Although many people are keen gardeners, even homeowners with no particular interest in gardening tend to try and keep their outdoor plots clean and tidy. In order to do this, people often need to use a variety of tools. Whilst some of these may be handheld and non-electrical, such as shears and secateurs, many people use electrical items in order to make the job easier.
For example, you may use a lawnmower or a hedge trimmer in order to make it easier for you to maintain your land. If you choose to do this, you should read the instructions carefully and maintain the unit well so that it remains safe to use.
However, if you find that the item is faulty in some way, it’s best not to use it at all. Any type of faulty electrical item can be dangerous and, if that item happens to have sharp blades, it could cause a very serious injury to occur.
If you didn’t realise the item was dangerous until after an accident has occurred, it will be important for you to access medical help straightaway and you should also consider making a claim for compensation.
Could a personal injury lawyer in Coupar help?
If you’ve suffered an injury because of a faulty item, you may want to return it to the store or shop that you bought it from. However, if you’re planning on making a compensation claim, the item may need to be inspected in order to prove that is was faulty.
If so, the manufacturers or the retailers could be held liable for your injuries and a personal injury lawyer in Coupar could help you to make a compensation claim against them.
As people can suffer serious injuries as a result of these types of incidents, such as cuts, lacerations and even the loss of a limb, it may be very important for you to obtain compensation. A serious injury can have a long-term impact on your life and you should ensure that you receive an appropriate amount of compensation.
Let Accident Advice Helpline assist you
If you’ve been hurt in the last three years, contact Accident Advice Helpline and find out more about making a claim. We work with solicitors all over Scotland and we can help you to access more information about working with a personal injury lawyer in Coupar.
Call us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and our personal injury team will be happy to assist you with your claim.
Date Published: 21st February 2014