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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

    Secondary school accident claim


    If you are a pupil or teacher and have been injured at school, then Accident Advice Helpline can assist you with a no-win, no-fee* secondary school accident claim. Trips, slips and falls are a regular occurrence, but if there was a third party to blame for any of your injuries, you have the right to claim for compensation. Our expert solicitors can work for you to secure a sum of money to cover the costs associated with your injuries. Call our free 24-hour helpline now or text “claim365” to 88010 to find out if you can make a claim.

    Accident Advice Helpline has built a reputation as one of the leading personal injury law firms in the United Kingdom during the last fourteen years. We are experts in secondary school accident claims and are here to provide you with advice and legal representation for your personal injury claim. We know every claim is different, so our solicitors will build a case just for you using the evidence and information from your accident. This evidence, in the form of medical documents, witness accounts and other details will make it easier for us to make a successful claim. To talk through your legal options with one of our helpful advisors, call 0800 180 1423 today.

    Get medical attention

    If you or your child was injured at secondary school, you are able to claim if the accident occurred during the last three years and a third party was at fault in some way. Medical staff must also have assessed you or your child at the time of the accident. Common school claims relate to trips or falls on school grounds, injuries caused by defective equipment, sports-related injuries and food poisoning. If you believe the accident could have been prevented, then the school may be liable and you could receive up to a six-figure sum depending on the circumstances.

    If you have been assaulted or attacked by a pupil or teacher then the rules regarding compensation are more stringent, so we recommend that you get in touch with us to see whether we can make a claim on your behalf. You can make a claim if you have slipped on a footpath that has not been maintained properly, for example. You could also claim if you were sitting on a structure or chair and it fell or broke beneath you – leading to cuts, bruises or broken bones.

    Report the incident

    You will need to prove that a third party was responsible for your injuries, so we recommend that you report the accident to a person of authority such as a head teacher or other member of staff after the accident. The school is required to note down accidents in an ‘accident book’ by law, so make sure any important details are written here. You may also want to take photographs of defective equipment to support your case.

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    Whatever your secondary school accident claim may be, Accident Advice Helpline will have a solution. There are no upfront fees so you do not even have to worry about funding it. A claim will help you and your family to recover from the accident and cover any costs associated with it.

    Date Published: November 4, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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.