Lostwithiel is a small town in Cornwall, South West England situated on the estuary of River Fowey. It was previously a municipal borough but it is now a civil parish. Lostwithiel railway station lies between Plymouth and Penzance on the Cornwall Main Railway Line. There are several cultural festivals that are held every year.
There are several schools in the area. School children are prone to many accidents, which cause injuries. They can slip, trip and fall in the playfield if there are holes on a poorly maintained playground.
They can fall in class due to spillages on the floor. If your child gets injured in school and someone else was at fault, the first thing is to seek medical attention and then look for an injury claims solicitor in Lostwithiel who is ready to argue the case out, against the authorities.
One of the things you can do to ensure that the lawyer or solicitor you are hiring is the right one for you, is to ask for references of clients they have served previously but Accident Advice Helpline trained advisors are always ready to help you any day any time.
Seek help from Accident Advice Helpline
Accident Advice Helpline operates throughout the UK. We can help when you need an injury claims solicitor in Lostwithiel because we operate nationally. As a parent you can file a claim for a child who is below 18 years of age. Such lawsuits are complicated especially when the defendant is an authority like a school.
Winning claims through an injury claims solicitor in Lostwithiel
To win a personal injury compensation claim involving a minor, you need to prove that the child was not to blame for the accident and medical attention was sought.
An injury solicitor in Lostwithiel will represent the child as a claimant or the chid can make the claim within 3 years of reaching 18 years.
- Cuts-this is very common. A child can play with equipment that is not kept properly. Bandaging and at times, stitching is performed by a medical attendant.
- Food poisoning-ensure children wash their hands before eating. Contaminated food can cause food poisoning, which makes the child to vomit and diarrhoea.
- Strains and sprains-tendons and ligaments tear and over-stretch causing a twisted ankle, elbow, a sprained wrist etc.
- Knees and elbow injuries-the child may fall forward and land on the knees and elbows. A graze, bruise or a cut may occur. In some accidents dislocation of the kneecap or another part of the joint stretches out the ligaments and tendons.
- Dislocations-dislocated joints and bones are treated with fibreglass plaster or Plaster of Paris, splints and braces.
- Broken bones-children have fragile bones, which break easily when subjected to stress or pressure.
To get started today with an injury claims solicitor in Lostwithiel, get in touch .Call now on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 24th December 2013
Author: David Brown