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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Injury solicitor in Shirehampton


    Accidents in the home

    You will be forgiven for thinking that your home is probably one of the safest places you could ever be, and therefore you will never need to speak to an injury solicitor in Shirehampton about an injury that has occurred there. Unfortunately, although that is logical, your assumption would be wrong.

    It has been estimated that approximately 2.7 million people need to go to accident and emergency departments throughout the United Kingdom each year as a result of accidents which have occurred within the home. It goes without saying that some of these accidents will just be faultless, perhaps a moment of distraction whilst hammering in a nail, using the wrong type of ladder when hanging up external Christmas decorations. In such situations, it would not be possible to make a claim for personal compensation.

    In order to make a claim, your injury solicitor in Shirehampton needs to know and be able to demonstrate that the accident which caused your injuries was not your fault. If you have been to blame for your accident, there will be nobody to make a claim against.

    Injury solicitor in Shirehampton

    When you instruct our injury solicitor in Shirehampton to work with you on your case, they will ask you for information regarding your accident and who you think might be to blame. They will then help you to ascertain who is actually responsible, and will assist you in making sure that this person is found to be liable. It will then be against this person, or their insurance policy, that you will make a claim for financial compensation.

    Accidents that occur within the home can be the fault of other people — sometimes people you’ve never even met. For example, you could be injured as the result of a defective or faulty product. You might have purchased an item in good faith which not only fails to work, but perhaps breaks down and injures you in the process.

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    People have also been injured as a result of poorly completed work that has been done on their home. This could include general maintenance work, both internally and externally to the properly, or home improvements — for example, having a new set of windows fitted.

    Take our test

    To find out if your accident in the home qualifies you to make a claim for compensation, you can take our 30-second test. This has been designed by a panel of experienced injury solicitors who know what is essential to establish the validity of a claim.

    By answering just a few simple questions about the nature of your injuries and how your accident occurred, we can tell you immediately if you are able to make a claim. We can even give you a rough idea of how much your claim might be worth. You can then contact our injury solicitor in Shirehampton and let them do the rest of the work on your behalf.

    If you would rather discuss your accident over the phone then dial 0800 689 0500 to get obligation free advice from a member of our expert team.

    Date Published: 4th January 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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