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Mobility Device

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A mobility device or orthopaedic aid is used by someone with a disability to assist them with certain activities. Here at Hattons we understand how essential it is to users that a mobility device can be relied upon, as it is likely to be important to their safety and quality of life.

A list of all the different types of mobility device would be endless as the term covers a whole range of objects to make life easier for those with a disability such as wheelchairs, chair lifts, walking sticks etc. A mobility device can be used at home, at work, whilst travelling, whilst shopping, for bathing, walking or sleeping.

A Problem with Design or Manufacture of a Mobility Device Can Result in Injury

From time to time, things do go wrong during design or manufacture and people can be injured by a mobility device. A dangerous fault in any product can cause an accident to occur, which can result in the user suffering a personal injury.

The Sale of Goods Act states that all goods should be suitable for their purpose and of satisfactory quality. The Consumer Protection Act 1987 provides liability where a defective product wholly or partly causes harm. If the product does not conform to these and you are injured as a result you may be entitled to claim compensation.

Seek Legal Advice if You Have Been Injured by a Defective Mobility Device

If your injury was caused by a defective mobility device, it is advisable to seek legal advice from a specialist solicitor. Specifically in cases involving a faulty product such as a mobility device, you should try to retain the product and its receipt as evidence where possible.

If you would like more information or would like to make a mobility device compensation claim please call our friendly and professional team of solicitors on 0800 298 9690 or fill in the Claim Now form to the right of this screen.

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