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Child Accident Claims

How Thompsons Solicitors can help trade union members make a Child Accident claim

Accidents involving children are sadly not uncommon in the UK and can have a devastating effect on the family involved. Thompsons Solicitors’ experience of child accident claims is that many trade union members are unsure whether, as parents or guardians of children who suffer personal injuries, they are entitled to make a claim on their child’s behalf through their trade union legal scheme

"Without the legal weight and expertise from Thompsons and my union, I’m certain I wouldn’t have been properly compensated for what happened to me."

Paul trade union member

If you are the parent or guardian of an injured person under the age of 18, and you are part of a trade union, you can access free legal advice and representation with Thompsons Solicitors. A child accident compensation claim can be started any time after your child’s injury occurred, up until their 18th birthday. After this, they have three years to make a personal injury claim themselves.

For more than 90 years, Thompsons Solicitors has helped the families of thousands of trade union members secure personal injury compensation in a wide range of claims involving road traffic accidents, medical negligence, serious injuries, and accidents in public places.

By choosing Thompsons Solicitors to pursue a child accident claim, trade union members will receive free legal advice and guidance throughout their claim and will keep 100 per cent of the compensation secured.

Our personal injury solicitors will always work hard to secure the maximum compensation for injured family members of UK trade union members, as fast as is possible. In the case of a very serious child accident claim, we will also ensure you receive interim payments to support your child’s rehabilitation and recovery by funding services such as physiotherapy, speech therapy or counselling and making any changes necessary to your home or living environment. Thompsons Solicitors’ child injury compensation specialists focus on providing trade union members with the right support to help their families rebuild their lives after injury.

If you would like to make, or enquire about, a child accident compensation claim, do not hesitate to contact Thompsons Solicitors today. You call can our friendly team on 0800 0 224 224 or, alternatively, fill out our online personal injury claim form and our experts will be in touch with you within 24 hours to discuss things in more detail.