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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Amateur sports accident claim

    It’s important that you know how to make an amateur sports accident claim if you are participating in any amateur sporting activity. For many people, taking part in a team or individual event can be the highlight of the week and the culmination of all the training they have had to organise around their work and other commitments. Taking part in sport is something people do for many different reasons, whether it is their desire for competition or purely for pleasure and socializing. Participating in some form of sport is one of the most popular ways to keep fit, stay healthy, be social and release built-up energy.

    However, there is always a risk when taking part in any sporting activity that an accident or injury may result. Whereas it is an expectation that you will take all precautions to ensure your safety during your participation, there are often factors beyond your control that can lead to injury or trauma. The venue or arena where your sporting activity takes place has a responsibility to ensure that the facilities you use are fit for their purpose. Facilities should be safe and suitable for the activity being undertaken – faulty equipment has led to many compensation claims.

    Accident Advice Helpline is the perfect law firm to contact if you are unfortunate enough to have experienced an accident that has resulted in an injury that was not your fault. On occasion, the injury can result in an inability to work, psychological trauma, financial hardship and a multitude of other life-changing factors that can have a considerable detrimental effect on your living standards. Accident Advice Helpline manages all its cases on a no win, no fee* basis and requests no upfront fees. The in-house legal experts will not only guide you through the whole claims compensation process with efficiency and ease. With the policy of only taking cases where a positive outcome is expected, the no win, no fee* policy will also ensure that you do not have to reconsider your intent to sue on any sort of cost basis.

    If you have suffered an injury whilst participating in an amateur sporting event, you should call 0800 689 0500 from a land line. From a mobile, please call 0333 500 0993. By texting the phrase ‘Claim365’ to 8801, one of our experienced and pleasant compensation claims experts will call you back to discuss the grounds of your case and initiate the compensation process. You will be required to provide information regarding the circumstances that resulted in your injury and the way the injury has impacted your life. If you have any physical evidence that will support your claim, such as photographs or medical practitioner letters, our expert legal advisers will request them – as they are important aspects in ensuring that the highest levels of compensation are claimed. All calls to the free 24-hour hotline do not cost you a penny – so call now to commence your claim.

    Date Published: October 17, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.