Claimant | Definition

A Claimant in a personal injury claim is an injured person who is making a claim for compensation against the party responsible for their injury (the Defendant).

If the claimant is an injured child (or is otherwise unable to manage a claim themselves), a friend or family member can act as a litigation friend to handle the claim on the claimant's behalf.

See also:

Child injury compensation claims

Can I make an injury compensation claim?

How much compensation can I claim for a personal injury?

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