Injuries are a natural part of everyday life. Most people will have at least one bruise on them at any one time which they don’t know how they got, and even things like grazes and small cuts can appear without you noticing. However, bigger injuries can occur as well, and the more serious of these can lead to infection and illness, or even broken bones. For this reason it is important to be careful as you go about your day to day life, to give yourself a better chance of steering clear of the more serious accidents and injuries you might be at risk of. Some ways in which you can protect yourself from being injured on a standard day include:
- Always ask for help. It is very easy to injure yourself if you do not know exactly what you are doing with any new task. Always ask for training or help when performing a new task for the first time, whether at work or at home. Once you know what you are doing then you will know forever, so it is worth taking the time out at the beginning to save yourself an injury.
- Wear the right clothing. This can translate into many different areas of your life, perhaps even everywhere! Wearing the right clothing day to day means staying warm and dry, and protecting your body from harsh conditions. But for work or travelling you should also ensure you are wearing any relevant safety equipment (such as helmets or goggles).
- Hire a professional. It is always better to get a professional to do any job which requires skill. If you are a skilled electrician, for example, then feel free to fix the electrics in your home, but for the sake of saving a few pounds it is not worth risking an accident.
- Read the instructions. This can apply to almost every area of your life. When you have a new product, piece of equipment, even packet of food, read the instructions before you do anything else. Just assuming that you know what you are doing can cause an accident, as you may inadvertently do the wrong thing and not know how to remedy the situation.
When to make a no-win, no-fee Dulwich claim
If you have been injured as the result of an accident which was not your fault then you may be able to make a compensation claim. Accident Advice Helpline has over 15 years’ experience in the field of no-win, no-fee Dulwich compensation claims, and works with dedicated and experienced personal injury lawyers to get you the compensation you deserve.
You can call the helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the team about your accident, and they will help you to decide whether or not you have a good enough case to make a no-win, no-fee Dulwich claim. If you do then you are under no obligation to proceed, but expert personal injury lawyers will work on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis to process your claim. Our injury lawyers will also work hard on your behalf to reach a settlement without the need for you to go to court.
Date Published: 15th August 2017
Author: Jan Newell