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Child injured by glass wins accident compensation

A 6 year old child from Brighton in Sussex, suffered cuts to her face when she fell through a glass door at the flats where she was living. The door should have been made of safety glass. If it had been, then the girl would not have suffered these injuries. The girl’s mother asked us to pursue a compensation claim on her behalf. Accidents involving children are common and we are regularly consulted by parents and guardians of children who have been injured. We agreed to take on the claim on a no win, no fee basis.

The child had to undergo significant medical treatment and a medical report from a plastic surgeon was obtained to support her legal claim.

The insurers of the flat put forward an offer to settle the claim. Because this was an injury to a child a barrister was instructed to provide a second opinion on whether or not the offer put forward was sufficient. The barrister concluded it was.

The compensation settlement also required the approval of the court. We therefore applied to the court and the judge approved the settlement. The agreed sum of compensation (£25,000.00) was then paid into the Court Funds Office to be invested for the child’s benefit until she reaches the age of 18.

Courts will sometimes agree to compensation being released to the parents if there is a financial need, and we are always happy to make that request.

Although the usual limitation date for a personal injury claim is three years, a child has until their 21st birthday in which to bring a claim on their own behalf. However, we always advise people to pursue children’s claims early on, as the later you leave it the greater the danger of important evidence being lost.

If your child has been injured by glass then call us now for free initial guidance on claiming compensation on 0808 139 1590.

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Accredited Solicitors

All of the solicitors on our team are accredited by the Law Society and are also regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

The right expertise

Your case will be matched to a lawyer who has the most relevant experience in that specific field and will obtain the best outcome for you.

Plain English

We appreciate you will want to know where you stand, free from legal and technical jargon, and we promise that's what we'll deliver.

Excellent Track Record

Our team of solicitors has successfully recovered millions of pounds in compensation for many people throughout the United Kingdom.

No Win No Fee

We offer a full no win, no fee service and fund all expenses, which means that if you don’t win, you won’t owe us anything at all.

Out of Office

We know that accidents don't always happen in office hours - our out of hours call minding service delivers when you need it.

Call 0800 955 1038 or email info@sbclaims.co.uk to find out where you stand

We’ve recovered millions in compensation for people throughout England & Wales. Wherever you are, we can deal with your claim and win you the compensation you deserve. Making your claim couldn’t be easier – start today by calling our team and we’ll talk you through your options.

Call 0800 955 1038 or email info@sbclaims.co.uk to find out where you stand

We’ve recovered millions in compensation for people throughout England & Wales. Wherever you are, we can deal with your claim and win you the compensation you deserve. Making your claim couldn’t be easier – start today by calling our team and we’ll talk you through your options.

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