Compensation for an electric shock at home

Electrical appliances are common in the home and whether it’s turning on the lights, watching the television or even cooking dinner, chances are that a numerous times during the day you will have to interact with some form of electrical appliance. Although electricity does a lot to help us around the home, unfortunately it also can cause a number of problems if not handled appropriately and therefore precautions need to be taken.

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If you are the victim of an electrical shock at home either through poor wiring, poor repair work or simply a faulty appliance, you shouldn’t have to suffer in silence, and if you do find that you have been the victim in this way then you could look to make a claim to cover any potential compensation that you are entitled to.

What is an electric shock?

An electric shock occurs when a part of your body is subjected to a high current of electricity as the result of an accident or mistake and this can cause injury and damage to the nerves as well as other areas of your body if the shock is particularly substantial. The majority of electrical shocks result in burns, however if appropriate action is not taken they can also be fatal.

Where could an electric shock potentially occur?

An electric shock has the potential to occur in a number of different situations, but some common examples of where you might look to make a claim include:

Injuries which have been sustained by negligent repair work

Injuries which are caused by faulty wiring

Injuries which are caused by faulty appliances

Injuries which are caused by manufacturing defects

Injuries which are caused by poorly trained technicians.

How can Manners Pimblett work with me to complete a compensation claim?

If you are considering a compensation claim then chances are you will be looking for help with your compensation claim and that’s where the team at Manners Pimblett can help. Our team will work to get the compensation that you are entitled to, and ensure that it’s put firmly back into your pocket.

So what are you waiting for? Give us a call today on 0845 077 0772.

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