The best time to buy Christmas decorations and cards is just after the New Year celebrations when retail outlets are trying desperately to make space for new stock by selling off their festive wares at a considerable discount. Unfortunately though, as Christmas is so expensive, most people are in no mood to start shelling out more cash with next year’s holiday season in mind in January. As a consequence, when the following Christmas does arrive, many people are forced to pay over the odds for purchases they could have got at a fraction of the price a few months earlier.
The fact that Christmas is so expensive can mean that many consumers always have their eye out for a bargain, and can sometimes let worries about health and safety take a back seat when it comes to saving a few quid. When you are picking up goods you know in the back of your mind may be counterfeit or cheaply made may be good for your bank balance, it could have devastating consequences for you and your family’s safety. If you do buy faulty goods at Christmas or any other time, they could end up injuring you if they are badly made or defective. If this happens, you may be able to use the services of a good injury solicitor in Dunoon to sue the retailer that sold the item to you or its manufacturer.
Faulty Christmas goods and injury solicitors in Dunoon
It’s not just presents you’ll have to worry about when it comes to being injured by Christmas products as the result of an accident that was not your fault. You’ll also need to be careful when it comes to Christmas decorations. There are many instances where you might be able to use the services of a decent injury solicitor in Dunoon to take action against a retailer after you or a family member suffer an accident as the result of a dodgy decorative festive item.
Say you were to buy some cheap fairy lights to drape over your tree, only for them to catch fire. You may be able to use injury solicitors in Dunoon to launch a case for personal injury compensation if you were burned as a consequence of the damage a set of defective lights did. You might also be able to take action if your child were to be injured by a poorly made bauble that you’d hung on you tree.
Get some advice about injury solicitors in Dunoon
If you have been hurt by defective Christmas decorations and want to look into the possibility of seeking compensation with the aid of good injury solicitors in Dunoon, you should call Accident Advice Helpline. Call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 today.
Date Published: 13th December 2013
Author: David Brown