Parents of school children who get injured at school locally through no fault of their own, sometimes turn to a law firm in Caldicot to help them to launch a claim for compensation.
The common types of injury that take place at school
Some of the types of injuries that take place at school that a law firm in Caldicot are asked to help with include:
- Slips, trips and falls within the school building and/or premises
- Injury caused by defective equipment like chair, desks, or equipment
- Being exposed to asbestos in the school premises and developing an asbestos related disease
- Being asked or instructed to lift heavy objects without appropriate training or equipment
- Being injured in a sports accident
- Suffering food poisoning
A number of claims are also regularly made for children being assaulted or attacked at school. If the assault is carried out by a member of school staff, or an outsider, there may be a case to be answered; but if the assault was carried out by another child, that can prove difficult. The best thing is to seek advice.
Accident Advice Helpline for your law firm in Caldicot
To launch a successful claim for compensation, any law firm in Caldicot, or anywhere else in the country for that matter, will tell you that it is necessary to prove that the accident or incident that caused the injury, was the fault of a third party. It could be for example, that your child fell over in the playground, and as a result, broke a limb. If the cause of the fall was due to the fact that the playground was uneven, and had not been correctly maintained, the school may well prove to be liable.
With any accident that causes injury, (be it an accident that takes place in school, or one that happens in the home, or workplace), it is always a good idea to gather whatever proof and evidence that you can at the time of the incident. Ask around for witnesses and check if they are willing to corroborate your claim.,Ensure that if the establishment keeps an accident book, that the accident is correctly recorded.
In terms of finding out if you can make a claim and to get an estimate of the amount of compensation you could be entitled to, take our 30-second online test.
Using the no-win, no-fee services of Accident Advice Helpline is important for your financial health.
To find out more, call our helpline from any landline on 0800 689 0500, or you can call us from a mobile phone on: 0333 500 0993.