Have you suffered an injury whilst playing sports?
Due to their physical nature there is an understanding that one will sometimes sustain an injury as a result of exercise or taking part in a sporting event. There is no one to blame and a person is deemed to accept the risks that are incidental to a particular sport.
Sometimes however we suffer an injury that isn’t our fault and goes beyond that which is an inherent risk associated with the sport we are playing.
If this is the case you may be able to make a no win no fee sports injury claim for compensation.
At Ringrose Law our personal injury team has years of experience of representing people who have been injured whilst taking part in a sporting event/exercising. We will work hard to ensure that you receive the maximum amount of compensation from your sports injury claim, and help you with your recovery process.
What is a sports injury claim?
Common causes of a sports injury claim include:
- Players making an aggressive tackle
- Defective or ill-maintained equipment (either at a gym or sports club)
- Bad advice from trainers
- Not being shown how to use a piece of equipment properly.
If you have been injured at a sporting premises such as a gym or training ground (for example you have suffered a trip or slip) you may also be able to make a claim for compensation.
Sports Injury Claim – What can I claim for?
You can claim compensation for the pain and suffering that your injury has caused you.
You can also claim any out of pocket expenses that you have suffered, this could include; loss of earnings, prescription charges, travel expenses and damage to sporting equipment.
If you have needed help from family and friends around the house, with day to day chores or if they have had to provide you with personal care, you can claim for their time too.
What should I do now?
If you have been injured whilst playing sports and would like to make a sports injury claim for compensation then contact our personal injury team now. We are happy to offer a free initial appointment.
You should make sure that you report the accident to the appropriate person (and ensure that they make a record of your accident) and seek medical attention for your injuries.
For further information and advice contact us today.