Water sports aren’t for everyone, but most of us can at least name a few of them. However, some are perhaps not as well-known as others. One of these might well be paddle-boarding. This has a little in common with surfboarding because a board is used, although it is usually a bigger board in this case. The paddle-boarder will either kneel or lie flat on the board and use their arms to move themselves along in the water.
There are places around the country that offer lessons in paddle-boarding. They also often provide boards you can hire out to try this particular sport. In both cases these companies must provide excellent-quality services that are safe to use.
How could you be hurt while paddle-boarding?
It’s possible to be hurt if you rent a paddle board that is not in good condition and breaks during use. This is extremely rare but not impossible. Similarly you might take lessons in paddle-boarding and be given instruction that could potentially be dangerous to follow. For example the instructor could ask you to paddle out into a dangerous current. You might then be thrown off your board and injured by hitting your head on a rock in the water.
Paddle board injury compensation might possibly be paid in this kind of situation if you can prove someone else caused your injuries. Proper instruction is essential if you are to avoid potential injury as much as possible in this way.
Do you have a chance to claim paddle board injury compensation?
You may be unsure whether your injuries warrant making a compensation claim. Many people are, which is why a call to Accident Advice Helpline is worth making. The number is 0800 689 0500 and once you have made the call you will know one way or another whether you have a potentially-strong claim to make.
We have an experienced team of injury lawyers who may be in a position to help you. If they assess your case and they think they can win it for you, you have a chance to move ahead on a no win, no fee* basis. If this is so, you can rest assured there is no risk to you whatsoever. If you don’t win your case you won’t owe a penny. So why not call the team today to see if you could claim?
Date Published: November 5, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead