How to find a law firm if your child is injured
A parent’s worst nightmare is that their child will fall ill or be injured when they are not watching them. Unfortunately, it is simply impossible for you to keep an eye on your children at all times, even if both you and your partner are sharing in watching them. Children will always find a way to get out of sight, and you are bound to have to do things of your own other than simply watch your children.
If you are in someone else’s house, or even in your own, your children should know the rules and you should put safety measures into place so that your children will not be injured in the home.
- Educate your children. Because it is impossible to always be watching your children at all times, knowing that they know how to keep themselves safe can be a great help. Teach your children about the dangers in the house, and how to avoid being injured, and reward them for safe behaviour.
- Keep kids out of the kitchen. Let children know that they should avoid the kitchen altogether if you are not there watching and looking out for them. Knives, sharp edges, and heat sources can cause serious accidents if you are not around to prevent them.
- Walk, don’t run. Make sure that your children are always calm in the house, as running around has great potential for causing accidents. Let them run about all they want in the garden, but stop them from running in the house.
- Install gates on stairways. Children can injure themselves badly on stairs when they are small. From when they are old enough to crawl, have gates installed so that they cannot take the stairs on their own.
Claiming with a law firm in Abertillery
If your child is badly injured in someone else’s home due to that person’s negligence, a law firm in Abertillery may be able to help you to make a claim for compensation. If you can find a good law firm in Abertillery, then you will work with experienced injury lawyers who can walk you through a claim and make it easier on you.
If you cannot find a law firm with whom you want to work, try calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. The helpline can provide you with an experienced personal injury lawyer, as well as advice and support throughout your claim.
If you decide to go ahead with a claim, you will be teamed with one of our lawyers who will work on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis to get you the compensation you deserve.
Date Published: 25th July 2014
Author: David Brown