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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

    Law firm in Winchester

    How to be safer with your alcohol intake and when to find a law firm after an accident involving alcohol

    Being safe and responsible around alcohol is the key to enjoying your nights out and your alcohol consumption consequence-free. Alcohol is not for everyone, but if you enjoy it there should be nothing holding you back from going out and enjoying a few drinks, as long as you are safe with it and don’t allow it to get you into any accidents or serious incidents.

    If you want to be safer with alcohol, it is possible to do this without bringing down your evening in any way, and you and your friends can use these tips so that every night out is a good one.

    • Count your drinks. Know how much you are drinking with every drink. Doubles are the same as drinking two drinks in a short space of time, whilst a shot counts as one drink even though it is usually used as a chaser with another. Make sure that you count the amount of alcohol in each drink to know how much you are drinking.
    • Drink soft drinks. You don’t have to stick to soft drinks all night, but if you drink one soft drink for every alcoholic drink you consume you should find that you don’t get as drunk and will also save money.
    • Try non-alcoholic cocktails. If you are looking for something with a nice taste that you can enjoy on a night out, without drinking too much alcohol, look for non-alcoholic cocktails, which taste just as good if not better and won’t add to your units.
    • Know your limits. Be aware of how drunk is too drunk for you, and know when to stop once you have started. If you are drunk then you don’t need to drink another alcoholic drink, as this will just push you over the edge.

    How a law firm in Winchester can help with your claim

    If you have been injured by someone who was under the influence of alcohol, it may be worthwhile speaking to a law firm in Winchester about making a claim for compensation. You need to find a good law firm in Winchester with a great reputation to ensure that you are as safe as you can be in your claim.

    If you are unsure about how to find a decent law firm in Winchester, you can try calling Accident Advice Helpline for help with your claim. The helpline is available on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, and will be able to provide you with advice and support in your claim, as well as an experienced lawyer who will work on your behalf, so that you don’t have to go to court.

    Date Published: 11th July 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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