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Child accident & injury compensation claims

If your child has been involved in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, our specialist child injury claims solicitors are here to help. Our team of child accident claims solicitors have vast experience in all aspects of personal injury claims involving children. We can offer a no win no fee agreement, which means that there are no up-front costs, and you don’t have to worry about the cost of the claim if it is not successful.

Our child accident claims solicitors recognise that what can often appear to be a minor injury at the outset, may in fact leave a lifelong impact, both in terms of physical and psychological symptoms. We understand the importance of looking forward and ensuring that all aspects of the child’s life are considered to make sure that they are properly compensated if they are injured as a result of someone else's negligence.

Dealing with child cases requires that extra degree of expertise and sensitivity, which we at Stephensons are able to deliver. We are able to deal with all types of compensation claims involving children. Contact our legal team on 0161 696 6235 and you could secure the compensation that your child and your family deserves.

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What is a child accident & injury compensation claim?

A child accident and injury compensation claim refers to seeking legal compensation on behalf of a child who has suffered injuries or accidents due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. It aims to provide financial assistance to cover medical expenses, loss of parental earnings and support for the child's recovery and future well-being.

Why choose our child accident and injury solicitors?

When it comes to child accident and injury compensation claims, choosing the right solicitors can make all the difference. At Stephensons Solicitors we have a team of expert legal advisors who specialise in personal injury cases involving children. We understand the unique challenges and complexities that come with such cases, and we are dedicated to providing the best possible legal representation for our clients.

Our personal injury lawyers are experienced in handling a wide range of child accident and injury claims. We work tirelessly to ensure that our services are constantly evolving to meet the needs of our clients. No matter what your child has been through, we will fight to get them the compensation they deserve.

We believe that every child deserves justice, which is why we offer a free consultation to assess whether you have grounds for a compensation claim. Even if you are not sure if you have a case, give us a call and we will be happy to help.

Our commitment to excellence is recognised in the legal industry. We were awarded 'Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year' at the prestigious Manchester Legal Awards, and we have been commended in The Times Best Law Firms. Trust Stephensons to handle your child's accident and injury compensation claim with care, compassion, and expertise.

Who can our child accident and injury solicitors help?

At Stephensons our team of compassionate and experienced child accident and injury compensation claims solicitors are here to provide you with the support and legal expertise you need during difficult times. With our extensive knowledge of the law and a track record of successful outcomes, we are dedicated to helping you seek justice and secure the compensation your child deserves. Whether your child has suffered a slip, trip or fall, a road traffic accident, or any other type of injury caused by someone else's negligence, our solicitors will guide you throughout the entire claims process, ensuring your rights are protected and your child's future safeguarded.

Can I claim compensation for a child accident?

Yes, you may be able to claim compensation for a child accident, depending on the circumstances. It is recommended to consult with a personal injury lawyer who can assess the case and provide legal advice tailored to your specific situation.

Can a child claim damages?

In some cases, a child's family may be able to claim damages on behalf of the child if they have suffered harm or injury under the age of 18. However, the eligibility to claim will depend on various factors and the circumstances of the incident. Get specialist legal advice to find out if you can claim compensation.

Can I claim if my child is injured at school?

It may be possible to claim compensation if your child is injured at school in an incident that someone else was liable for. It is advisable to consult with a personal injury lawyer to understand your rights and options in your specific situation.

Can you claim for a child in a car accident?

Yes, you can claim on behalf of a child involved in a car accident, if they have suffered injuries or damages. The child's parent or legal guardian can make a personal injury claim or a claim with their insurance company to seek compensation for medical expenses, pain, suffering, and other related losses resulting from the accident.

Who can claim compensation for a child accident?

Parents or legal guardians can claim compensation for a child accident on behalf of the child if they are under the age of 18. They can seek compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and any other damages resulting from the accident.

How much compensation do you get for child whiplash?

The amount of compensation for child whiplash can vary, depending on the severity of the injury and the circumstances of what happened. It is best to consult with a personal injury lawyer for an accurate evaluation of the case.

What is the time limit to make a child injury claim?

The time limit to make a child injury claim can vary, depending on the specific circumstances of the case and the age of the child when it happens. It's best to get tailored advice from a specialist solicitor as they will take your individual circumstances into account when evaluating the claim.

How long after a car accident can a child claim?

The time limit for a child's family to make a claim on their behalf following a car accident in England and Wales is any time before their 18th birthday. If they do not do so, and the child wishes to bring their own claim after they turn 18, they have three years to do so.

How do I determine who is liable for my child's accident?

To determine liability for your child's accident, you should consider the circumstances and gather evidence such as witness statements, photographs, and medical records. Consult with a lawyer who specialises in personal injury law to properly assess your case and determine who might be liable for the accident.

What evidence do I need to gather to support my child's accident claim?

To support your child's accident claim, gather evidence such as photographs of the accident scene, medical records detailing injuries and treatment, witness statements, and any relevant police reports.

What happens to children's compensation?

Children's compensation usually goes towards meeting their immediate, needs such as education, healthcare, food, clothing, and shelter. In some cases, the compensation may be held in a trust or managed by a guardian until the child reaches a certain age, when they can make decisions about their finances.

Contact our child accident and injury solicitors

If you believe you may be entitled to seek compensation for your child's accident or injury, our experienced solicitors are here to assist you. Contact us at 0161 696 62359 or fill out our online enquiry form to discuss your case and explore your options.

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