Play Centre

Accidents In Play Centres

About Accidents In-Play Centres

Accidents in the play centre can be extremely stressful to anyone experiencing them and their families. Children are more prone to accidents; therefore, it is important to make sure play centres are safe environments. If the occupier fails to enforce reasonable safety, and a child or adult is involved in an accident, it can lead to serious accidents. If you have experienced an accident in a play centre, call one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side, we will make sure you get the highest possible compensation for your case, enabling you to get back to your daily life in no time.

Most common accidents in play centres

There is a range of accidents that can occur in a play centre, it is the occupier’s responsibility to lower the chances of an accident occurring, the most common play centre accidents include:

  • Slips, trips and falls are quite common in play centres. It is the occupier’s responsibility to train their staff to the best possible standard to lower the risk of trips, slips and falls from occurring, or warn the visitors of any hazard in the premises.
  • Faulty apparatus is also a big cause of accidents in play centres. It is important to keep all apparatus to a safe standard, carrying out regular maintenance checks to make sure that any faults are detected in a good time. Apparatus and toys in the play centre are used amongst children regularly, and regular wear and tear of apparatus can be common, therefore, they must be always kept to a good standard.

We advise that these are just the most common examples of accidents that can occur in a play centre, if you or your child experienced any form of accidents in the play centre, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side.

Who can claim for injuries that a child has experienced?

Anyone who has experienced injury under the age of 18 cannot make a claim by themselves and will need a “Litigation Friend”, this is someone who represents the child in a court process and makes all the necessary decisions concerning their injury caused by accidents in the play centre.

The litigation friend can be a parent or a guardian, however, anyone could be a child’s litigation friend, a family member is not always essential to play this role.

Occupiers duty of care

It is the occupier’s duty of care to ensure the safety of any visitors to a reasonable standard. They must do a range of things to keep the premises to a safe standard, there is a range of things they must do, including:

  • Adhering to the health and safety guidelines.
  • Carrying out regular maintenance checks to detect any faults in apparatus and machinery and solve them in a good time to the best possible standard.
  • Carrying out any risk assessments to avoid any hazards from occurring on the premises.

What should I do if I’ve been hurt in a play centre?

If you have been injured or hurt in a play centre, we highly advise that you contact one of our experienced solicitors at Solicitors On Your Side now, so you can come out with the highest possible compensation for your case. We advise that all cases require an extent of evidence to help get higher compensation, and the more evidence you can provide the more likely you are to receive higher compensation. Evidence to include:

  • Pictures and videos
  • Access any CCTV footage if you can
  • Witness reports
  • Medical reports

How we can help

Our experienced solicitors in occupier’s liability will help you get the highest compensation for your case; we will help you gather any necessary evidence to help with your case. We will treat your case in the best possible manner, allowing you to feel comfortable speaking your story in the best possible way. If you have experienced an injury on public premises, we highly advise that you talk to one of our experienced solicitors, we will help you determine how much compensation you may get and how long the process will last.

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