families and anybody lacking outside space to dry their clothes. Not only does it make light work of drying family loads of washing, it’s also essential to dry bedding, towels and other large items. But did you ever stop to think that your tumble dryer could….

    Drone injury advice

    Contact the accident compensation specialists at Accident Advice Helpline for free drone injury advice. Since we were established in 2000, we have given free advice to thousands of innocent accident victims just like you. We specialise in cases in which people were injured through no fault of their own. If your drone accident happened in….

    Plug socket injury advice

    Contact the personal injury solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline if you need plug socket injury advice because of an accident that was not your fault. We all use plug sockets every day – at home, at our work place and on holiday. When something is so much a part of our daily life it is….

    Compensation for injuries from defective furniture

    Defective furniture causes a number of injuries every year in the UK and if you have suffered injuries from defective furniture, you may be wondering if you’re eligible to make a claim for personal injury compensation. Defective furniture accidents could include: Defective bookshelf accidents Defective chair accidents Defective bed accidents Defective baby furniture accidents –….

    Who is responsible for faulty products?

    In the UK, we are lucky to have highly regulated manufacturing and retail sectors, which is why we see many fewer instances of injuries caused by faulty products here than ever before, and why we are much less likely to succumb to this kind of injury than people in many other places around the world…..

    The cost of claiming for faulty products

    Many people who have been injured by faulty and defective products needlessly suffer in silence, simply because they are under a misapprehension that the cost of claiming for faulty products is somewhat out of their reach. This is extremely sad and frustrating, not only because most of these people will be entitled to compensation from….

    How to claim for injuries caused by faulty products

    With so many rules and regulations designed to keep us all safe, it is surprising that so many people are still injured, through no fault of their own, by faulty products. Although we have certainly seen a fall in the number of people being injured by faulty products in recent years, it is still a problem that….

    The injuries faulty products could cause

    Although there are a huge amount of rules and regulations imposed upon manufacturers and retailers of just about every product it is possible to buy in the UK, so many people are still injured by faulty products each year. Although many of these injuries are minor in nature, some injuries caused by faulty products can be….

    Who can help you claim for faulty product injuries?

    In the unfortunate event that you are injured by a faulty product due to the negligence of another party such as a manufacturer or retailer, there is a good chance that you could be entitled to personal injury compensation. In order to claim personal injury compensation, you must have been injured in an accident that….

    Contact solicitors in Caithness for your faulty product claim

    Faulty products can cause personal injury, which means that you can make a claim if you have an accident that is caused by a malfunctioning item that you have been using. It doesn’t matter if it’s an old or new product – if it didn’t do what it should have done when you were using….

    Product liability compensation

    You may be able to make a claim for product liability compensation if you have bought an item that is either harmful to you or does not work properly and causes someone to be injured. If this has happened to you, then you should contact Accident Advice Helpline and use an injury lawyer to assist you in your….

    Product liability insurance

    You may be concerned because you or a member of your family has been injured by a product that you have bought. You may have been told about product liability insurance and about making a personal injury claim for compensation. This can be a confusing area to understand. Some simple questions and answers are given….

    Fault claim

    Fault Claim When you purchase goods from a retailer or a manufacturer you enter into a relationship of trust, whereby, the seller trusts that you will pay in full for the goods and you, as the consumer trusts that the goods are fit for purpose and safe to be used. The retailer or manufacturer therefore,….

    Faulty goods

    Faulty Goods Everyone who has ever found that they have purchased faulty goods will know that this is a galling and disappointing experience. You feel embarrassed that you have been taken in and have parted with your money under false pretences, to be provided with goods that are not fit for purpose. The only time….

    Faulty product claims

    Most manufacturers do everything they can to ensure that the products they sell are as safe as possible. However, many faulty products still slip through the net and make it onto the shelves every year. Unfortunately, the injuries faulty products could cause are numerous. However, if you are unlucky enough to fall foul of a fault product,….

    Compensation for faulty product injuries

    Understanding compensation for faulty product injuries Like many things in life, the issue of claiming compensation for faulty product injuries can become confusing and difficult to understand because of the jargon and double speak that is prevalent on TV and in the wider media. To this end, this article aims to clear the fog of confusion and….

    Faulty product compensation claim

    A customer and retailer relationship is largely a relationship of trust, with the retailer trusting that their customer can and will pay in full for their goods and the customer trusting that the retailer’s goods are both fit for purpose and safe to use. Therefore, if a retailer or manufacturer sells goods or products which….

    Faulty merchandise compensation

    Faulty merchandise compensation claims are the way in which consumers can pay for any costs incurred through injuries and illness caused when manufacturers or retailers risk the safety of their customers by providing them with goods that were either faulty or dangerous even when used according to instructions. Far from being frivolous, this is simply….

    Faulty goods compensation

    How and When to Seek Faulty Goods Compensation You may not know it, but retailers and other companies that provide goods to the general public have a legal responsibility to ensure that their goods are safe to use. This does not end at the point at which you hand over your money. What this means is….

    Claiming for faulty goods

    If someone were to come up to you on the street and injure you or cause you pain, you would want and deserve a degree of recompense. The situation is exactly the same if a company sells you faulty goods that cause injury or illness — just because they are a seemingly faceless organisation doesn’t….

    Faulty goods claim

    Faulty Goods Claim Retailers and manufacturers sometimes like to hide behind the ‘buyer beware’ defence when it comes to their relationship with customers and consumers. What this often means is that consumers can be suckered into being a little reticent when it comes to seeking compensation from manufacturers and retailers who have let their customers….

    Product liability claim

    People can disappoint. Promises and claims they make are not always kept – and it can be similar with products and equipment you buy. What it states on the box or bottle can fall short of expectations, but when these actually cause harm either to yourself or your property when used, that’s a different, more….

    Product Recall Claim

    A lot of people have heard about product recalls and making claims for the product recalls. But it’s important to know that you should be careful when you are dealing with a company that has a recalled product. Below are some tips on making a product recall claim. Speak with a solicitor with regard to….

    Faulty Product Claims

    If you have been injured by a faulty product you could be entitled to pursue a faulty product claim. A manufacturer or trader has a duty to ensure their products do not endanger safety, even when the guarantee has expired. Claim faulty product compensation Product liability means that, depending on the circumstances, the manufacturer or retailer is….

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