Injury To A Minor: The steps to making a child accident claim for compensation in the UK
Injury minor: A minor is the legal name for a person under the age of 18 years in England And Wales (In Scotland this age is 16 years of age)..
This index provides an overview to all the articles we have written describing all the steps in the UK to claiming compensation for injuries to children – from a description of the most common accidents to children, how to claim to funding your lawyer’s legal expenses.
How to use the injury to a minor compensation guide?
In this guide you will find links to our articles setting out answers to typical questions you will have when you are considering making a compensation claim on behalf of your child following an accident in the UK or overseas.
Headings are used to group articles under the relevant stage of the legal process. At the end of each page I have provided a link to the next page I recommend you read.
If your child has just had an accident I recommend you follow each heading in order – you will be taken through the most common types of injury to a minor, be shown the process for making an injury to minor claim and find out how to choose a UK accident child lawyer.
The Most Common Types Of Accidents Involving Children
Discover how to claim compensation for your child for the most common types of accident at school..
How to win compensation for an injury to a minor despite a claim of trespass by the land or property owner.
Making Your Child Accident Compensation Claim
How to make a compensation claim for your child following an accident In the UK.
Find why monies should be paid into the Court Funds Office and why a parental indemnity should not be used.
How payment of child compensation monies are apportioned when a child was financially dependent on a parent killed in an accident.
Finding And Funding A Specialist Child Accident Lawyer
Using a road traffic accident as an example – find out how to find a specialist lawyer to help you make a claim for an injury to a minor / child.
Click on this link to find out the best ways to fund the legal cost of your child’s compensation claim including no win no fee agreements and legal protection insurance.
Overview Of Child Injury Claims Process
Click child injury claims to see a one page quick overview of the process of making a claim on behalf of a minor in the UK.
Summary Of Injury To Minor Page
This page gives you the benefit of my extensive experience, over 20 years, as a specialist personal injury solicitor by guiding you through the most common types of accidents involving children, the unique process of making an injury to minor compensation claim and guidance to choosing the best specialist accident lawyer.
I recommend you:
Click injury to minor / accident at school to find out the most common types of school place accident that might cause an injury to a minor / child.