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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 claim classroom fall compensation


    Most people have a fall every now and then. It can be easy to do, especially if you aren’t looking where you are going. However in some instances the person who is injured was not the person to blame for what happened. For example if you are in a classroom you could end up being hurt because of negligence.

    Negligence means someone else has failed to do something that was required of them, or has done something negligent that has resulted in the accident taking place. For instance, in a classroom there will probably be storage cupboards, perhaps on the walls, and maybe a projector screen as well. If these are not properly secured to the walls, they could end up falling on top of someone. This in turn could lead to that person falling to the floor.

    How likely might it be that someone could be injured in a fall in a classroom?

    This is very unlikely. However if there is a hazard on the floor somewhere, someone could fall over it and fall to the floor. Any fall could mean that person might sustain an injury or two, and depending on its severity this might mean they are incapable of doing certain things for a time.

    Classroom fall compensation can be paid out in cases where someone has been hurt in a fall. While it is important to see whether any medical assistance is needed initially, it is also important to get the incident recorded in the accident book.

    Making a claim

    The process of making a claim may seem drawn out and complex to begin with. However if you can use the services of a professional injury compensation lawyer, it could be a lot easier than you think to get the job done. Accident Advice Helpline has a team of lawyers ready to assist with such claims, and this means it is worth giving us a call.

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    If you’ve suffered a fall in the classroom recently, call 0800 689 0500 to speak with our team. Classroom fall compensation could be in your future if you call us and can make a claim on a no win, no fee* basis. This means you won’t have anything to pay if your claim wasn’t successful. If it is, we’ll take a percentage of whatever you are awarded for your accident and injuries. It’s that simple.

    Date Published: November 30, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

    Category: Accident at school

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