Has faulty electrical wiring caused a Kingston upon Thames accident?
If you decide to purchase a new home, or you redecorate your existing home, you may need to hire an electrician to perform some of the work. Although a significant amount of electrical work used to be carried out by homeowners, stricter laws mean that even relatively small jobs must be carried out by a certified and qualified electrician.
If you decide to install new lights, or move existing lights in your home, this work can be carried out by an electrician or an appropriate tradesman. Similarly, if you have new items installed, such as an electric cooker or an LCD television, you may want to have them wired in by an electrician.
Whilst many people require the services of an electrician to carry out planned works, they may also need an electrician if there is something wrong with the electrics in their home. If things aren’t working as they should be or items are overheating when they are plugged in, it’s important to seek help as soon as possible.
If left unresolved, electrical problems could easily cause a Kingston upon Thames accident to occur and people could suffer serious injuries as a result. If, for example, electrical items regularly overheat when plugged in, they could easily start a fire in your home which could cause severe injuries, or even fatalities.
As most people rely on certified engineers to carry out electrical work in their home, there may be no way for them to check that the work has been performed correctly. Whilst it may be possible to get a second opinion from another contractor, not everyone has the funds to do this, so they may be forced to assume that the work has been carried out safely.
However, if the contractor hasn’t completed the work properly, you could be left at risk of injury or a Kingston upon Thames accident. If you have been hurt or suffered a Kingston upon Thames accident because of faulty electrical work, it’s likely that there will be an investigation into what caused the Kingston upon Thames accident.
As specialist engineers can often identify the cause of a Kingston upon Thames accident, it could be relatively easy for you to obtain compensation if a contractor is shown to be at fault. If you’ve been hurt by this type of Kingston upon Thames accident and your injuries occurred within the last three years, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline to find out more about making a claim for compensation?
You can contact us to find out more. Just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile phone and we’ll do everything that we can to assist you with your claim.
Date Published: 5th July 2014