Our Guide To Using A Litigation Friend To Claim Personal Injury Compensation Find out what a litigation friend is: when you need one to help you claim compensation; who can be your litigation friend; how one is appointed, why the court must be involved to approve the settlement of your claim when you are assisted […]
Child Claims Process – Step By Step Compensation Guide
Child claims solicitor explains why making a personal injury claim on behalf of a child (a minor) follows a more complicated process than that for an adult, involving both a litigation friend and payment of compensation monies into the Court Funds Office.
Click an image below to select an article describing a particular stage in the child claims process or see our minor injury claims index setting out in order the different steps to claiming compensation for children together with an explanation as to how to claim for the most common types of accident involving children.
Injury To A Minor: The steps to making a child accident claim for compensation Claiming compensation for injury to a minor: A minor is the legal name for a person under the age of 18 years in England And Wales (In Scotland the age of legal capacity is 16 years of age). This index provides […]
Accident Child Claim: How to win compensation for a UK accident involving your child despite your child trespassing on another’s property or land Accident child claim: Find out when an accident occurs how your child can still claim compensation despite being considered a trespasser in the eyes of the law – several examples are given. […]
Child Accident: How to claim compensation for children following a UK accident Discover the legal definition of a child, why a child has until his or her 21st birthday to start a child accident claim, the purpose of a litigation friend, the court’s involvement in concluding your child’s claim and investing any compensation monies. Who […]
Child Injury Claims: UK Solicitor summarizes all the steps to claiming compensation and how the claims process differs than that for claims involving adults Child injury claims: Discover all the steps to making child injury claims in the UK, detailed pages setting out each type of common child accident, FAQ’s from previous site visitors with […]
Parental Indemnity: Is this the proper way to accept compensation on behalf of my child following a road traffic accident when I am his litigation friend? Parental indemnity: I was waiting in Cardiff at a set of traffic lights in my car with my wife and 5 year old child as a passenger when we […]
Accident At School: How to claim compensation for your child for the most common types of school accidents both on and off the school premises Discover the extra safety precautions that should be taken to avoid your child having an accident at school; the most common types of school accident your child might suffer whilst […]