If you have a large tree in your garden that you’d like to trim or cut down altogether, you would be well advised to call in a professional or you could end up needing help to claim compensation in Barton, if you get injured by trying it yourself. If you think dissecting a large tree will simply be a case of grabbing a chainsaw and a ladder from your local DIY store, you are very much mistaken.
There is no small amount of skill involved in chopping down a large tree, and it is not a task that should be attempted by novices. If you do go ahead without the requisite knowledge, you will be putting your own safety at risk, which is when you might well find yourself in need of help to claim compensation in Barton, or wherever else it may be that you live.
If you’re trying to cut down a tree close to a neighbour’s garden or on the edge of your land that borders a public footpath or road, you could very well end up doing a neighbour or a member of the public an injury as a result of your incompetent tree butchery.
If this were to happen, the person that you ended up injuring could take personal injury action against you with the aid of a decent 100% ‘no win, no fee’ personal injury lawyer solicitor. If the injuries you inflict end up doing serious damage, you could face a very large bill indeed, not to mention possible attention from the police.
Needing help to claim compensation in Barton because of botched tree surgery
There are many different things that can go wrong when attempting DIY tree surgery. You might fall out of the tree or off a ladder if you’re trying to cut branches at height; You might do yourself a serious injury with a chain saw. The tree might fall in an unplanned direction and injure you or someone else.
With regard to claiming compensation however, you need to bear in mind that:
- Someone else must be to blame for the accident.
- You injury needs to be serious enough to need medical treatment.
- The accident/injury must have happened in the past three years.
Accident Advice Helpline work on a nationwide basis
Although Accident Advice Helpline are not physically based in Barton, we can still represent you and your claim. This is because we work on a nationwide basis covering the whole of the UK. So wherever you happen to live, we can help.
If you want free, no-obligation advice about making a no win no fee claim, then call Accident Advice Helpline on our national helpline by ringing 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from any mobile phone.
Date Published: 10th March 2014
Author: David Brown