If you have been unfortunate enough to have suffered an injury whilst managing an event and you think that it was somebody else’s fault, then you may be entitled to make an event manager accident claim. No matter how big or small, all events are required to have the proper health and safety measures in place, not only to protect those attending the event but also to protect those that are staffing it.
You may feel that your event manager accident was a direct result of inadequate job training or that the maintenance of any equipment you were required to use had been overlooked. It could be that a safe environment had not been provided. As an event manager, you are entitled to carry out your job in a safe workplace. If this does not happen and you suffer an injury you may be entitled to make an event manager accident claim to recoup any finances you lost due to your accident.
Someone else was to blame for my accident, what next?
The next course of action would be to seek expert legal advice to ensure that you are fairly represented and given the best opportunity to recover the money you may be entitled to. Accident Advice Helpline not only specialise exclusively in personal injury law but our helpful team consist of specialist lawyers who have been trained in a variety of areas. This is to ensure that our clients always get the best possible representation regarding their own individual case. We are sympathetic to our clients which is why we aim to keep the claiming process simple and why we operate on a no win, no fee* basis.
What losses can I claim for?
Injuries and circumstances vary with victims but, generally, you may be entitled make an event manager accident claim for any losses which were directly acquired as a result of your accident. These losses could include things like income loss, where you have taken leave from work due to your injury and, consequently, lost out on wages. We would also consider the cost of any counselling or therapy sessions you may have attended as well as specialist medical care that could not be treated on the NHS. Another factor could be any travel expenses incurred in circumstances whereby you have had to travel to and from injury-related appointments.
What evidence would I need to provide for my event manager accident claim?
For the best chance of a successful event manager accident claim, we would need to gather evidence to strengthen your case. This could include:
- Contact information of individuals who saw your accident so we may take statements from them.
- Any medical records documenting your injury.
- Photographs of your injury and the venue where your injury occurred.
- Receipts and records of expenses.
How can I get in contact with Accident Advice Helpline?
If you have come to the conclusion that your accident was not your fault, then the next step would be to contact one of our advisors about your event manager accident claim. Call our free, 24-hour helpline from on a landline on 0800 689 0500. If using a mobile phone call 0333 500 0993 or text claim365 to 88010 and one of our advisors will call you back. If you want to get an idea of whether you’ll be able to claim and how much you could stand to gain before speaking to one of our advisors, you can take our 30-second test.
Date Published: November 26, 2015
Author: Lee Tadd
Category: Event claims