Has your mobile phone caused a Lancashire accident?
In order for an item to be approved for sale, it generally has to go through a series of tests to ensure that it’s safe for members of the public to use. When a design or a product is new or innovative, it might be subject to even more rigorous tests. If, for example, a laptop was launched with completely new technology, it may spend weeks or months being tested to ensure that the new technology is safe to use.
Despite this rigorous testing process, it is possible that potentially dangerous items can get to the market and a Lancashire accident could occur as a result. Although companies do attempt to recall items if it becomes apparent that they are at risk of causing a Lancashire accident, sometimes a potential fault doesn’t become apparent until an injury has already occurred.
Although most of us use a mobile phone on a daily basis, there have been some reports about specific handsets causing injuries. In order to try and prevent a mobile phone-related Lancashire accident, it’s important to follow the instructions you received with your handset. For example, manufactures often advise using certain types of accessories in order to reduce the risk of injury. If you buy a generic charger to charge your handset, rather than a branded one, you may be putting yourself at a higher risk of a Lancashire accident occurring.
If you have suffered a Lancashire accident because of a mobile phone or an electronic device and you followed the instructions, it may mean that the manufacturer is responsible for the incident. If a design or manufacturing fault has led to a Lancashire accident occurring, there’s a good chance that you could make a successful compensation claim against them.
In addition to having the handset fully replaced, it may be possible for you to claim monetary compensation for your injuries as well. If you were hurt because of a mobile phone but you didn’t realise that you could make a compensation claim, it may not be too late for you to obtain compensation for your injuries. If the incident occurred within the last three years, you could still be eligible to make a claim and we may be able to help.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we have over a decade of experience helping claimants obtain compensation following an accident and we could help you too. If you’d like to find out more about how to make a claim after a Lancashire accident, why not contact a member of our team today?
We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you can get in touch with us whenever you need to and we’ll always be happy to assist with your claim. Just call Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile to find out more or to make a claim!
Date Published: 5th July 2014