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Accidents Involving Children

Suffering an accident is traumatic enough for an adult; however the situation is made even worse when children are involved.

If you have been involved in an accident with your child, or you were injured in an accident before the age of 18, Croftons Solicitors can help.

Victims of an accident which took place when they were a child must make a claim within three years of their eighteenth birthday to be eligible for compensation.

After this has elapsed you will be unable to claim, making it essential to act as quickly as possible if you believe you have a valid case.

Making A Claim

In addition to the strict time limit on when a claim can be made, there are also several other considerations to take into account.

Claimants will have to prove that they did not cause or contribute to the accident which occurred, and must have sought medical attention for their injuries.

In cases where immediate compensation is being sought rather than claiming as an adult, a litigation friend can be appointed. A litigation friend acts on behalf of the child, and must be able to prove that there is no conflict of interest.

Contact Croftons Solicitors

In addition to providing support for compensation cases featuring accidents involving children, our solicitors can also help with a range of varied legal areas.

For example, if your child is injured by a faulty product, Croftons Solicitors can assist with a claim for product liability compensation.

To get in touch with Croftons Solicitors, call free on 0800 2800 094 or fill in the contact form to arrange a callback at a time which is more convenient to you.

Our friendly and professional team are on hand to answer any queries you may have, as well as advising on the next steps to be taken for a successful claim.

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