When your take your child to nursery school, you expect that they will be looked after with the greatest care. Although accidents in a nursery school are commonplace, you don’t expect it to happen to your child. Some accidents are caused by the child’s curiosity while others may be caused by negligence on the part of employees that are meant to look after your child. Should such a situation occur, Accident Advice Helpline can offer helpful advice for injuries in Taunton Deane, however those injuries came about.
Children attending any educational institution, including a nursery, are owed a duty of car by the teaching and non teaching staff to ensure that they are provided with a safe and healthy environment. If this duty of care is not upheld, and your child suffers an injury, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim for your child’s injury.
Factors that lead to accidents in a nursery
Nursery accidents can be caused by:
- Defective areas within the school premises, they can be indoor or outdoor
- Defective equipment such as toys, desks, chairs
- Unsupervised play time, sporting activities, trips
- Poorly maintained outdoor playground equipment like swings
- Food poisoning due to poorly stored foods and drink or improper preparation
- Slip, trip and falls due to spillages not immediately cleaned or badly maintained surfaces like pavements and stairs
Helpful advice for injuries in Taunton Deane to nursery school children
In case your child is unfortunate enough to suffer an injury in an accident in a nursery school, the best helpful advice for injuries in Taunton Deane nursery schools, notwithstanding who is at fault, begins with taking your child to a trained medical professional to get him/her examined to determine the extent of their injury.
As soon as your child is out of immediate danger or harm, you can get in touch with our personal injury solicitors for help with personal injury in Taunton Deane.
Are you worried about the solicitor’s fees?
You shouldn’t. Legal fees should be the last thing on your mind if the accident that led to your child suffering an injury was caused by someone else’s actions or inactions. When our personal injury solicitors, who work on a no win no fee basis, take on your claim, you are assured peace of mind from any financial strain as you pay no upfront fees.
If our personal injury solicitors access your situation and believe that you have a valid claim, then you will need to provide them with evidence to prove that the nursery is to blame for your child’s injury. These can include witness accounts and contact details, medical reports detailing the severity of the injury and any expense you incurred following the injury to your child.
You can rely on Accident Advice Helpline for help with personal injury in Taunton Deane
Give us a call on our accident helpline numbers – 0800 689 0500 if you are calling from a landline or 0333 500 0993 if you are calling from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 18th November 2015