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    Kitchen appliance accident counselling


    Following an accident with a kitchen appliance, you may find yourself suffering from traumatic injuries. Receiving kitchen appliance accident counselling could help speed your recovery.

    Accidents occur on a daily basis, even in the kitchen. Many incidents can occur with kitchen appliances – electrical shortages, incorrectly assembled pieces or the quality of components may not be up to standard. Sustaining an injury from a kitchen appliance can be a traumatic experience and may require the injured to receive counselling. Luckily, Accident Advice Helpline has a 24-hour helpline that can help you gain compensation for the private kitchen appliance accident counselling associated with this trauma. Call them today at 0800 689 0500 to speak to a trained advisor. The solicitors operate on a no-win, no-fee* basis and the initial claims assessment is free.

    Causes of trauma

    There are many ways in which a person could be traumatised, and accident injury is a common cause. Some physical injuries can change your life forever. A kitchen appliance injury can leave you physically scarred or experiencing chronic pain. This could cause a significant amount of trauma that requires emotional support, as well as physical rehabilitation, surgery or additional medical procedures. Although you may not be physically harmed, an accident in the kitchen can cause you to be afraid of using certain cooking equipment. Although you were unharmed, being involved in the experience can still lead to traumatic feelings that must be healed through counselling, so you can return to your normal life.

    Reactions to trauma

    It is completely normal to be upset following trauma. In the first two or three days following the accident, the injured person is likely to be confused, disoriented or in disbelief. They may be upset, unsteady or angry that this occurred. Within the first month, the injured may experience flashbacks of the event and have trouble sleeping, or some may lose their appetite and feel tired or depressed. This is their natural process of making sense of what has occurred. This helps them digest the traumatic experience.

    After the first month, most individuals return to normal with around 30 per cent still experiencing symptoms for a longer period. In this instance, you need professional help to gradually improve. Around 1-2 per cent of those who continue to exhibit symptoms have the potential for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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    Kitchen appliance accident counselling

    If you have received kitchen appliance accident counselling, then contact Accident Advice Helpline. You should not have to pay for any counselling sessions or related costs such as prescriptions or even travelling expenses.

    Traumatic experiences – even in the kitchen, can cause physical or psychological damage. Luckily, there are many resources available to help you better cope with these experiences and move on with your life. Accident Advice Helpline can help steer you in the right direction with compensation for counselling. By connecting you with one of our specialised personal injury solicitors who focuses on consumer product claims, you could receive the compensation you deserve to help you pay for kitchen appliance accident counselling.

    Date Published: October 19, 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.