Children injured in roof collapse seek compensationTwo children who were injured when a roof collapsed on top of them are seeking compensation, it has emerged.
According to a report in the Sheffield Telegraph, the brother and sister - who are now aged 13 and 17 - were involved in a boxing training session when the incident occurred.
It was being run by Herol Graham, who denies liability in the case, saying that the responsibility for the fabric of the building lies with the owner of the property he rented out to run his classes in.
He added that he was also placed in danger by the falling roof.
The legal team representing the siblings suggests that they are still affected by the events, which saw them hit by falling masonry.
Reportedly, the 13-year-old boy still experiences back pain and both the youngsters have psychological problems.
The incident occurred at the Rotherham Boxing Centre - which in situated in South Yorkshire - in July 2005.