Have you been hurt whilst doing DIY?
Although some people rely on professionals to carry out work around their home, many people attempt smaller DIY projects on their own. Whilst it can be relatively straightforward to carry out some projects, such as redecorating, more adventurous projects can carry an element of risk.
If you don’t have much experience in DIY, you may prefer to consult a professional before you commit to the work. In some cases, people can find that it can actually be more cost effective to pay a professional to complete the job as they may be able to finish it quicker than you could.
However, if you do decide to carry out the work, it’s important that you ensure the safety of yourself, your home and those around you. If, for example, you’re carrying out minor building work, you’ll want to ensure that the structure of the building is supported. Similarly, if any of the work that you’ll be doing will leave electrical wires exposed, you’ll want to make sure that the power is switched off at the mains to ensure that no-one is hurt.
Although it can be relatively easy to make a mistake when doing DIY, you can’t be held responsible for any damage that occurs because of faulty equipment. If you attempt to complete a project and find that your materials or tools are defective in some way, you may find that you’re at an increased risk of injury.
If you are hurt whilst completing a project and it’s because of a faulty or defective product, you could find that an injury lawyer in Corpach would be willing to help you make a compensation claim and you could successfully obtain compensation for your injuries.
How long have I got to make a claim with an injury lawyer in Corpach?
Although many people think that you have to make a claim with an injury lawyer in Corpach straightaway after an incident, this isn’t always true. Although many people prefer to contact an injury lawyer in Corpach immediately and get their claim started right away, an injury lawyer in Corpach will often be able to help you for up to three years after the injury occurred.
If you were hurt some time ago and you assumed that you’d left it too late to make a claim, why not contact us now to find out if an injury lawyer in Corpach could help you? Our friendly and hard working team are available around the clock so we’ll be happy to help you to find out more about making a claim with a personal injury lawyer in Corpach and you’ll be able to contact us at a time that’s convenient for you. To find out more now, or to make a claim, just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do our very best to help.