Examples of Defective Products
A defective product is something that you have purchased that transpires not to be fit for purpose. It can be any product that you would have and use in your home.
For example, you might purchase new bunk beds for you children. Despite following all of the instructions for putting the bunk beds together they collapse under the weight of your children (who are suitable weight for the product, as shown in the product safety guidelines) and one of your children is seriously injured as a result of being crushed under the weight of the top bunk as it falls. It might transpire that a part of the structure was not made according to the quality guidelines expected of this type of product. Therefore, there is a good chance that you would be entitled to make a compensation claim in Winwick.
Alternatively, perhaps you have purchased a new set of mugs from your local super store. The first time you use on these mugs you make a nice cup of tea and sit down to enjoy a few moments of relaxation. Perhaps the handle snaps, or, as has often happened in the past, the bottom of the mug completely falls away, leaving the boiling hot contents of the mug spilled into your lap, causing significant scalding. Again, as this is an issue with the manufacturing of the product itself, you might be entitled to make a compensation claim in Winwick.
Many of us spend a lot of money on home improvements, some of us get the DIY bug, whilst others turn to professionals to ensure that the work completed within their homes is to a high standard. However, even the professionals are not always perfect, and errors on their part could lead to accidents within your home.
For example, if you have had new windows fitted, but these have not been secured in place appropriately, then there is the possibility for the window pane to fall out of the window frame itself and cause significant injury to anyone caught underneath it.
You might have had a new appliance fitted and installed by a professional, and because it was not in fact installed correctly there might have been an electrical fire, which causes significant amount of damage to your property.
There is no reason why, when the incident was not your fault, that you should claim on your household insurance. In this instance it would be worth making a compensation claim in Winwick as professionals should all have public liability insurance to guard against such errors.
How to make a compensation claim in Winwick
If you want to find out more about making a compensation claim in Winwick you can contact Accident Advice Helpline today.
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Date Published: 22nd September 2013
Author: David Brown