Making Your Home Safe To Avoid An Injury Claim in Newent
Your home is the one place that you should always feel safe. Once you close the front door and are inside your home, this should be the last place that you need to worry about anything happening and it can become your safe haven after a stressful day out and about or in the office. To feel completely safe in your home there are a few things you can do to make your home more secure and safe for both you and your family.
1. Keep appliances switched off and put away. If you have children it is very important that they cannot reach potentially dangerous appliances and switch them on. Think about things such as knives, scissors and so on when you are planning your home and find a drawer or secure place for them where they will not injure you or your children.
2. If something needs fixing – fix it! This counts even more if that something is an electrical appliance. It can be incredibly dangerous to have faulty electrics in your home as at any time they could cause a fire or a shock to someone. If something doesn’t seem to be working right, unplug it immediately and take it to be repaired as soon as possible.
3. Don’t fix anything yourself that you do not have experience with. So many accidents around the home occur because someone was trying to save some money and do it themselves. Get a professional to do your repairs unless you know exactly what you are doing.
Making An Injury Claim in Newent
If you have been injured in your home or someone elses, through the negligence of another party, then you can make an injury claim. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to speak to the team of advisors, who will be able to help you process your injury claim. They will aim to get compensation for your injuries using a team of personal injury lawyers.
Date Published: 1st September 2013
Author: David Brown