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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Can you claim if your child is hurt on a slide at the swimming pool?

    Has your child been hurt on a slide at the swimming pool? Was the accident caused by negligent staff or badly-maintained facilities? If so, there’s a big chance we will be able to help you get compensation. The compensation you get after an accident can help you cover a range of costs related to the accident, like lost earnings resulting from taking time off work caring for your child and more. We want to hear from you if your child has been hurt on a slide at the swimming pool in an accident that the staff and management could have prevented, so why not talk to us today to find out what to do next?

    Hurt by a slide at the swimming pool

    Swimming pools can get very busy, so it’s incredibly important that health and safety regulations are followed at all times. Examples of accidents, injuries and illnesses at and resulting from the use of swimming pools we’ve helped people get compensation for include gastric illnesses, falls that occurred because of inadequate supervision, near-drowning episodes, cuts, broken bones and more.

    Many claims result from swimming pools because of faulty equipment and inadequate signage. A large number of accidents happen because lifeguards aren’t paying attention or don’t have the experience or training needed to carry out their duties sufficiently. The amount of compensation paid out will depend on various factors such as the severity of the injuries and the cost of the accident. You do not need any money to start a claim with us, and we work on a no-win, no-fee* basis. If your child was hurt in a publicly-owned swimming pool and it wasn’t their fault, the council will normally be liable. Should they come to harm in a privately-owned pool, the owners will be held responsible.

    Getting in touch

    You can get a rough estimate of compensation and find out whether you’re likely to have a case by taking our 30-second test online. If you would rather skip past this step and speak to an advisor right now, this is no problem. Just call 0800 689 0500 if you are on your landline phone or 0333 500 0993 if using your mobile. We have a great deal of experience when it comes to helping people get compensation for accidents that happened at swimming pools and are confident we can deliver the exemplary legal representation you require.

    Date Published: May 9, 2017

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    Author: Accident Advice

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.