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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

    Electrocution accident claim

    If you are unfortunate enough to have been injured in an accident involving electricity then you will want to seek the best advice for making an electrocution accident claim. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we have a team of specialist legal advisers who will help guide you through every step of making a claim against any third party deemed responsible for your accident.


    If you are around faulty electrical equipment or exposed live wires the risk of injury or death is high. This will be the case whether you are at home or at work, where, if the electrical equipment has not been properly checked and maintained as per current regulations, either your landlord or employer could be held responsible for your accident.

    Electricity can be a real friend, powering and heating our homes and workplaces, however, it can also be a deadly enemy. Severe burns and long-term heart problems can result from electric shock. The heart may be permanently damaged if the shock was severe.

    If you have been electrocuted in an accident, through no fault of your own, be sure to contact Accident Advice Helpline as soon as possible in order to talk through your options and find out if you can make a claim for compensation.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline

    Such an accident can be a very stressful time for both the patient and their loved ones, and this is why we deal with all claims in a sensitive, professional and efficient way. So that you do not have to wait around for answers you can use our free 24/7 helpline on 0800 689 0500 to contact us at any time that suits you.

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    We are well equipped to deal with a wide range of personal injury claims, including electrocution, and have had many successful cases over the years. We operate on a no win, no fee* basis, so there is very little financial risk to our clients. At Accident Advice Helpline,we can deal with your electrocution accident claim to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to.

    Recovering costs

    If you are eligible to make a claim then we will endeavour to seek the highest possible amount of compensation for you. This will help to mitigate any private medical fees and the costs that you incur from travelling to and from doctor’s appointments. The treatment you need after suffering an electric shock may be over a long period; recovery and follow up appointments may mean that you need to take time off work.

    If because of the accident you are disabled to any extent you may need to have costly changes made in your house and to your car. It may also be necessary to hire a private nurse to care for you at home. The cost of these changes to your life all add up financially, so making an electrocution accident claim will be your first step in attempting to recover the costs. This is why it is important to contact us at Accident Advice Helpline as soon as possible after the accident so that we can pursue your claim as quickly as possible.

    Date Published: July 24, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Electric shock injury claims

    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.