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Considering Making A Child Accident Claim?

Accidents which involve children can be an extremely distressing experience for parents and/or carers (and, of course, the child in question).

More often than not the injuries suffered by the child are of a serious nature, although minor injuries like slight scarring can also be pursued.

Claim Types

Types Of Child Accident Claims

  • Claims against schools
  • Injuries in the playground
  • Injured in the classroom
  • Accidents from falling from bicycles
  • Claims against social services
  • Car accidents involving children
  • Accidents or injuries whilst on school trips
  • Cycling accidents involving children
  • Accidents at theme parks or fairgrounds
  • Accidents or injuries whilst at nursery
  • Birth injuries resulting from medical negligence
  • Other types of medical negligence or clinical negligence involving children

A child can, of course, be injured almost anywhere and at any time but there are certain environments that are more prone to blameworthy accidents than others. Some of these are detailed below:

  • Accidents in schools e.g. a teacher has been negligent in providing first aid treatment to a child who has been injured on school premises
  • Accidents in nurseries e.g. a toddler has been hurt in an accident because there were no proper health and safety precautions put in place to prevent risks
  • Falling from heights accidents. This kind of accident can happen anywhere. One particular example is a municipal playground or privately owned amusement park where perhaps there has not been the necessary health and safety measures taken to prevent accidents or minimise dangers
  • Medical negligence claims can arise from a variety of situations. For example, perhaps there has been a late or wrong diagnosis of a child suffering from meningitis which has led to further physical impairment. Or perhaps there has been an error made while delivering a baby causing permanent brain damage

Who Can Make Accident Claims On Behalf Of Children?

Who Can Make Accident Claims On Behalf Of Children?

Satisfaction

I was a passenger in a car involved in a road traffic accident and suffered serious injuries to my right shoulder, my elbow and scarring to my forehead. I was unable to work for a long time. First Personal Injury dealt with my case from the outset. I never expected that I would receive £21,191.00 of compensation for my injuries and other losses I had as a result of the accident. I am delighted with the outcome of my claim and would definitely recommend First Personal Injury to anyone who wants to make an accident claim.

Natasha from Manchester
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If your child has had an accident and the blame is down to someone else then you as a parent or legal guardian are entitled to pursue a personal injury case on their behalf. Many child accident claims can lead to a high level of compensation amounts because the damage done seriously impacts the rest of their life and others’.

When your child reaches the age of 18 they then have 3 years from the date of the injury in which they can begin an accident claim if the parent hasn’t already done this.

Other losses can include those of a financial kind e.g. loss of earnings because a parent or guardian has had to give up their job to look after their child. If you have had to pay for medical expenses then you could also be reimbursed for this. The pain and suffering experienced by your child will be built into a compensation claim amount too.


How Can We Help?

Can First Personal Injury Help With Your Child Accident Claims?

We are dedicated to getting the compensation you are entitled to regarding all personal injury cases including child accident claims. Please contact our team of personal injury lawyers for more information: 0800 808 9740/.


Are You Entitled To Claim?

You could be entitled to an accident claim

You may be entitled to compensation for a range of compensation claims under accident claims. Our expert injury solicitors will help assess your potential claim going forwards and provide you with proficient advice.

Contact First Personal Injury to discuss your potential injury compensation claims today whether it is regarding accidents involving children or not, in confidence, by ringing 0800 808 9740 or by filling out the online claims form.

Have you been in an accident that wasn’t your fault?

If you or someone you know has been in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to accident claims compensation. Our expert personal injury solicitors are waiting to hear from you to assess your potential accident claim.

Contact First Personal Injury by ringing the number above or by filling out the online compensation form.


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