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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

    Accident Lawyer in Charnwood


    Sometimes innocent victims contact our accident lawyer in Charnwood because they have been harmed by a defective product and want to claim compensation for the injuries they have sustained. 

    Manufacturers, producers and importers all have a legal responsibility to ensure the products they supply to consumers are safe and will not put anyone at risk of being injured when they use them. If they fail in this duty, they could have to face Trading Standards Officers, who may well prosecute them. They could also have to deal with a personal injury claim if the victim enlists the help of our accident lawyer in Charnwood. 

    Why recalls are made

    We all know that sometimes things can go wrong when something is being made, but whatever the product is, the processes of its manufacture should be monitored for safety. If a problem is found, and some of the items have already been sold, most manufacturers would order a recall of the product. This can involve it having a repair to correct the problem, or being replaced. 

    Recalls can cost manufacturers millions of pounds, particularly if the item is something as large as a car. But they cannot take the risk of some being injured and making a claim against them. This is not just because of the compensation they would have to pay out, but because the bad publicity surrounding personal injury claims could severely damage their image, and their sales. 

    An example of this is a carmaker that recently found a problem with the braking system on one of their models. They immediately stopped all sales of the car, and advised anyone who owned one not to drive it. Because they cared enough to take these steps, they have limited the amount of damage to their reputation, and possibly saved several innocent victims from being injured in an accident that was not their own fault. 

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    Using an accident lawyer in Charnwood to claim compensation for a defective product that causes harm

    Our accident lawyer in Charnwood is asked to deal with faulty product claims for a large variety

    There are all sorts of products that can cause innocent victims harm, such as:

    • Electrical items giving electric shocks
    • Sharp edges causing cuts
    • Wrongly mixed hair dyes and perm solutions
    • Phone chargers that overheat and explode
    • Faulty fireworks exploding before they should 

    These are just a few samples of many hundreds of products that could be faulty and caused someone to be injured through no fault of their own. In such cases, Trading Standards should be informed so that they can investigate, and make sure no more innocent victims are injured because of this product. 

    You should also call Accident Advice Helpline to discuss making a personal injury claim for compensation.

    Making a claim for product that cause harm 

    We will make your claim quickly and efficiently, so that you have as little stress as possible from the claim process.

    Just call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, and speak with our friendly advisers. They will be able to give you all the information you need about making a personal injury claim.

    Date Published: 17th November 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 with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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