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    Causes of accidents in Gloucester


    Examples of causes of accidents in Gloucester and how to claim

    As some jobs can be dangerous, people are required to have certain qualifications in order to be able to perform them. If, for example, you want to work as an electrician, you may attend college or university and you may try to get a job as an apprentice so that you can gain practical experience. As most buildings are fully equipped with electrical outputs, if they are wired in incorrectly, it can have a catastrophic effect on the building. Rewiring a commercial or residential property can take weeks or months so it’s important that this work is carried out by someone who has the appropriate experience and expertise.

    Similarly, when people train as gas fitters, they are required to undergo extensive training and testing. As working with gas appliances can be very dangerous, it’s essential that all personnel are fully trained before they are allowed to work independently otherwise causes of accidents in Gloucester can arise from unprofessionalism. If, for example, you hire contractors to install a new gas pipe into your home and it isn’t done correctly, gas could be leaking into your home. If so, this could make you and your family feel very unwell and it may even cause fatalities if you were to stay in an unvented area for any length of time.

    Fortunately, many people do now have carbon monoxide alarms fitted in their homes. As carbon monoxide isn’t visible and is odourless, you may not realise what is causing you to feel so ill and just how dangerous it is. Often, victims of a carbon monoxide leak will report symptoms such as headaches, nausea and tiredness. As these can easily been associated with other illnesses, they may not realise that they are suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning and that they need to vacate the premises immediately. An alarm can help to prevent people from becoming unwell or being killed so they are highly recommended for every type of property.

    In some cases, a build-up of gas in a property can cause an explosion to occur. If, for example, a gas cooker was leaking, as soon as you tried to light it, it could explode and cause anyone in the vicinity to suffer very serious injuries.

    If you have been hurt as a result of an unqualified gas fitter, there is a good chance that you will be able to make a Gloucester no win no fee compensation claim against them. If they lied about their qualifications, they could face additional sanctions, as well as your Gloucester no win no fee compensation claim.

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    To make a Gloucester no win no fee compensation claim today or to find out more about the Gloucester no win no fee compensation claims process, simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do our very best to help.

    Date Published: 13th December 2014

    Author: David Brown

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