Fire pit injuries and first, second, and third-degree burns can be devastating for victims due to the immediate pain and the lasting physical disfigurement. If you were injured in an accident involving a fire pit during the last three years, then Accident Advice Helpline can provide you with unrivalled fire pit injury advice. We can also assist you with a compensation claim to recover the costs of burn injuries if the accident was the fault of another person, organisation, or third party. You can call our free 24-hour helpline today and get in touch with one of our trained advisors to talk about your situation and see whether you are eligible to pursue a claim for compensation.
Risks associated with fire pits
Fire pits are now commonly used by home-owners and in other commercial and public settings, but they can be extremely dangerous if safety measures are not put in place. Public safety is of the utmost importance so it is vital that anyone using a fire pit uses fire ready materials, checks the equipment they are using is safe and installed correctly, and ensures that the equipment is appropriately isolated. If you think that someone was negligent when using a fire pit, which resulted in your injuries, then you have a right and responsibility to file a claim. Injuries in these circumstances can be very serious and life changing. For instance, you may have suffered third-degree burns and now require extensive private treatment. You may also suffer the mental trauma associated with fire injuries; the physical impact can result in long lasting scars and sores. Someone should share the burden of compensation if they were at fault in any way.
File a claim
Making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline can be a therapeutic process and enable you to finally move on with your life. Serious burns can not only leave you in agony on a daily basis and restrict your movement, but they can also have an impact on your self esteem. Seeking a monetary sum will help to cover medical bills, therapy, counselling, and supplement your income if you have taken time off work.
Fire pit accidents can take place in various places both indoors and outdoors. You may have been burnt at a restaurant after a fire spread from a nearby pit, or fallen into one after tripping or falling on an upturned pavement. Unforeseen explosions are also possible if health and safety procedures are not followed. If a third party failed to take weather conditions in to account, then they may be liable and you can seek compensation to cover costs associated with your injuries.
Accident Advice Helpline
For more fire pit injury advice, contact Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 180 4123. One of our advisors can tell you about your legal options and your eligibility to pursue a no win, no fee claim for compensation. If you have a potentially successful claim, then you will be matched with an expert solicitor straight away.
Date Published: October 17, 2014
Author: David Brown