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More than 10 children a week are securing compensation for injuries sustained in classrooms, sports fields and playgrounds. Information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act shows that last year there were nearly 400 successful claims, with more than £2.25m in compensation being paid out to pupils who have had accidents at school.

Successful compensation awards include:

  • £33,500 awarded to a pupil who missed the safety mat when performing the high jump in a PE lesson

  • £23,000 for a pupil who slipped on ice at school

  • £3,000 for a child’s hair catching fire in a lesson

  • £1,000 for burns caused by a glue gun

John Ransford, chief executive of the Local Government Association, said: “Where people have a legitimate claim for compensation it’s important they are able to get the damages they’re entitled to, and that the organisation involved is able to learn from anything that went wrong.”

If you or a family member suffer an injury at school that wasn’t your fault you may be able to make a claim for compensation for your injuries contact our specialist personal injury lawyers for immediate advice. Call Actons laywers free on 08081 355 355 or click here to start your claim now.

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    Take a look around our site to find out what your claim may be worth. When you are ready, get in touch with our friendly staff to begin your claim.

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What is my claim worth?

What your claim is worth depends on a number of factors. We have broken down the different injury types into categories to help you find out.

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