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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

    Importance of wearing the correct running shoes


    When you engage in physical activity of any kind, it’s important to make sure you have the right equipment. If you’ve taken up running, for example, and you don’t have the correct running shoes, you may be susceptible to injury. Some running accidents are inevitable. If you’ve been injured as a result of somebody else’s negligence, you could claim compensation.

    Why is it so important to wear the correct running shoes?

    When you play sport, you put your body through a lot. It is essential to take precautions to protect yourself from injury wherever possible. If you run a lot, it’s wise to invest in the correct running shoes for the type of event in which you’re participating. Your average pair of trainers won’t do the job if you’re training for a half marathon or a marathon, for example.

    It’s really important to wear the correct running shoes to provide support for your feet and ankles and to prevent excessive pressure on the joints. Some long-distance running shoes, for example, have built-in shock absorbers. Shoe shock absorbers reduce pressure on your ankles, knees, and hips. Once you’ve chosen the right type of shoe, make sure it fits properly. If it’s too big, it won’t provide you with the support you need. If it’s too small, it won’t be comfortable.

    Can I claim compensation for a running accident?

    You may think of running as a very safe sport. However, there are risks involved. Running accidents are fairly uncommon, but they do happen. To claim compensation for a running accident, you must have sustained injuries as a result of somebody else’s negligence or negligence on the part of a company. If you used faulty equipment, for example, the manufacturer would be liable. Some people may worry about claiming compensation for running injuries because of the cost of claiming compensation for a running accident. However, Accident Advice Helpline works on a no-win, no-fee* basis, which means you won’t pay unless your case is successful.

    If you’ve been injured in the last 3 years, you sought medical advice, and you weren’t to blame, it’s worth finding out more about making a claim for a running accident. If you’re successful, the compensation you receive could help you to cover lost earnings if you’ve had to give up work, or undergo rehabilitative treatment. Call us now to learn more. Our helpline is open 24/7 on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

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    Date Published: February 6, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

    Category: Running accident claims

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