No matter how safe an environment a childcare nursery creates, there will always be a possibility that a child under its care will get injured if there were not enough members of staff available to supervise. If you’re a parent, you’ll probably understand this all too well. Turn your back for a more than a second and your child will invariably have broken something or spilled something, or put themselves in a potentially dangerous situation.
Nine times out of ten, these types of accidents won’t result in injury, but occasionally they will. When you send your son or daughter to nursery, you’ll need to be prepared for the fact that he or she might get injured in the rough and tumble of play. What you won’t have to accept is your son or daughter being injured as a result of lack of supervision, regardless of whether the accident in question was technically his or her fault or not. If one of your children was to be injured due to a lack of supervision, there will be a chance that you might be able to make a claim for compensation after seeking out some advice on personal injury claims in Sutton Coldfield.
Nursery injuries and advice on personal injury claims in Sutton Coldfield
The great majority of nurseries in the UK are very careful to make sure that they have enough staff to look after all the kids they have in, but some are not as strict as they should be when it comes to numbers. It stands to reason that things may well go wrong if there are not enough members of staff at a nursery to look after all of the kids present, which is why there are very strict laws about children to carer ratio, which are largely dependent on the ages of the children concerned.
If you feel that you child was injured as a result of the nursery that you’re paying to look after him or her failing to make sure that it had enough staff on duty to look after all the children it was supposed to be in charge of, you might well decide that it will only be right to make a claim for compensation. Not only might you be able to claim a compensation pay-out for your child, you will also send a very strong message to the nursery owners that this sort of thing simply isn’t on.
Talk to Accident Advice Helpline
Call Accident Advice Helpline today for advice on personal injury claims in Sutton Coldfield on either 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 24th August 2015
Author: David Brown