Generally, you cannot claim for an accident if it was caused by your actions or negligence. The same will apply when you ask the question, “Can I claim for an accident as a trapeze artist.”
As a trapeze artist you should be very proficient at what you do, but accidents can happen during rehearsals or a performance. If you believe you were not responsible for your accident that led to you being injured then will need expert legal advice to see if you are indeed entitled to make a claim. To receive such advice contact Accident Advice Helpline.
Our lawyers are experts in dealing with personal injury claims following accidents. They work on a no win, no fee basis, which means you will not have to pay any money up front.
Contacting us at Accident Advice Helpline is simple and you can call on our 24-hour Helpline. Trained advisors await your call.
Why should I make a claim?
As a trapeze artist an injury following the accident will result in time off for recovering, and that will mean a loss of appearances and earnings. In severe cases the injuries suffered could end your career meaning a substantial loss of future earnings You may incur additional costs such as for prescriptions, travel to treatment and the expense of private treatment. Depending on the severity of your injuries you may require care for the short, medium or long term and that, too, can be costly.
By making a claim you may well be able to recoup lost earnings (including potential future earnings if your career is ended), money spent on treatment and care as well as compensation for pain and suffering. A successful compensation claim can make a huge difference to your life.
How will you decide whether I can make a claim?
Whether you can make a claim for compensation will depend on the circumstances surrounding your trapeze accident. You will need to have been the innocent victim; such as you were performing on incorrectly installed equipment.
Based on the recollections you give us it will have to be shown that you were not responsible for your misfortune. We will also have to show who was actually responsible, as the claim will be made against them.
Statements from those who actually saw the accident will be very important, so if possible furnish us with their names and contact details.
Should a claim be made, a doctor’s report detailing your injuries will be very important. The report could help determine the size of the compensation pay out if your claim is successful.
Lost earnings and additional costs incurred because of the accident should also be recorded and receipted, as the figure will also be included in the claim.
Anyone asking, “Can I claim for an accident as a trapeze artist?” will have gone through a traumatic time. By contacting us here at Accident Advice Helpline you may be giving yourself the opportunity to be compensated following the most difficult of times.
Date Published: November 2, 2014
Author: David Brown