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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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    Compensation for school rugby injuries


    Rugby is by its very nature a contact sport. It is a sport where tackles are undertaken in order to try and get hold of the ball for your team. Not all schools have rugby in their list of sports, but those that do should ensure they take every conceivable precaution to keep pupils safe.

    School rugby injuries can be quite serious in some instances, particularly because of the tackles. It is estimated that around two-thirds of injuries caused during rugby at any level occur during this part of the game. In some cases children can potentially receive neck and back injuries that could have profound consequences on them. If such injuries occur it is reasonable enough to consider whether any steps may have been taken that could potentially prevented the accident from occurring in the first place.

    Different types of school rugby injuries

    There are all kinds of things that can potentially happen during a game of rugby. For example concussion and other related head injuries may occur. Neck injuries and back injuries sustained during a tackle are also among the more potentially serious things that might happen. In other cases ligament tears and fractures are among the more common injuries that could potentially happen.

    Clearly parents do worry about the well-being of their kids at all times. However, it is important to note that some instances of injuries during school sports could have been prevented. When you are unsure whether or not this applied in your child’s case, seeking advice from a professional company such as Accident Advice Helpline is a good idea.

    Recovering from rugby injuries

    Recovery can take some time if the injury is particularly severe and will depend on the exact nature of the injury and how serious it was. But if someone else caused your child’s school rugby injuries, it is only fair that they be compensated for the suffering they are having to endure.

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    Accident Advice Helpline are one of the largest specialist law firms in the UK, and we have over 16 years of experience in making successful personal injury claims.

    We provide a helpline on 0800 689 0500 if you are calling from a land;dine, or on 0333 500 0993 if you are using a mobile. We ensure everyone who needs no-obligation advice about such injuries is able to receive it, without putting themselves under any obligation to make a claim. If your child has received an injury of this type within the last three years, make sure you get in touch today.

    Date Published: June 12, 2015

    Author: David Brown

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