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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

    Compensation for a video game convention injury


    Whether you’re a hardcore gamer or like to play video games casually on your time off, video game conventions are a great way to keep track of what’s happening in the industry, find out about the latest games and consoles and maybe even get the opportunity to play new games release for Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo consoles.

    With so many people in one space, conventions can get pretty busy, and there’s the possibility for accidents to happen. If you have suffered a video game convention injury, you could find yourself needing time off work to recover – you might even need medical treatment in hospital for serious injuries. But who’s to blame for your accident?

    If the answer is somebody else, such as the convention organisers or venue owners, then Accident Advice Helpline is here to help. We’ll get you the compensation you deserve, on a 100% no win, no fee basis. So that leaves you more cash for the latest games releases.

    What sort of injuries could occur?

    Testing out the latest Batman game, shopping for video game merchandise or stopping for a bite to eat – you could suffer a video game convention injury whilst taking part in any one of these activities. Don’t believe us? Here are a few of the more common injuries we’ve dealt with since we were established back in 2000:

    • Broken bones, strains, sprains and back injuries after a slip or fall whilst trying out an interactive video game
    • Injuries caused by a faulty gaming set up – such as a faulty chair or bike
    • Cuts and lacerations from faulty merchandise
    • Food poisoning from contaminated food sold at the convention’s outlets
    • Trips over hazards such as boxes of stock or damaged flooring at the venue
    • Crush injuries from crowds of people entering and exiting the venue without supervision

    What happens next?

    Whether you’ve been injured playing the latest dance craze video game or have suffered food poisoning at a video game convention, you’ll need the services of a personal injury lawyer if you’re to make a claim for personal injury compensation.

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    Since 2000, we have helped hundreds of members of the public just like you claim compensation after an accident at a convention, so why not get in touch by calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500? It’s free to call and there is no obligation to proceed with a claim – we’ll ask you some questions about your accident and offer confidential advice.

    Date Published: September 1, 2015

    Author: Paula Beaton

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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