Compensation for an accident with faulty tools

Regardless of the trade that you work in, having the right tools to complete a job is essential right across the board and if you work in the trades and services industry you will be only too aware of this. The tools of your trade are something that you rely on and in many situations these can be tools which can become dangerous if they are not used correctly. If the break, you could be left with serious injuries.

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Although most tools are manufactured to the highest standards, this is not always the situation and in some cases you could find yourself the victim of faulty tools. In this situation you could look to make a compensation claim for any costs that you have incurred. 

What are some common examples of faulty tools?

Faulty tools can cause a number of potential problems, especially if you find the victim of problems which occur and in many cases they can lead to quite serious injuries. In general if you are working with power tools they will be quite sharp and any errors here, such as the splitting of a head piece or associated faults can lead to serious cuts and substantial injuries. In addition if these pieces come near your eyes through a failure to wear proper safety equipment you could find that you do sustain quite serious injuries. 

Where might I consider claiming for a faulty tools accident?

There are many situations where you could consider a compensation claim here. These situations commonly include:

  • Claims for poorly manufactured equipment
  • Claims for faulty equipment parts
  • Claims for the use of inappropriate materials in the manufacturing process
  • Claims for faulty safety equipment
  • Claims for poor repairs of tools.

Where can I get help with my claim?

At Manners Pimblett we are personal injury experts and as such we are here to help you throughout the claims process, every step of the way. Our team will work closely with you to ensure that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to.

To find out more, call the team today on 0845 077 0772. 

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