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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

    5 things to take with you when white water rafting

    White water rafting expeditions are some of the most adrenaline-fuelled adventures you will ever embark on. While accidents do occur, such as slips, trips and falls, by preparing sufficiently for white water rafting excursions, you can greatly minimise the risk of sustaining sport-related injuries and illnesses.

    What do you need to take when white water rafting?

    When considering what to pack for white water rafting, consider the nature of the sport and the conditions you will experience.

    Everyone does take different items when they go away, however, there are some common suggestions that everyone should throw into the bag before embarking on a white water rafting adventure.

    Five of the most important things to pack for white water rafting include:

    1. Swimming gear, such as a quick dry swimming costume or swim shorts
    2. dry set of clothes for after your white water rafting experience
    3. A gym bag or plastic bag for your wet clothing 
    4. Sturdy, substantial footwear
    5. Sunscreen or wind/rain proof clothing, depending on weather conditions

    Claiming compensation for white water rafting accidents

    If you have been injured in a white water rafting accident through no fault of your own, and you believe that a third-party is to blame, you may be able to claim personal injury compensation.

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    Did you suffer a fall due to poorly maintained equipment? Perhaps you tripped over stray items left lying around by the excursion company? No matter the nature of your sporting accident, Accident Advice Helpline can help you determine whether or not you have a case eligible to claim personal injury compensation.

    We understand that all accidents are unique, which is why we offer a free initial consultation to all victims of personal injury. During this consultation, we help to conclude where liability may lie.

    Should we mutually decide to move forward with your claim, you can recuperate at home safe in the knowledge that all of our solicitors work on a 100 per cent no-win, no-fee* basis.

    Getting in touch with Accident Advice Helpline

    For more information, and to receive your free initial consultation, speak with one of our friendly advisors today, via our freephone helpline number 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. Lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for your convenience. Whenever is best for you, we’ are waiting to take your call.

    Date Published: August 1, 2016

    Author: Accident Advice

    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.