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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

    Athletics event accident claim

    Accident Advice Helpline can help you with an athletics event accident claim if you were injured while attending or participating in an athletics event. We are a leading personal injury law firm that employs a team of expert solicitors ready to work for you. We can recover the costs associated with serious injuries so you can get your life back on track. A leave of absence from work can have a huge impact on your life, so take back control by starting a personal injury compensation claim. Call our free 24-hour helpline for further advice and to find out whether you can make a claim.

    Duty of care

    Sporting event organisers have a duty of care to protect athletes and spectators from the possibility of serious injuries. They must follow strict rules and regulations to ensure any equipment or surface is safe for use. If they fail to follow these measures, then you can make a claim against them if their negligence resulted in an accident. Common sporting injuries range from broken bones and muscle strains to head injuries and concussion. For example, you may have been an official at a sports event and been struck by a javelin. The impact and velocity of such apparatus can cause serious wounds and have a lasting psychological impact. It is your right to seek a monetary sum if someone else was at fault for any of your injuries. You should not be forced to cover personal losses. It will also bring a sense of justice and ensure that negligent third parties are made to pay in some way for their actions. It can also ensure that the same accident does not take place again.

    Report the incident

    If you have been injured at an athletics event, then we recommend notifying a member of the staff immediately. To be eligible for compensation, you must also have received medical attention at the time of the accident, and it must have take place during the last three years. When you have recovered, you should write down all the details about the accident, including the exact time, and report accounts from any witnesses that were present. All of this information will enable our solicitors to build a successful claim.

    Accident Advice Helpline can match you with one our expert solicitors as soon as we have confirmed your eligibility for an athletics event accident claim. We specialise in a range of accident types, so you can always be sure that you are receiving the best possible advice. Our clients have praised our professional and efficient service. Many have received substantial sums of money during the last 14 years. Our no win, no fee* policy means it has never been easier to start the claims process. There are no upfront fees and no worries about having to make sense of the legal process. We will do everything for you.

    Call us on 0800 689 0500 to find out how we can help you and talk through your options with a friendly adviser. All of our conversations are confidential, and you are under no obligation to make a claim if you do not want to.

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    Date Published: November 4, 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.