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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

    Can you claim if you are injured in a DIY shop?


    Shops, just like other places that welcome members of the public, like museums, galleries, parks and restaurants, have a responsibility and duty of care towards both the people that visit them and the people that work there. If you’re injured in a DIY shop, the nature of the tools and machines around means that accidents….

    The danger of exposed wiring in the household


    Many of us attempt DIY jobs ourselves at home, but these efforts aren’t made without some risk to our health and safety. Common DIY accidents such as slips, trips and falls occur regularly in the home, but when it comes to issues such as electrics, the hazards presented can be somewhat more severe. With that in….

    Survivor guide: Black Friday sales


    Most of us would admit to loving a bargain and the Black Friday sales has become something of a phenomenon. Arriving in the UK from America, last year’s scenes of crowds gathering to grab cut-price products at department stores and supermarkets in the run-up to Christmas made the national news and the front pages of all….

    Five far-fetched but possible DIY store accidents


    DIY stores are like an Aladdin’s cave for those of us who are looking to redecorate or redesign their homes. From a new coat of paint for the living room, to those book shelves you’ve been meaning to put up in the bedroom, they have all the gadgets and gizmos need to turn a house into….

    DIY store accidents: Poorly stored stock


    DIY stores enable us to customise our homes by redecorating and redesigning our living space, whether it’s varnishing a set of shelves or repainting a living room. Have you suffered a DIY store injury that was not your fault? Unfortunately, some people can become victims of accidents and trips and falls at DIY stores when….

    Five DIY store products that could cause a slip, trip or fall


    DIY store products may be very convenient, but they can also be hazardous for customers and workers when health and safety regulations are not followed. Products that are more likely to result in a slip, trip or fall include: Sharp items Products with sharp edges can increase the risk of a slip or fall and….

    DIY store accidents: Discarded wood and other shop floor products


    DIY stores are convenient venues for buying important items like garden tools, new shelving or a new set of carpets for your living space. Better still, with many DIY businesses operating e-commerce websites and home delivery services, many of us don’t even have to visit a DIY store. Everything we want can be delivered straight….

    DIY store accidents: Plant pot trips


    Most of us need to take a trip to a DIY store at least occasionally, whether it’s to buy some new paint or to find a new lawnmower for the garden. Like all retail environments, there is a risk of accidents and injuries, whether it’s suffering a slip or trip on a wet floor or….

    DIY store accidents: Overloaded trolleys


    DIY stores are extremely convenient when you need something specific like a particular colour of paint, a new tool kit or a new chandelier. However, as we all know, trolleys can either be a tremendous source of convenience or tremendously inconvenient. A wonky trolley can wreak havoc on your shopping You should be careful not….

    DIY store accidents: Cuts from timber


    If you have experienced a deep cut from timber and it was not your fault, you could be eligible to get compensation. You can also make a claim if you have been the victim of accidents in other environments, whether you’re seeking compensation for accidents at work or compensation for a road traffic accident claim…..

    DIY store accidents: Exposure to toxic materials


    Being exposed to hazardous materials can be especially dangerous for people with asthma or other associated conditions. Whether you’ve been involved in accidents at work or have experienced medical problems as a result of being exposed to toxic materials in other settings, contact Accident Advice Helpline. Toxic substances can pose a serious risk to your….

    DIY store accidents: Lifting injuries


    While there is always a risk of injury with lifting heavy items, there may be situations in which you experience an accident that was not your fault. If so, you should contact Accident Advice Helpline, an acclaimed injury law firm that has been serving customers across the UK since the year 2000. Accident Advice Helpline….

    DIY store accidents: cuts from exposed blades


    DIY stores provide people with ample freedom to be creative and beautify their homes. There is no limit to how much or how little you can get, whether it’s purchasing paint to redecorate your entire interior or just getting some replacement screws for a small shelf. However, from time to time, accidents such as slips,….

    DIY store accidents: Spilled paint and other liquids


    Many people visit DIY stores for various reasons. Redecorating a living room, refurbishing an entire house, or simply repainting a hallway in a new colour, often require a trip to a local DIY store. Spilled substances can be particularly hazardous for customers and businesses alike. Spilled substances – a messy business If you’ve suffered a….

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