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Claiming compensation for injuries

There are many causes of injury from road traffic accidents to work related incidents. Despite taking care, accidents invariably happen to us all, and if one suffers an injury, then it is advisable to seek legal advice.

Defective product liability claims

If you have been injured, or suffered other damages caused by a product you used, It may be possible to claim compensation. There are three types of defective product liability claims.

  1. Manufacturer mistake

This is the most obvious type of defective product liability. A defectively manufactured product is one that has a flaw, and is different from the regular product. If a component or part of the product were defective, then the product would fall into this category.

  1. Defectively designed products

In this product liability, the product’s design is inherently dangerous or defective. Defective design claims do not arise from an error in the manufacturing process, but rather involve the claim that the entire product range is dangerous, irrespective of the fact that the injury-causing product was perfectly manufactured, according to specifications.

  1. Failure to provide adequate warnings or instructions

The injury must be proven to have been caused from failure to warn or properly instruct.

Criminal injury claims

If you have been the victim of violent crime in the UK, you can claim for compensation. Should you fall into this category, you might ask yourself, why use UK Claim Lawyers? A good reason to use the services of an experienced legal team is the “no win, no fee” system under which they operate. This avoids the possibility of a high legal bill in the event you do not win your case. Most people would be reluctant to claim if they thought it might end up costing them money.

Injury while abroad

It might surprise you to know that in certain circumstances, one can claim compensation for injuries sustained while holidaying abroad.  This depends on how your holiday was booked. It must qualify as a package holiday, which means at least two elements, such as flights and accommodation, must be booked at the same time with a UK company. If your holiday falls into this category, you are eligible to make a claim for injury compensation.

Vehicle accidents

Road traffic accidents can be life-changing events, and are often traumatic experiences for the victims. If it can be proven that you were not negligent, then there is a good chance your claim will be accepted. Hiring an experienced solicitor is advisable, as he or she will gather the relevant information, and will be able to tell you if you have a case for injury claims. Usually any personal injury costs would be covered by the negligent person’s insurance policy, however, should that person be untraceable, or indeed have no insurance then you can still make a claim with the Motor Insurers’ Bureau, a government body set up to cover this situation. Any traffic accident is unpleasant and should you receive injuries, a qualified lawyer will handle your case, taking away the stress, and hopefully you will be awarded sufficient compensation for the injuries you received.


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