If you have just had a new baby and are planning to transport your child in a car, it will be absolutely vital that you shop around for a decent car seat. Although it will be worth spending a few quid on this sort of thing, you won’t need to go for the most expensive option, largely due to the fact that car seats have to offer a certain amount of protection for your child by law. As a rule of thumb, you will find that all child car seats that are sold through reputable retailers in the UK adhere to both British and European safety standards. If you were to buy a car seat from a reputable source and it was to go on and injure your child in an accident that you or your son/daughter was not to responsible for, there will be chance that you might well be able to seek out some form of 100% no win no fee* compensation from its manufacturer. Before doing so though, it will be wise to seek out some advice on personal injury claims in West Lancashire.
Car seat accidents and advice on personal injury claims in West Lancashire
Imagine that you had just purchased a new car seat for your young child to travel in. You’ve done the right thing and made sure that you’ve bought the seat from a respectable retailer, deciding that your child’s safety is too important to risk picking up something cheap on an online auction site.
On your first trip out with the seat, its restraints come open automatically. This causes your child to fall out of the seat and suffer a number of nasty injuries, although nothing life-threatening. Assuming you had installed the seat according to the manufacturers instructions, there might well be a chance that you would be well placed to make a claim for recompense on behalf of your injured child.
Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline
If you’ve found yourself in a position where a child car seat that you had purchased injured your son or daughter in some way or another, there will be a possibility that you might be able to make a claim for 100% no win no fee* personal injury compensation. To find out if this might be the case, call Accident Advice Helpline for advice from the experts on personal injury claims in West Lancashire, on either our freephone number on 0800 689 0500 from your landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. Pick up the phone and make that call today.
Date Published: 24th August 2015
Author: David Brown