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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

    Personal injury lawyer in Ramsgate

    A personal injury lawyer in Ramsgate can help you if you need to make a personal injury claim

    If you’re a tech enthusiast, what could be nicer than getting home from your local electrical retailer with the latest must-have gadget, be it a smartphone, a tablet or a wearable device? For many tech heads, the process of buying a new device, taking it home and removing it from its packaging is almost drug-like.

    Typically, electrical items come with a small amount if battery charge so as they can be used straight out of the box, but they soon need charging. Charging gadgets will typically be as simple as plugging them into a wall socket or a USB port on your computer, a job that will be made easier by the fact that the product’s manufacturer will have supplied you with the requisite lead.

    Unfortunately, charger leads have a nasty habit of going missing or failing to work. For some devices, it can be a pricey business to replace a branded charger, which persuades many people to head to online auction sites in search of cheap, generic alternatives. Doing so may save you a few quid, but could leave you needing the advice of a good personal injury lawyer in Ramsgate after suffering an electric shock from a badly-made, cheap charger.

    Knock-off chargers and how a personal injury lawyer in Ramsgate can help you claim compensation

    Although some big tech brands charge ridiculous amounts for accessories such as chargers, there is something to be said for buying gear for your gadgets that comes directly from their manufacturers. But as this can be expensive, many people decide to go for a less pricey alternative.

    Picture the scene; your tablet’s charger has given up the ghost, so you decide to order yourself a new one. You go to its manufacture’s website, only to find that a new branded charger will cost around £30. This seems like a bit of a rip-off to you, so you start shopping around. While checking out an auction site, you find a lead that will work with your slate on sale for just £2. You decide that it’s a no-brainer.

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    You plug your charger in when it arrives and it works like a dream, and continues to for many weeks. You pat yourself on the back for saving yourself a few quid. However, one afternoon you go to unplug your tablet from its charger, only to receive a nasty electric shock from it.

    Under these circumstances, you may be able to take personal injury lawyer Ramsgate action against the manufacturer of the charger or the retailer that sold it to you with the aid of a decent personal injury lawyer Ramsgate from Accident Advice Helpline.

    Date Published: 6th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

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