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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."

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    Can I claim for an accident during a comedy sketch?

    Can I claim for an accident during a comedy sketch?

    Do you need an answer to the question, ‘Can I claim for an accident during a comedy sketch?’ If you do, then it is a good idea to direct that question to the expert solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline. As a personal injury law firm, we have the skills, knowledge and experienced team that you will need on your side if you want your claim to be dealt with quickly and to your satisfaction.

    Accident Advice Helpline was founded almost 15 years ago with the aim of creating a strong legal service that would help those who have been injured through no fault of their own. Personal injury claims are essential for those who have been hurt and who want their situation to be put right, but sometimes, that extra hand is needed.

    Why should I make a claim?

    If you want to make a personal injury claim for an accident during a comedy sketch, then there may be a number of reasons for it. You could simply want to make sure that the same thing does not happen to anyone else. By making a claim, those who are responsible will become aware of the problem and are likely to take steps to put it right. They may even be forced to do so by law.

    Alternatively, you could be making a claim because you have been left in financial difficulties because of the incident. An injury sustained while attempting to put together a comedy sketch may not sound like it could be serious, but there is always the possibility that it could leave you unable to work for a while and therefore unable to pay your bills. This is quite a serious situation – if you were not to blame for the accident, why should you be left out of pocket this way?

    How could I be injured during a comedy sketch?

    Some comedy sketches require very physical comedy, so you could be trying to make people laugh by falling over something, for example. If there is a stunt involved, it should be organised so that nobody is hurt, but this does not always happen. Even in cases where the sketch is improvised, all the possibilities should be considered in advance so that precautions can be taken to prevent any member of the team from being injured.

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    Accident Advice Helpline knows that making a decision to claim is not easy, and we have designed our service to help take the stress out of the whole process. Your initial call to us is even free of charge, and we will not ask you to pay any legal fees upfront. Why should you have to pay out to take action when the whole thing was somebody else’s fault? If you believe that your injury was caused by the thoughtlessness of another person or a lack of health and safety measures, then you should speak to a member of our team to find out if we can help you get life back to normal.

    Date Published: November 28, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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