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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

    Fencing accident advice

    If you have suffered a fencing injury and wish to pursue a claim then you will want to seek out the best fencing accident advice.

    For many people, sport is a very important part of their lives. Besides staying fit and socialising with people who share the same passion, participating in sports can be very rewarding. However, what many people fail to realise is that most sports entail some degree of risk of physical injury they must accept regardless of the sport they practise. If you have been injured during a fencing bout, for instance, it could be a question of playing surface, equipment fault, pre-match preparations, or the actions of your adversary. If you can prove that the organisers or another competitor acted negligently, causing an accident that led to your injuries, the contact Accident Advice Helpline for qualified fencing accident advice.

    Can you make a fencing accident claim?

    In the same way as any other personal injury case, the compensation for a fencing accident is intended to make up for your pain and suffering. Quantifying all your pain and suffering is quite difficult, but certain amounts have been set based on the type and severity of injuries a person may sustain in order to help personal injury lawyers acquire appropriate compensation.

    UK law allows injured parties to bring claims against the people responsible for sports accidents, but a series of difficulties can still arise when pursuing a sports injury claim. If you have suffered a minor injury, for example, you have a slim chance of receiving compensation even if the injury affects your life seriously. In general, common sports injuries included in compensation claims are mild to severe head injuries, fractures, and damage to ligaments and muscles.

    What you should do if you have sustained a sports injury

    Negligence in sports may take the form of an unsafe playing surface, badly maintained equipment, a lack of supervision, insufficient training, misleading instructions, and overzealous actions of a competitor. To prove any of these, you will need direct evidence from spectators.

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    The most important thing to do after you have been injured is to seek medical attention. Seeing your doctor can help you begin treatment immediately. This will increase your chances of easing your pain and recovering sooner. The doctor will record your injury, offering you an official report regarding the time, nature, and severity of your condition. If the sports centre has an accident book, ensure that the details of your accident along with the contact information of witnesses are recorded before you leave the premises.

    How Accident Advice Helpline can help

    If you are looking for fencing accident advice, take the time to talk with our experienced personal injury lawyers. At Accident Advice Helpline we have a team of expert, dedicated solicitors who know how distressing, frustrating, and upsetting an injury can be, especially if you have to give up the sport you love so much. Our professionals have a strong track record of helping people claim compensation for the injuries they have sustained whilst playing different sports, including fencing, football, and motor sport. Contact us today on 0800 689 0500 and we will do everything we can to build a compelling case that will put you in first place in the compensation process.

    Date Published: August 24, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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