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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 a water volleyball accident?


    If you have been injured while playing water volleyball, you may be wondering, ‘can I claim for a water volleyball accident?’ Call Accident Advice Helpline today for the answers to all your questions about making a personal injury claim.

    The law says that you are entitled to compensation if your water volleyball accident was caused by the negligence of others and has caused you to suffer financially. Claims must be made within three years of your accident. Call us now to start your claim.

    Proving negligence

    Often an accident is not anyone’s fault. At other times you may not be sure if the accident was caused by the negligence of a third party. If you are not sure ask yourself if there was any way to prevent your accident, and if a third party should have taken those steps.

    For example, if you are injured because poor maintenance of the pool caused you to trip on damaged tiles then the fault lies with the owner of the pool who had a responsibility to keep the pool in a good state of repair.

    Another example is if you contract an illness because good hygiene standards were not maintained at the pool. Again the pool owner has a clear responsibility to make sure that the pool is regularly cleaned, and that the correct chemicals are added to the pool to kill infection and that the filter is working correctly.

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    If you are still not sure if a third party was responsible for your accident call Accident Advice Helpline now. Calls to our 24-hour helpline are free and our trained advisors are always happy to give you any advice or information you need. Our advisors will listen to the details of your accident and will confirm if you are eligible to make a personal injury claim.

    Collecting evidence

    If you proceed with a claim your solicitor will need evidence to back up your claim. The most important evidence is medical evidence. It is important that you consult a doctor if you are injured while playing water volleyball so that you can get the correct treatment your injuries can be documented.

    You can help your solicitor by recording as much detail as possible about your accident and by getting the names and contact details of any witnesses.

    Keep records and receipts of all the costs of your accident, from small amounts such as prescription charges, to large amounts like weeks or months when you are unable to work. If you are not sure if an expense is relevant keep a receipt and ask your solicitor.

    Starting a claim

    At Accident Advice helpline we have a large team of expert solicitors who specialise in a range of injury types. All are experienced in successfully settling personal injury claims quickly and with a minimum of disruption.

    If you are still not sure if you can claim for a water volleyball accident call the helpline and get our expert advice today on 0800 689 0500.

    Date Published: July 23, 2015

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Water sports accident claims

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