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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

    What accidents exist within handball?

    What accidents exist within handball?

    Already a major sport in Western Europe and played both outdoors and indoors in the Netherlands, handball is enjoying ever growing popularity in the UK. High speed movement back and forth along a comparatively small court and regular physical contact mean sporting injuries are fairly common.

    Common handball injuries

    The most commonly suffered injuries in handball include acute wrist injuries by falling; sprained or twisted ankles; twisted knees and acute elbow injuries. Shoulder dislocations and sprained, dislocated or broken thumbs are also frequently reported. In serious cases, ligaments may be torn, and sometimes there may also be broken limbs or head injuries.

    Slips, trips and falls

    Many of these injuries are caused by slipping, tripping or falling on the court. Others are the result of accidental collisions between players; blocking attempts (typically affecting the throwing arm of the blocked player) and other tackles. Spectators may, by the way, also be injured by slipping or tripping.

    Personal injury compensation

    Depending on the circumstances surrounding an accidental injury, injured players or spectators may be entitled to make public liability claims. Entitlement is dependent on who caused the accident leading to the injury and when the injury was sustained. In essence, if you were injured by an accident caused by another individual within no more than three years prior to claiming, there is a good chance that you qualify to make a claim.

    Claim for compensation

    Accident Advice Helpline specialises in conducting public liability, work injury and other personal injury claims. The firm can be contacted via a free phone number, which is available every day of the week, 24 hours a day, or online. Calls to the helpline are answered by a friendly team of experienced advisors. All personal information provided during the initial informal chat with one of these advisors is kept completely confidential. Establishing claim eligibility is quick, easy and free of any obligation to proceed with a claim or use the company’s in-house solicitors.

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    No win no fee** claims

    Should you decide to go ahead and pursue a claim for injury compensation with this company, you will be provided with an experienced lawyer specialising in your type of claim. The services of this legal advisor are provided on a no win no fee** basis, so there is no need to worry about how to fund the claim process. Any fees incurred during your claim will be covered by the deduction of a percentage of the compensation you are awarded once the claim process has been successfully completed.

    Date Published: July 8, 2014

    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.