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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

    Category : Swimming accident claims

    Swimming pool accidents: Slips, trips and falls


    Swimming pools are a great place to take the kids during the school holidays, or for a day out when the weather is rainy – and swimming is actually an excellent way for the whole family to keep fit. But going to your local swimming pool can be dangerous, as accidents can occur. Did you….

    How to claim swimming pool slip compensation


    Swimming is a wonderful form of exercise that usually carries with it far less risk of injury than many other sports. This is because the water supports you and makes it more difficult to strain any muscles. However there can still be potential dangers associated with swimming, especially if you go to a pool where….

    A negligent lifeguard caused my personal injury


    During the summer months, a trip to your local pool can be a great way for you to cool off. Many families take regular trips to the pool and children may also take swimming lessons or diving classes. There should always be a pool attendant or lifeguard watching over those in the pool to ensure….

    Open water swimming injury advice


    By calling Accident Advice Helpline, you can get friendly and useful open water swimming injury advice. We have helped thousands of personal injury victims win the compensation they deserve since the establishment of our firm in 2000. If your injury happened in the last three years and can be shown to have been caused by….

    Swimming pool accident claim


    The public enjoy visiting swimming pools while away on holiday or on a trip to their local leisure centre. Accidents can happen, however, and if they do then you may have grounds for a swimming pool accident claim. The consequences of an accident at a swimming pool can be very serious. At worst, there can be….

    Swimming pool accidents: Diving board accidents


    Diving board accidents can be the result of poor board maintenance, improper supervision of users, and/ or improper use by pool visitors. Either way, injuries by diving board accident can be severe and include anything from minor cuts and bruises to broken limbs, head injuries, and even death. Swimming pool accidents Injuries by pool accidents….

    Compensation for an injury in a swimming pool


    Swimming is often touted as a healthy sport to get into. If you have pre-existing injuries the water will often support them instead of putting too much pressure on them. As such you can end up being able to exercise with as little risk as possible. There are people who have suffered an injury in….

    Swimming pool accidents: Defective equipment


    While there is no specific legislation with regards to health and safety in swimming pools, operators are legally required to protect both employees, and pool users, against personal injury by ensuring provided equipment is fully functional and suitable for use in and around pools, by visitors and employees. This includes regular maintenance checks for potential….

    Have you slipped in a swimming pool?


    Plenty of people go swimming each week to help them stay fit. Others go because it is an easy form of exercise to do – one that supports the joints. Still more will go swimming in a pool on holiday, whether that is in this country or abroad. When you bear these huge numbers in….

    Swimming pool accidents: Lack of lifeguard presence


    According to the HSE’s guidance publication ‘Managing health & safety in swimming pools’ (http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg179.pdf), swimming pool owners and operators have a legal duty to protect pool users’ and workers’ health and safety. This includes the provision of adequately trained and equipped life guards. Swimming pools require a lifeguard presence in case of accidents A lifeguard….

    What to do if you’re hurt in a swimming pool


    Swimming is recognised as a great way to help you keep fit. You can enjoy a gentle swim or try and accomplish several laps using the swimming stroke of your choice. Either way, you can certainly be in a good position to improve your health if you go regularly. Imagine, then, how you would feel….

    How to claim swimming pool negligence compensation


    Swimming pool negligence compensation can be awarded in cases where someone has been hurt and someone else (possibly the pool owner) can be proven to have been negligent in their duties. When you go to a swimming pool, whether it is an indoor pool or an outdoor one, you would expect it to be safe,….

    How to treat a drowning victim


    It should go without saying that if someone is drowning, they should be rescued from the water as quickly as possible. The longer they go without breathing, the more chance there is they could be permanently affected by what has occurred. If you know how to treat a drowning victim, you could give them a….

    Compensation for an accident in a swimming pool


    Many people enjoy swimming for a variety of reasons. It is a good way to keep fit, you can enjoy being in the pool splashing around with your friends or family, and it can be a good way to relax as well. Whatever you swim for and wherever you do it, you would always expect….

    Swimming pool accidents: Insufficient lifeguard training


    Usually, swimming is a great way to exercise, or to relax in a very safe environment. However, accidents can happen, and sometimes the swimming pool can turn into an extremely dangerous place, resulting in serious personal injury and, in some extreme cases, death through drowning. Lifeguard training is essential One instance in which injuries can….

    How to claim swimming pool injury compensation


    Many people love swimming. For many it is a great way to get some exercise and keep fit, although of course you can splash about and have some fun as well. In every case though, you’d be entitled to expect the pool was in good condition for you to use. No one would want to….

    Who’s to blame for my swimming pool accident?


    You may not think there is much that could go wrong in a swimming pool. For the most part, you’d be perfectly correct in assuming that. However, since you are reading this article there is a chance you may have realised accidents can happen in this setting. You may have had an accident while using….

    Injuries you could sustain at a swimming pool


    Swimming is one of the best full-body workouts around – it gets your heart pumping and blood flowing, and it’s fun too. Your local swimming pool is a great place for the whole family to keep fit, whether you’re an experienced swimmer or are taking lessons. A little safety awareness goes a long way when….

    How to claim swimming pool accident compensation


    Going swimming is a great family day out but it’s also a fantastic way to keep fit, working all of your major muscles and giving you a full body workout. When you’re at your local swimming pool, being involved in an accident is probably the last thing on your mind, but accidents can and do….

    Swimming pool accidents: Suction entrapment


    Bound by a legal duty of care towards employees and pool users, pool operators are required to ensure pool water is free of contamination by biological or chemical agents, likely to affect the health and safety of said employees or visitors. Keeping pool water free of contaminants requires a sophisticated, powerful filtration system. Swimming pool….

    Compensation for injured swimming pool staff


    No one wants to be injured while using a swimming pool area, and this applies just as much to the staff who work there as it does to the people who visit. We may all have seen people who do not take proper care around a swimming pool, but accidents incurred by these types of….

    Compensation for council swimming pool injuries


    Many people love going to their local council-run swimming pool. Swimming is a great way to get fitter as the water supports your joints and body. This means you are less likely to pull any muscles or incur any other injuries as a result of not having been in the water for a while. People….

    Compensation for a serious swimming pool injury


    Most of us have been swimming at one time or another. In some cases people book holidays where their accommodation provides them with access to a swimming pool, whether it is inside or outside the accommodation itself. In other cases we might go along to our local pool to enjoy a swim. There will be….

    Swimming accident claims


    Not only is swimming a fantastic way to keep fit, it also helps you to relax and reduce stress in your life. In fact, swimming is a popular sport for those with limited mobility, and the elderly, as well as the super-fit amongst us. But as with any sport, there are risks involved in swimming,….

    Who is liable for a swimming accident?


    Accidents can happen as part of our busy, everyday lives. For the most part, they are caused by a momentary lapse of concentration and there is no one to blame but yourself. However, when more serious accidents happen, they are usually caused by someone else’s negligence; perhaps a shop worker stacked a shelf too high,….

    Treatment for injuries sustained from a swimming accident


    The treatment for injuries sustained from a swimming accident will depend on its nature and severity. While minor scratches or bruises can probably be treated at home, a major accident will need professional medical attention. Although swimming is a popular and enjoyable sport, there are inherent risks involved and safety should always be the number….

    The cost of making a swimming accident claim


    Are you concerned about the cost of making a swimming accident claim? Are these concerns stopping you from seeking the justice you deserve? Well, help is at hand as you have found Accident Advice Helpline. We are one of the top law firms in the UK, and we want to give you fast, easy and….

    Safety in and around the pool area


    Learning to swim is an invaluable life skill, and many schools actually teach it as part of the curriculum. Aside from the obvious health benefits, the ability to swim could save your life one day. So it is perhaps not surprising that more and more parents are taking their children to swimming classes each weekend…..

    Injuries you could sustain from a swimming accident


    Whether you are a regular swimmer, or if you simply enjoy a splash on holiday, it is important that you remember of the potential risks involved with this popular pastime. The injuries you could sustain from a swimming accident range from minor cuts and bruising to serious brain injuries and even death. So before you….

    How to claim compensation for a swimming accident


    Are you wondering how to claim compensation for a swimming accident? Have you already spent hours online, looking for answers? Well, your search can finally end as you have found Accident Advice Helpline. We can offer you free initial advice, and there is absolutely no obligation to start a claim. How to claim compensation for….

    Swimming accident


    Swimming is a popular sport in the UK. It offers an excellent all-round aerobic workout and helps to tone arm and leg muscles. By learning to swim, children are also gaining a valuable skill that could potentially save their lives. So it is not surprising that many schools in the country offer swimming lessons as….


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