If a child suffers an accident on a bouncy castle then it may be that the parent or carer of the child will be in need of bouncy castle accident advice. Making a personal injury claim on behalf of a child is sometimes needed as the child is too young to do this. Many injuries incurred on an inflatable are minor, such as cuts and bruises, but the risk of serious injury is there if children are not properly supervised. Adults can also enjoy bouncy castles, and if proper health and safety guidelines are not followed, an injury can result in a claim for compensation.
Bouncy castles or giant inflatables can be found at private events, such as a birthday party, or at bigger events such as village fairs or fairgrounds. If you see that a child is injured whilst playing on a bouncy castle, there are a few steps that should be taken to make sure that sufficient evidence is collated for a personal injury claim. The very first thing to do is to approach the child to find out the nature of their injuries and immediately contact an ambulance or medical professional in order to get treatment for the child’s injury.
For any further information concerning a personal injury claim for a child, Accident Advice Helpline should be contacted. Our 24-hour-a-day, 7-days-a-week helpline is free to use and can help an enquirer with answers to any questions they may have about making a compensation claim. There is also free legal advice available for anyone who has queries regarding their rights, or any other factors within the claims process.
While waiting for assistance to arrive, somebody should stay with the child. It is also very useful at this point if photographs of the child’s injuries can be taken. Photographs of the surrounding area should also be taken, as well as the exact location of the accident itself. A rough sketch could also be made of the area, and also a selection of notes should be made detailing the address, postcode and location of the accident, and a brief synopsis of the events before, during, and after the accident happened. If there are witnesses to the incident, they should be asked if they are willing to state what they have seen in order to support the claim. If the witnesses agree to testify, their names and phone numbers should be taken.
If you have any doubts as to the validity of the claim, or need any further bouncy castle accident advice, Accident Advice Helpline’s website contains a great deal of advice and information in relation to many different types of personal injury compensation claims. In order to find out approximately how much money you could expect to be awarded for your claim for compensation, there is a short form on our website that will tell you what you need to know within 30 seconds.