Understanding compensation for faulty product injuries
Like many things in life, the issue of claiming compensation for faulty product injuries can become confusing and difficult to understand because of the jargon and double speak that is prevalent on TV and in the wider media. To this end, this article aims to clear the fog of confusion and to help you to understand claiming compensation for faulty product injuries.
First of all it is important that consumers understand that manufacturers, retailers and other companies that provide goods to the general public have a legal and moral responsibility to the safety of their products and their customers. Therefore if any organisation sells goods which endanger the user’s safety due to faults or problems then they are not showing a commitment to this responsibility and compensation claims are how consumers can hold them to account for this.
How do they Work?
Compensation claims aim to provide consumers with recompense to help them deal with the financial hardships that can occur due to an accident or injury which was not their fault. If you suffer illness or injury due to a faulty product you should get yourself treated by a doctor, who will assess the extent and cause of your injury and will produce documentary evidence of your injury which can be used as part of your claim for compensation for faulty product injuries.
Who can Help?
Accident Advice Helpline are an organisation that has been working tireless for over 15 years to get its clients the compensation which they deserve through compensation claims. This dedication to protecting consumers from the effects of accidents that were not their fault has earned Accident Advice Helpline the endorsement of consumer campaigner Dame Esther Rantzen and can leave you safe in the knowledge that your case is in the very best hands.
What Should you do?
The first step is to take Accident Advice Helpline’s 30 second test, which is a simple and easy online form that works as a compensation calculator to let you know an estimate of how much compensation may be due to you. After this you can contact their friendly and professional staff on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 on your mobile, at any time of day or night in order to receive further advice and guidance as to how to advance your claim.
Any conversations through the helpline are undertaken in confidence and with no obligation, but if you do decide to progress your compensation claim proceedings, Accident Advice Helpline will trust your case to one of our many experience in house solicitors. They will then work on your behalf to get you the compensation which you deserve on a no win no fee basis, and on the majority of occasions without you ever having to set foot in a court room.
Date Published: 29th July 2013
Author: David Brown