Schools have a legal obligation to protect all those who work or study within it. Claims against schools can arise from a number of instances when an individual is hurt through no fault of their own.
Claims against school usually involve the following types of people:
Schools must take necessary measures to prevent accidents. Here are examples of the some of the actions schools should undertake to ensure safety:
Claims against schools can begin once there is enough evidence to show that the school was responsible for an injury caused. It could be broken equipment that has caused a deep cut in your hand; a playground brawl that was not supervised or perhaps a slip on wet flooring when a visitor has come into the reception.
Claims against schools can also be made by teachers who have been attacked or cleaning staff who have not been given correct training. Because of the wide variety of possible injuries within a school setting, it is advisable that you seek the help of a professional personal injury lawyer.
Because schools are run by the local authority, your claim will be made against the local council. Jefferies Solicitors have experience in working with people and dealing with a wide range of claim types, including claims against the council. We understand the difficult circumstances which have led to the decision to pursue a claim. We will work with you and explain the process without the legal jargon to help you receive the amount of compensation you deserve.
Make a claim now by calling 0800 342 3206 or
Please call our team on 0800 342 3206 or get in touch online to begin the process. Time limits for claims do apply so it is advisable to begin accident claims against schools as soon as possible.
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