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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

    Solicitors in Hambrook

    How to stay safe in the sun

    Whether you are on holiday to a hotter climate than you are used to, or enjoying a heatwave in your own country, there are certain things you need to do and avoid to enjoy your time spent in the sun completely safely.

    The sun elevates your mood and can make a day out that much nicer, but it can also cause damage to your skin and health if you are not able to look after yourself properly in the heat.

    Here are some tips for enjoying sunny days safely.

    Get the right sunscreen

    If you are out and about in the sun all day then the most important thing you can carry with you is a good quality sunscreen.

    You should reapply this periodically throughout the day to protect your skin, and should always choose an SPF protection which is really going to cover you. An SPF of 25 should be your minimum, and sunscreens often carry up to SPF100.

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    Cover up

    Although it may seem counter-intuitive to cover up in the heat, having physical barriers between your skin and the sun will be far more effective than even the strongest sunscreen.

    You don’t need to be wearing jeans and thick jumpers, as this will lead to heat exhaustion, but cover up with light, filmy layers that allow the air to circulate but also cover your skin. A hat is very helpful in the hottest weather as well.

    Stay hydrated

    Make sure that you are drinking more water if you are out in the sun all day, as this will replace the fluid you lose through sweating.

    Take a bottle of water with you and refill it throughout the day. Fruit and vegetables are also a great source of water.

    When you need solicitors in Hambrook

    If you have been injured or made ill in the heat, through the negligence of someone else, such as your employer, then you may have a good case for compensation. T

    he best way to find out whether you have a case for compensation or not is to go through solicitors in Hambrook, who can talk to you about what has happened and whether or not this is actually the fault of someone else.

    Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, to speak to the team about your situation. The team are friendly and helpful, and happy to offer advice and support as well as passing you over to our solicitors in Hambrook who will be able to help you.

    Your solicitors in Hambrook will work on a 100% no win no fee basis to get you the compensation you deserve, and will also work on your behalf, so that you shouldn’t have to go to court.

    Date Published: 31st March 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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.