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Accidents at School or College Compensation Claims

They say school days are the best days of your life. And for both teachers and students, working at a school or college should be a safe environment at all times.

Classrooms, playing fields and hallways are all areas to learn, exercise and socialise, and usually, this is exactly what happens. However, if someone does have an accident at school or on school premises, we can provide expert legal advice and help you, or your child get the compensation for an accident or injury.

Some examples of compensation claims from schools and colleges can arise from:

  • Trips or falls caused by poorly maintained floors, playgrounds or sports areas
  • Dangerous or defective equipment and fittings (for example poorly maintained chairs, desks or doorways)
  • Failing to grit walkways during icy weather
  • Inadequately supervised activities (such as science experiments or sporting events)
  • Failure to adequately supervise other students

Specialists in Accidents at School or College Claims

Our personal injury experts understand that as a parent or teacher, you want the children you care for to be safe. That’s why we’ll do everything in our power to get the compensation you deserve, leaving you to focus on getting well and back to school.

  • Led by Law Society Personal Injury Panel Member Jane Woodcock and Karen Smith, each has over 20 years’ experience of handling cases involving personal injury at school or college.
  • The wider team of personal injury solicitors specialise in accidents at school or college.

 

 

The Law Society Accreditation is only awarded to solicitors who meet the highest level of management and customer service standards. The schemes promote high standards in legal service provision and ensure that clients are easily able to identify legal practitioners with proven competency in given areas of law giving you added peace of mind when choosing a lawyer.

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Looking for help and don’t know where to start? We can help you find the information you need.

Making an Accident at School or College Claim

We will take the worry and hassle out of making a claim. Time limits will apply so please call us today for free initial advice and we’ll guide you every step of the way.

If you or a loved one has suffered an accident at school or college, please contact our dedicated work accident claims team today. We will guide and support you throughout your claim process and answer any questions you have without the use of complicated medical jargon.

Our Accident at School or College Experts

How much will my claim cost?

All accidents at school or college cases taken on by Hudgell Solicitors are handled on a no win no fee basis. This means that you will not have to pay any money up front and there will be no financial risk if your case is unsuccessful.

If your case is successful, you will only be expected to pay a contribution to your solicitor’s fees once the case has been resolved. The costs paid are usually a percentage of the compensation awarded and will be agreed before your case is carried out.

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"Damages for school pupil who suffered acid burns in lesson and wasn’t taken to hospital."

Karen Smith, Senior Litigation Executive and Manager of Personal Injury

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