How to be safe when you are shopping with children, and find injury claim specialists in Worcestershire if something goes wrong
Shopping with children isn’t the easiest thing in the world in the first place. When you are shopping with children you aren’t just looking out for the standard issues that you may come across when you are shopping, such as slippery floors, thieves, dangerous people and so on, but you also have to watch out for your children as well.
Children can often be less aware of the world around them, causing them to wander into potential problems and dangerous situations. Here are some ways that you can enjoy your day out shopping, do what you need to do, and keep your children safe at the same time.
- Hold their hands. If you have smaller children, the easiest way you can keep track of them and know what they are doing is to insist that they hold onto your hands when you are moving around the shops. Don’t let go and they won’t be able to wander off, and you can manoeuvre them so that they avoid any dangers.
- Keep them in a pram. Much smaller children may find it a struggle to walk around all day anyway, in which case you should just put them into a pram and make sure that they stay there all day. If you take them out, keep an eye on them and make sure that they are close by, but otherwise just keep them strapped in where you can see them.
- Watch them. When you have children that are older and don’t need to hold your hand or sit in a pram, you need to keep an eye on them at all times. Don’t let them wander off and try to encourage them to stay close to you as much as possible.
If your child has had an accident whilst you are out shopping, there is a chance that this injury will have been caused by the negligence of someone else, rather than any fault of yours or their own. You should think about calling the Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to injury claim specialists in Worcestershire about the possibility of making a compensation claim, and to decide whether or not you want to make a compensation claim.
These injury claim specialists in Worcestershire will let you know how likely it is that a compensation claim will be successful, and can pass you over to injury lawyers who will work on your behalf to get your claim processed. These injury claim specialists in Worcestershire are available 24 hours a day at the helpline, so you can always get the advice you need.
Date Published: 27th December 2014