Injury claim in Shirland
You can buy some right old tat online, in the shops or on market stalls. If you’ve bought a sub-standard product, typically the worst that will happen is that it will stop working or fall apart. If this happens, you can go back to the vendor that sold it to you and ask for a refund or a replacement.
However, in some cases a faulty product could actually cause you or one of your family members an injury. If this happens to you, there’s a chance that you could have an injury claim in Shirland on your hands and you could be line for compensation. Depending on the nature and severity of your injuries, you may win many thousands of pounds.
Injury claim in Shirland liability
Any company that sells items to consumers has a responsibility to make sure that the products they peddle are safe, even if they’ve been sourced from a supplier and not manufactured in-house. Any trader that fails to fulfil this responsibility should expect an injury claim in Shirland if its negligence results in one of its customers becoming injured. They have a duty of care. So, whether you’ve been injured by an electrical product that’s given you a shock, a children’s toy that suddenly fell apart to reveal sharp interior wiring, or if you’ve contracted food poisoning after eating a dodgy meal, you could have a case against the company that’s wronged you.
What to do next?
In the first instance, seek medical attention. If you’ve been hurt in any way, your first concern should be getting yourself checked out by a doctor. So, if you’re reading this having just injured yourself on an item you purchased, get yourself down your GP’s surgery or accident and emergency department sharpish. As well as making sure you’re okay, seeing a doctor will ensure you have official medical evidence of the injury you suffered.
Retain any receipts or packaging relating to the item that injured you and keep these in a safe place. Again, these will be used as evidence in any injury claim in Shirland you may eventually bring to court. It will also be a good idea to take photographic evidence of the injuries you’ve suffered, as any superficial wounds will be likely to heal before your case comes to court. Basically, the more evidence you can retain the better.
Once you’ve got all of this together, pick up the phone and call firms such as Accident Advice Helpline. The call won’t cost you a penny if you ring our freephone number from a landline, and you’ll get as much free advice about your situation as you need. If after assessing your case we feel that you might be able to get compensation for your injuries, we may offer to represent you on a 100% no win no fee* basis.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to start your claim.
Date Published: 21st September 2013
Author: David Brown