When you’re at home, you probably spend most of your time awake in the living room. This is where you listen to music, have conversations with friends and family, read books, and watch television – it may also be where you eat some of your meals, perhaps on a tray while you’re doing something else.
We don’t want to alarm you, but did you know that the living room is probably the most dangerous place in your home? Most accidents that happen in the home occur in the living room. Just ask any accident lawyer in Sheffield – they deal with countless claims for home-based accidents every year, and many happen in the lounge.
How can you claim for an accident in your living room?
You may consider it strange that a claim through an accident lawyer in Sheffield could even be made for an accident that happens at home, in your living room – even if it does lead to injury. After all, who else could have caused it? Surely you’re responsible – it’s your house, after all!
That may be true in many cases, but it is still possible to have an accident that leads to injury in your own front room.
What can you do to reduce your risk of injury?
There’s always something you can do to make sure you’re doing your bit to keep accident-free in your living room, such as:Open Claim Calculator
- Making sure you put non-slip backing or pads under rugs and mats
- Not overloading plug sockets and extension leads
- Ensuring all plugs on appliances have the correct fuses
- Putting up a fireguard if there are any children around
Take our easy 30-second test
Our unique 30-second test really does only take half a minute and we guarantee within this time, you will be given an authoritative answer on whether you have an eligible claim.
If the test indicates a valid claim, then we will refer you to one of our specialist solicitors. Our in-house solicitors offer their services on a no-win, no-fee* basis, which means that you do not need to pay an upfront legal fee to start your personal injury compensation claim. This arrangement ensures that we provide open and easy access to justice to victims of non-fault accidents in Sheffield.
Contact an accident lawyer in Sheffield
Call Accident Advice Helpline on our support line and you can speak to an advisor, who will take your details and, if you’re eligible to claim, pass them to an accident lawyer in Sheffield.
- Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline;
- Dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile or;
- Text “claim365” to 88010 to request a free callback from an advisor
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