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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

    Compensation Claim in Taunton


    Why You Should Claim Compensation

    Thousands of people in the UK are injured every year in accidents which they weren’t responsible for. From accidents in the workplace to trips, slips and falls in public places, the consequences of these accidents are well known and far reaching.

    However, in spite of the devastation of these accidents, many people are reluctant to seek a compensation claim in Taunton. They may not want to cause a fuss or may not want the hassle or bother which they associate with making such a claim.

    However, if you have suffered injuries as a result of an accident which you did not cause then there are several reasons why you should consider making a compensation claim:

    1. Legal Right

    Various countries have their own laws in place to protect the rights of people in public places and those who buy goods and services. The UK is no different and there are many legal obligations upon those people who serve the public.

    At the heart of UK consumer laws is the obligation of a duty of care. This ensures that anyone serving the public or who owns a property which is open to the public must take all reasonable steps to safeguard the public. If they fail in this duty of care then it is the law that the person injured in any accident or incident which is the result of the failure may make a compensation claim in Taunton.

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    If you choose to make such a compensation claim in Taunton, then Accident Advice Helpline can help. We have over 15 years’ experience in supporting people as they make claims and our 30 second test could quickly establish the validity of your claim.

    2. Insurance for Compensation Claim in Taunton

    As part of their responsibility under the law, the owners of public buildings and areas and those who offer goods or services to the public must have adequate insurance to cover any compensation claim in Taunton.

    For many people, the factor which keeps them from claiming the compensation they are entitled to is that they do not want to financially hinder the person responsible. However, in the case that the person or organisation has the insurance they are obliged to then it is that insurance rather than them personally which would settle the claim.

    3. Preventative Measure

    Although many accidents are just that: an accident which the person or organisation never intended to happen or could not have foreseen happening and for which the accident occurring is enough of a lesson to encourage them to change their practices, there are just as many where this is not the case. It is a sad fact that many companies and people will continue to act in the same way after an accident unless there is enough of a negative consequence to persuade them otherwise. Your compensation claim could, in many cases, prevent the person or business responsible from acting in such a way that they cause a further accident.

    Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on their freephone numbers 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 27th August 2013

    Author: David Brown

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