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What to do if you are injured on a playground or park: 

1. Take photographs- If you, our your child, are unfortunate enough to be involved in a playground accident, it is important to take pictures of the defective, or poorly maintained playground equipment that has caused you, or your children, to be injured. If you have suffered a trip or a fall, then take pictures of the defective floor, including any holes, debris or objects nearby.  
 
2. Get the details of any witnesses- If there are witnesses to the incident we always recommend that you approach them and obtain names, contact telephone numbers, and Facebook or Whatsapp details so you can keep in touch, should you need their assistance to prove liability to the park owner, or local council.  
 
3. Make a formal complaint- If a park warden is present, ensure that you complete a full accident report, and sign the report or accident book. If the accident happened on a school playground, then a teacher should always be informed, with first aid sought, and again, an accident report prepared with mum and dad being informed of the incident. Always check that the entry in the accident book is accurate as this is often used as evidence later in your claim. 
 
4. Obtain any CCTV footage- It is also worth asking if there is any CCTV of the incident that caused the injury and the playground accident.  
 
5. Seek medical treatment for any serious injuries- Always look after your health and if in doubt, contact your GP or attend the local Emergency Department for treatment. Your medical records can be obtained and provided to any medical expert later in your claim.  
 
6. Get in touch with an specialist solicitor- Contact MG Legal’s Playground and Park personal injury compensation solicitors and we will get straight to work on your behalf. 
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