It may sound quite fanciful, but believe it or not, in July 2014 several newspapers revealed that multiple people had been injured in accidents that were not their fault that were caused by exploding manhole covers. That’s right; exploding manhole covers. At the time of writing, there was speculation that these explosions could have been caused by damaged underground electric junction boxes that were caused by the previous year’s exceptionally heavy rainfall.
Some experts suggested that the problem could have been caused by mistakes made by contractors working on underground junction boxes that resulted in rain water gaining access to them. If you’re ever injured in an accident that was not your fault that came about as a result of an exploding manhole cover, there will be a chance that you might well find yourself in a position where you may be able to take action against the negligent party that caused the problem with the help of a top 100% no win no fee South Northamptonshire law firm.
Exploding manhole covers and South Northamptonshire law firm action
Imagine that you were out for an evening stroll. You’ve perhaps enjoyed a late supper and decided that it will be a good idea to walk instead of taking public transport. Quite understandably, the thought of being injured by an exploding manhole cover and then having to seek the advice of a South Northamptonshire law firm with a view to taking some form of 100% no win no fee South Northamptonshire law firm action is very far from your mind indeed.
As you’re walking along, you hear a massive bang and a bright flash of light just in front of you. A large piece of debris hits you on the head causing you to fall to the ground. You later develop the symptoms of a whiplash injury. It transpires that a manhole cover in the pavement in front of you exploded for precisely the reason mentioned above. Under these circumstances, you might well find yourself in a position where taking some form of 100% no win no fee South Northamptonshire law firm action might be a possibility.
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If you were to suffer an injury in an accident that was not your fault under these circumstances, you will need the help and assistance of a top 100% no win no fee law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline, not least because it might be a struggle to prove liability in cases such as these. Call one of the above numbers today to find out if you might qualify for 100% no win no fee personal injury compensation or complete the 30-second test which will let you know if you qualify for compensation and give you an estimate of how much it might be.
Date Published: 20th July 2014
Author: David Brown