An injury lawyer in Inveraray for your kids
Inveraray is a royal burgh in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is the traditional county town of Argyll and ancestral home to the Duke of Argyll. The youngsters that live there need to be educated just like the rest of the youngsters nation wide. Unfortunately, accidents happen in schools and if your child has had an accident at school that was not their own fault, you may need the help of an injury lawyer in Inveraray on their behalf.
The accidents that would mean you need an injury lawyer in Inveraray?
Any number of things could go wrong while you child is in the school buildings or grounds, such as:
- They could slip or trip on a footpath that has not been properly maintained
- They could fall down wet stairs, or stairs could have a broken handrail
- There could be damaged desks or chairs that they are hurt on
- In older buildings, they could be exposed to asbestos
- They could have been asked to carry heavy objects, without being shown the proper way to do this
- They could have been injured playing sport
- They could have contracted food poisoning
- They could be assaulted or attacked
If any of these things happen to them and it was not their fault, there is cause for an injury lawyer.
What does your child need to do when the accident happens?
They should report the accident to a teacher or someone else in authority. The school needs to remove whatever the hazard is to avoid it happening to another child and they need to record it in an accident book.
How do we make an accident claim?
In most cases, the school is responsible and they will be insured for such eventualities. In the case of the child being assaulted or attacked, it depends on the amount of teacher supervision – if no teachers were around when there should have been, it could still be the schools responsibility. There is also the chance though that this sort of attack would involve the police and then it may be criminal injuries compensation that has to be claimed.
The easiest and least stressful way for you to make a claim on behalf of your child is to let Accident Advice Helpline do it for them. It is unlikely that they would have to attend court and there are a lot of cases that we can deal with over the phone. We have the expertise needed to deal with these types of claims and to ensure your child receives the compensation they deserve for their injuries.
Contact us on our helpline number, 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 and speak to one of our friendly advisors, they will guide you through the process and deal with the situation efficiently.