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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 you are injured on a slide in a public park?


    We at Accident Advice Helpline can help you if your child has been injured on a slide in a public park. If the accident occurred due to the equipment being faulty or not being maintained properly, there’s a good chance you will be able to get compensation. Accidents on slides can occur for many reasons. For instance, they can be caused by faulty handrails or loose components. As long as the accident was the fault of the organisation in charge of the park, you may well be able to claim.

    You could also claim if you were the one injured whilst in the park. You will normally have a three-year limit for claiming, but if your child was the one that was injured on a slide in a public park, you can make a claim at any time up to their 18th birthday. Thereafter, they can claim in their own right within three years. It’s important to gather as much evidence as you can to strengthen the chances of the claim being successful. We can work with you to collect the evidence together if we think you do have a case.

    Gathering evidence if you are injured on a slide in a public park

    Evidence can include photographs of the injuries, the slide itself, witness contact details and correspondence from the company or organisation in charge of the slide. Make sure you keep evidence of any costs that have arisen due to the accident, such as receipts for medical treatments, tickets for transport to the hospital and more so we can get the money back for you. If you have lost earnings because of the accident, we can also get this back.

    What’s more is that we work on a no-win, no-fee* basis, so you don’t stand to lose out financially if the case is unsuccessful. To avoid wasting your time, we only go ahead with claims if we think we have a good chance of winning. We have been in the business for over 16 years and have worked on a huge range of cases since our inception. Accidents can be very upsetting for you and your child, but we can help you get compensation to offset at least some of your pain and suffering.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline

    To find out more, call 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 (mobile) today. You may also wish to use the 30-second compensation calculator on our site to see if you’re likely to have a case and how much you could be getting after being injured on a slide at a public park.

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    Date Published: May 6, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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