Can I claim compensation for Tassimo coffee machine burn? The plastic pot containing the coffee exploded while I was standing next to the Tassimo coffee machine and I was scalded on my arm which has now resulted in a scar.
Compensation for Tassimo Coffee Machine Burn
Eoin P. Campbell, LL.B., Solicitor
Editor in Chief

Question:

Can I claim compensation for Tassimo coffee machine burn? The plastic pot containing the coffee exploded while I was standing next to the Tassimo coffee machine and I was scalded on my arm which has now resulted in a scar.

Answer:

You should be entitled to claim compensation for Tassimo coffee machine burn, as the fault which was responsible for causing your injury has been identified by the American Consumer Product Safety Commission and was the reason for the Tassimo coffee machine recall in February 2012.

In order to support your claim for Tassimo coffee machine burn compensation, you should have had your injury treated by your doctor as soon as possible after the accident occurred. His examination of your injury will help to establish how severe the burn from a Tassimo coffee machine was, and what the chances are of your scar being permanent.

While his examination and prognosis will be recorded in your medical records, it would also assist your compensation for Tassimo coffee machine burn claim if you retained the T-disc which exploded or had at least taken a photograph of the scene after your accident happened to prove that the injury was caused by the recalled Tassimo coffee machine.

How much compensation for Tassimo coffee machine burn you may be entitled to receive will depend on the extent and severity of your injury. It may be necessary for you to undergo plastic surgery to remove the scar from your arm and the cost of this surgery should be included in your claim for Tassimo coffee machine burn compensation.

In order to get details of how to make a compensation claim for a Tassimo coffee machine burn, you are advised to speak with a personal injury solicitor at the earliest possible opportunity.