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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

    How to claim gym class injury compensation


    Gym class provides a great way to keep fit and to make sure you tone up your body in every way. It is often easier to attend a gym class instead of doing these exercises on your own. You can take advantage of learning more about particular exercises and how to do them the right way. They can focus on various parts of the body too, such as the upper and lower body, working on the legs or arms or featuring a more inclusive series of exercises.

    Whatever class you attend you would expect it to be given under professional circumstances. It should be led by a qualified instructor and this will typically be the case. They will take into account your experience and fitness levels and provide exercises, guidance and advice that will help you focus on getting the best results.

    What might go wrong that could lead to gym class injury compensation?

    It’s rare for someone to be hurt while attending a class. However, if you are provided with instruction from someone who isn’t qualified, and you are injured as a result, you could have a possible case to bring for compensation if you assumed they were qualified.

    Similarly there could be something wrong with the room the class is being taken in. The owner of the premises has a duty to make sure everyone using the room is safe to do so. If this is not the case, because they have not taken care to assess it for likely risks, you could have a reasonable case to bring forward to claim gym class injury compensation. Since gym classes are all about getting fitter and healthier, you can imagine how upsetting it can be to receive an injury while you are there. This could keep you away from classes for some time to come, setting you back and affecting other parts of your life as well.

    What should you do?

    When you suffer an injury in a gym class it is important to consider how it happened. Was someone else to blame? If you think this was the case, you should get in touch with a professional lawyer to see whether a claim could be a possibility.

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    This is easy to do if you call 0800 689 0500. This puts you in touch with the team at Accident Advice Helpline who could help.

    Date Published: September 29, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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