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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Specialist solicitors in Didsbury

    Specialist solicitors in Didsbury

    Didsbury is a suburban area of the City of Manchester. It derives its name from the Anglo-Saxon Dyddi’s burg, probably referring to a man known as Dyddi whose stronghold or township was on a low cliff overlooking a place where the river Mersey could be forded. In the 13th century, Didsbury was variously referred to as Dydesbyre, Dydesbiri, Didsbury or Dodesbury.

    Didsbury no doubt has children living there of school age. If any of them are injured in school through no fault of their own, their parents should speak with specialist solicitors in Didsbury about making a personal injury claim on their behalf.

    The accidents that could happen to your child while they are at school

    Schools take great care where matters of health and safety are concerned, but even then sometimes things go wrong and children get injured. A few examples of what could happen are:

    • They could fall on patio areas that have not been properly maintained;
    • They could fall down stairs that have a broken handrail;
    • Damaged furniture could harm them;
    • In older buildings, they could be exposed to asbestos;
    • They could have been asked to carry heavy objects without instruction;
    • They could have been injured playing sport;
    • They could have contracted food poisoning; or

    If any of these things happen to them and it was not their fault, there is cause for a personal injury claim using specialist solicitors in Didsbury.

    What does your child need to do when an 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. If anyone witnessed the incident, it is a good idea to get their details, as their statements may strengthen the case.

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    In most cases, the school is responsible for the health and safety of your child, and they will be insured for such eventualities.

    Claiming with specialist solicitors in Didsbury

    The easiest and least stressful way for you to make a claim on behalf of your child is to let  our specialist solicitors in Didsbury do it for them. With Accident Advice Helpline, 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 that your child receives the compensation they deserve for their injuries.

    Contact us on our freephone helpline number, 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of our friendly advisors, who will guide you through the process and deal with the situation efficiently. You can also call from your mobile on 0333 500 0993, or text ‘claim 365’ to 88010 and we will call you.

    Date Published: 14th December 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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