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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

    Can I claim for an accident while hula hooping?

    Can I claim for an accident while hula hooping?

    If you have the question, ‘Can I claim for an accident while hula hooping?’ then it may be possible you believe that the accident was the fault of a third party. You may have been getting instruction on how to use a hula-hoop from a professional teacher, taking a class where there were other students or you may even have been the teacher yourself. If those organising the sessions did not properly take care of the health and safety aspects of the activity, then you could find that they are liable in a personal injury claim.

    Are there risks using a hula hoop?

    You might think that this is just a children’s toy but there are still dangers if it is not used properly. You could trip over it, hurt yourself while using it or you could be using it in an environment that is dangerous. You could suffer a sprain, broken bone or even worse. Do not make the mistake of thinking that your injury is only minor so it does not matter as even a small injury could have a dramatic impact on your life and force you to make changes.

    Suppose you suffer a sprained ankle. If your day job involves you standing or moving around for much of the day then you are going to find this very difficult, and you could find that you need to take time away from work while you recover. How long you need will depend upon the injury that you have sustained.

    Can I get compensation?

    For most people, an accident while hula hooping will not be part of the day job so it will probably mean not being paid for a while. A call to Accident Advice Helpline will clarify a few things for you on this issue. Our team will be able to go through all the details and will help you answer the question, ‘Can I claim for an accident suffered whilst hula hooping?’ If you do file a claim, then they will try to get you the financial compensation that will help to make up for this loss of earnings and any other expenses that have come about as a result.

    It does not take much to get your personal injury claim started. Accident Advice Helpline does not even expect you to pay for the call as we have a free 24-hour helpline. With advisers and personal injury solicitors employed in-house, your case will always be in our hands and we aim to resolve it as soon as possible.

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    You do not even have to worry about upfront legal fees. We have a system in place that means that you can begin a claim with no hefty bill to add to your stress levels. Accident Advice Helpline is on hand to guide you through the process of making your personal injury claim without it becoming something that will weigh you down. Take the first step to getting your life back to normal by picking up the phone and making the call to our team. Call us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.

    Date Published: December 6, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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