Have you suffered an alpine skiing accident at the hands of someone else and want to make an alpine skiing accident claim? At Accident Advice Helpline, we deal with many claims for victims of sport-related accidents, so can offer you the advice and support you need if you wish to make a claim against someone.
How can I enjoy a safe alpine skiing experience?
Alpine skiing is a highly enjoyable sport but it does come with risks. To ensure that you have a safe experience, you will need to have the correct skiing equipment. Avoid skiing alone if you have little or no experience. Many skiing accidents occur as a result of individuals not paying attention to safety precautions, so make sure you are aware of any rules or safety risks beforehand.
Whilst skiing is fun, there have been cases where individuals have suffered major or even fatal injuries as a result of accidents. Sometimes, accidents can occur as a result of someone else making an error. This could be an instructor providing faulty equipment, someone giving incorrect information about weather conditions or failing to warn you of any problems with the slopes. A simple mistake such as this can lead to a serious accident.
Accidents can also occur during alpine skiing even when you are not actually skiing. It could be that the ski resort you went to failed to recognise a fault with a ski lift that was transporting you up the slopes or you were simply coming to watch a friend or family member skiing and somehow ended up suffering an accident as a result of the resort failing to inform you of any unsafe areas.
Whatever the case, you have a right to make an alpine skiing accident claim if you have found yourself involved in an accident that was caused by someone being negligent or behaving deliberately in a way which put others at risk.
When should I make an alpine skiing accident claim?
We advise skiers or anyone involved in an accident at an alpine skiing resort to make an alpine skiing accident claim as soon as possible, especially if the accident happened abroad. Whilst victims who have suffered an accident skiing abroad can still make a claim, these types of claims can take longer due to laws being different in some countries.
Accident Advice Helpline aims to make the claiming process as smooth as possible for victims, so be sure to contact us so that we can start helping you with your alpine skiing accident claim.
Will my claim take long to process?
The length of time the claiming process takes depends on each individual case. It is advisable to keep any information that you may have about your accident – such as any photographic evidence, details about your injuries and details of the person or company that you wish to claim against – close at hand so that we can make the process a little more straightforward for you.
Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 – free when called from a landline phone – or 0333 500 0993 if you are calling on a mobile phone, and start making your alpine skiing accident claim for compensation today.
Date Published: October 23, 2015
Author: Lee Tadd