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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 I had when playing basketball?

    After being injured, you may be wondering, ‘Can I claim for an accident I had when playing basketball?’ Pursuing a claim might not be an easy decision to make. What if the person responsible for your accident is a personal friend?

    What if you are making a claim against your own team? You might feel that the incident is better left forgotten, brush it all under the carpet and try to carry on as if nothing has happened.

    However, how will you be able to forget about it when you might be in a position where you cannot work as a result? Will you be able to forget about it when the rest of your team is able to go on playing but you have to stop while you recover?

    Will you be able to forget about it when you see that pile of bills that are overdue? If money is not coming in, then you can’t pay the money that has to go out, and this could cause many problems for you and your family.

    How can I change this?

    You should not feel guilty when making a personal injury claim. All sports teams should have liability insurance to cover incidents like this so that you are not left out of pocket for expenses due to an accident.

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    A personal injury claim will be able to help you to ensure that steps are taken to avoid similar incidents in the future and to get you the financial compensation that you deserve to help bridge the gap in your income.

    Accident Advice Helpline should be the first place you call if you have an accident playing basketball. We have the experience and expertise that you need when making a personal injury claim, and we only employ the best advisors and solicitors to deal with your case. From the moment that you call our free, 24-hour helpline, we will be working to help you to get back on your feet with as little stress and worry as possible.

    What about fees?

    You may be worried about the cost of taking legal action, but with Accident Advice Helpline involved, there really is nothing to worry about. We will not ask you to pay anything upfront, as we have a no-win, no-fee* policy.

    Why should you pay out when the incident was not your fault? People are left out of pocket all the time when things like this happen, and there is no reason why you should be one of them.

    As it could be a while before your life is back to normal, we want to be sure that any financial compensation you get will really help you. Make sure that you let us know if you have had any additional expenses besides loss of earnings, such as travel or cost of physiotherapy.

    Accident Advice Helpline works hard to get justice in cases just like yours every day – why not call us today and find out if your case can be one of our successes?

    Date Published: November 30, 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.