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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

    Exhibition drill accident advice


    If you have suffered an injury as a result of taking part in an exhibition drill, you may now be looking for credible exhibition drill accident advice. Taking part in an exhibition drill can be a major achievement, involving an exact routine of steps and drill movements.

    The soldiers or other service personnel performing the drill have often practised for many hours, mastering their steps and getting used to performing as part of a group, and you may have been injured by one of these other participants,

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline can give you expert, free advice about your eligibility to make a compensation claim. You can start checking your potential accident claim by calling our free, 24-hour helpline on 0800 689 0500. To receive a call from one of our advisers, you can also text ‘claim365’ to 88010.

    Our advice comes in different forms. The first piece of advice we can offer you is on how to start a claim: we can tell you what else might be needed for you to receive compensation. The basis of a strong claim typically includes witness statements, photographic or video evidence, a copy of your medical record and receipts for any expenses you have incurred because of your injury.

    If you decide to proceed with a claim, we can help you by representing you during the claim process. We will match you with one of our specialist lawyers, all of whom work on a no win no fee basis. Your lawyer can guide you through the legal documentation you need to complete, even filling it in for you if you are too unwell to do so yourself.

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    If the third party who caused your accident offers you an early settlement, which may at the time seem highly attractive, your lawyer can also advise you whether to accept it or to persevere with the accident claim.

    We will always help you so that you get the best compensation that you deserve.

    Your injury

    You may have been injured because another drill participant ran into you, causing you to fall over. Even at a slow pace, a collision with another person could lead you to fall over and break your ankle or wrist.

    Exhibition drills often involve replica or even real firearms that could cause injury. If another drill participant was responsible for mishandling a bayonet, sabre or other sharp weapon, your case for compensation could be valid if they accidentally injured you with this.

    Document as much as you can remember

    You should document as much as you can remember about your exhibition drill accident. Start by noting down who caused the accident and how, and asking whether there are any witnesses to your accident.

    There may be CCTV footage of the incident, clearly showing how another person was at fault. Also ask your doctor for a copy of your medical record to share with your personal injury lawyer.

    Date Published: November 24, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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