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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

    How to avoid accidents in schools


    When you send your child off to school you expect them to have an enjoyable day and come home safe at the end of it. If your child has been injured in an accident at school, it’s normal to be angry and wonder what has gone wrong. Accidents in schools can happen at any school, at any time, and if your child has been injured, Accident Advice Helpline could help you get the compensation you deserve, on a 100% no win, no fee* basis.

    How did your child’s accident happen?

    If your child has been injured, you’ll probably find yourself questioning why their accident happened. Accidents at schools can happen for a variety of different reasons, and it’s generally due to either poor supervision, staff negligence or faulty equipment. For example, if your child has fallen off a climbing frame in the playground and suffered a head injury, it could have been caused by lack of supervision by staff, or a faulty climbing frame which broke as they were using it.

    The majority of accidents can be avoided by implementing health and safety procedures and ensuring that equipment is safe to use and staff have the training they need to carry out their jobs safely. If you feel that your child’s school could have taken steps to prevent their accident from happening, then you may have a viable personal injury claim. Even if your child has suffered minor injuries, they may still need to take time off school to recover, which can affect their learning as well as their confidence – and you may suffer loss of earnings due to taking time off to care for them.

    Claiming compensation after your child’s accident

    Sometimes accidents in schools are nobody’s fault, but if you feel that your child’s school has been negligent, then Accident Advice Helpline can help you get the compensation you deserve. You can get in touch with us by calling 0800 689 0500 to find out more about the claims process and see if you have a viable claim. Our team of expert advisors are on hand offering confidential, no-obligation advice which could help you decide whether claiming is the next right step for you to take.

    You could even head for our website right now and take the 30-second test to see how much compensation you could be entitled to receive after your child’s accident at school.

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    Category: Accident at school

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