Manufacturers, importers and producers all have a legal duty to make sure the products they supply to consumers are safe. If they do not do this and you have an injury from their product, then you may be able to make an accident claim in Norwich against them for compensation.
You can use the injury lawyers from Accident Advice Helpline to help you make an accident claim in Norwich, and they could also face prosecution for their failure to comply with the law.
Whatever the product is, from small household items to a house, if the product has not been tampered with in any way, and a fault on it causes you an injury, then compensation is your legal right.
Informing consumers of any risks
If there are any risks involved with a products, they have a responsibility to let consumers know. Each product should be clearly marked with a warning that is written in a language that is easy to understand and makes the risk very clear. They should continue to monitor products for safety problems, and take immediate action, such as a recall of the products, if further safety issues are found.
Trading Standards Officers and accident claims in Norwich
If you are injured in any way by a faulty product you should report it to the Trading Standards Officers at your local council. They have the powers to:
- Order the sales to stop
- Get permission from the courts to destroy the goods
- Prosecute the guilty party which can mean heavy fines or imprisonment
- Demand the recall of any unsafe products
The main purpose of reporting the faulty product is to stop someone else suffering the same fate as you, and Trading Standards Officers will always look into any complaint they receive.
The next place to report your accident
The next place to report your accident with faulty goods is to Accident Advice Helpline, to discuss making a personal injury compensation claim for your injuries.
We have helped many thousand of claimants, injured through no fault of their own, make personal injury compensation claims and among those there have been many for defective products.
On our website there is a 30-second test which is there for your guidance about the amounts of compensation that are awarded for differing injuries. These figures are only estimates though, as there are many things that can alter the outcome of a claim.
To make a personal injury claim can be complicated and time consuming to the layperson, but it is what we are good at, what we do best. We are one of the leading companies in the industry and have a reputation for providing complete customer satisfaction.
Our freephone helpline is 0800 180 4123. You can speak to one of our friendly advisors who will help you all they can.
Date Published: 3rd June 2014