Infant boy cuts hand on bath

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15 September, 2009

A 22 month old boy who suffered a laceration to the base of his little finger on his left hand which was caused by a sharp edge on a metal strip in a bath was awarded £1,125 in compensation.

For the first few days following the accident he experienced sleep disturbance and wasn't his usual energetic self. The wound healed within 7-10 days. He was left with a V-shaped scar at the base of his little finger, yet opinion was that this would eventually fade over time.

The claim was made against the constructors of the bath.

Forbes' specialised Personal Injury departments have handled numerous accident claims similar to this. We operate on a no win, no fee basis and have solicitors who are members of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, and Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

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