UK solicitor explains how to claim compensation from a school for inappropriate and dangerous seating causing injuries to young children, such as cuts and scar injuries to the head. Parent of school accident victim question My son is age 5 and was running in the playground in his school in Glasgow in Scotland with some […]
Child Accident Claims Solicitors Personal Injury Blog
Our child accident claims blog sets out helpful hints to make a claim, legal tips from solicitors and answers to online questions.
If you child is suffered injury in an accident at school, in a shop, in a road accident or any other accident causing injury – a special procedure is required to claim compensation.
The child must have a litigation friend – in other words an adult who can provide instructions on behalf of the child, and any compensation monies must be authorised by a UK court and paid into the court’s fund office to be invested until the child reaches the age of 18 years.
In this blog you will find answers to questions from parents and other family members concerning an accident involving a child.
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Why Children Can Always Claim Compensation For Injuries In A Car Accident Or Other RTA I am often asked if a child can claim compensation for injuries sustained as a passenger in a car accident or other vehicle accident. The answer to this question is invariably, “Yes”. As the child is a passenger and not […]
How to find out where a child’s compensation is held following a car accident claim and how to access the money from the Court Funds Office when the child becomes an adult at the age of 18. Child car accident compensation claim question Myself & my seven-year-old son was involved in a car accident. As […]
UK fatal accident RTA solicitor explains how to claim compensation following the death of a child in a pedestrian RTA following a collision with a drunk motor cycle driver Fatal Pedestrian RTA victim question My 15-year-old son was crossing at a zebra crossing. Cars had stopped to let him pass and he was almost to […]
What you should do if you suffer a broken radius and the hospital fails to x ray your arm resulting in a later deformity lasting for life? Child Medical Negligence Question When I was 10 years of age I was involved in an accident at home which was my fault. I was taken to hospital […]
Can you claim compensation if your child is killed or seriously injured in a school bus or coach accident? Tragically the media is alight with serious road accidents involving school buses and coaches – the most recent being near Braithwaite in the Lake district in Cumbria and prior to that in Warwickshire. Regretfully, collisions involving […]
How is the process of making child accident claims different than that for an adult in the UK? Child accident claims involve some of the most vulnerable members of society and as such protections are in place to make sure children receive the correct amount of compensation and that money is protected until the child […]
How to decide the amount of compensation you should expect for child head injury claims Regretfully – children in the UK have many accidents. One of the most common types of accident is a child head injury. The law in the UK is designed so far as is possible to protect and compensate children in […]
UK car accident solicitor explains how long a child has to claim compensation when involved in a RTA, how whiplash symptoms can present themselves hours after an accident, a reduction in compensation for contributory negligence when not wearing a seat belt and how your motor insurer will defend a fraudulent claim at no cost to […]
UK solicitor explains the procedure for settling a child’s road traffic accident claim using a minor settlement court hearing or a parental indemnity form and when a child can access the compensation Road traffic accident victim question I was involved in a serious road traffic accident as a passenger when I was 10 years old. […]