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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 injury while fly fishing?

    If you want to know whether you can claim for an injury while fly fishing, the expert solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline can help you. Fly fishing is generally a relaxing hobby, but there are occasions when accidents do happen. If these accidents are not your fault and took place within the last three years, then there is a good chance that you could be eligible to make a compensation claim.

    Fly fishing accidents

    However regularly or infrequently you participate in fly fishing, there will always be the potential for an accident to occur. It is important to take the necessary precautions when around water. This way, you are less likely to be responsible for an accident happening to you or someone else. If another party was to blame for injuries that you have sustained whilst fly fishing, they could be held liable.

    An injury while fly fishing can be caused by someone carelessly swinging their road, so that the hooks become embedded in you. This is a fairly common injury seen in hospitals, and can cause damage to various body parts, including the face, eyes, arms, or legs. There is also the risk of injuries from slips, trips, and falls, as the area is generally wet and uneven.

    What to do if you are injured

    If you suffered an injury while fly fishing, whether it is your own fault or someone else’s, the first thing that you need to do is deal with the immediate aftermath of the injuries. You should seek medical assistance for any cuts or limb injuries to ensure that they heal properly.

    As part of the recovery process, it might be relevant to attend some counselling sessions. These could help you if you have had a traumatic experience and your injuries were quite severe. The counselling can enable you to come to terms with the events and, if someone else was at fault, they can help you forgive them and move on.

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    Advice for your injury while fly fishing

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we speak to a number of people who ask us if they can claim for their injury while fly fishing. Thousands of clients with many different types of cases have benefitted from our expertise. Our friendly advisors will take all the necessary details from you, assess the prospects for your claim, and advise you on the possible next steps.

    There is no obligation to progress with the claim, but if you do decide to, then one of our specialist personal injury solicitors will work on your case. They are extremely experienced, and understand the complexities of the legal process. The majority of our cases do not need to go to court, and most of the work can be conducted over the phone.

    Simply call our 24-hour helpline number on 0800 689 0500 via landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. If you prefer, you can text claim365 to 88010 to promptly hear back from one of our advisors.

    Date Published: July 4, 2015

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Fishing accident claims

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