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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

    Skiing accidents through faulty equipment

    If you enjoy going skiing on your holidays you will probably be well aware of all the potential travel accident injury claims. However, what happens if the equipment you are using malfunctions causing skiing accidents?

    How could faulty equipment cause a travel accident?

    There are multiple ways in which equipment could become faulty and cause a travel accident. If the skiing poles or boots were to break then it may cause you to fall and potentially sustain a travel injury.

    Other equipment that could cause a travel accident by malfunctioning are the bigger pieces of machinery such as the lift that takes you up the mountain. If this became faulty it could create a lot of travel accident claims.

    How to avoid a travel accident whilst skiing?

    In order to avoid a travel accident claim whilst on your skiing holiday there are certain things you should always do. Before setting off make sure your equipment is all intact and working.

    If you are concerned at all about the condition of your equipment get it checked out and if it is hired swap for another piece of equipment. Spending an extra ten minutes checking your equipment could easily prevent a travel accident injury.

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    As well as this, make sure you only ski on the areas you are comfortable on, if you are only a beginner don’t try the expert slopes straight away as you are asking to sustain a travel injury by doing this.

    Skiing accidents on holiday

    However, accidents can and do happen whilst on holiday whether you are skiing or any other type of vacation. If you have had a travel accident within the last three years that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make a claim compensation.

    Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm that specialises in claims such as travel accident injury claims.

    With 15 years’ experience our team of experienced lawyers will help make the claims process as simple and stress free as possible. Many of our clients are even able to settle their claims without stepping foot in a court room.

    To find out if you could make a travel accident claim speak to Accident Advice Helpline on our 24-hour Freephone line, 0800 689 0500, or take our 30-second compensation calculator test online, to find out how much travel accident compensation you could be entitled to.

    Date Published: March 2, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

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