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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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    Footbag games accident advice

    If you sustained a personal injury in a recent footbag accident, you may be looking for a good place to find footbag games accident advice. You may have been accidentally kicked or run into by another player, or the pitch you were playing on may have been unsafe. If you suffered a personal injury that was caused by someone else, whether another player or the people who were supposed to maintain the pitch, you could be able to start a claim for financial compensation.

    Footbag accidents

    Footbag games have been around in one form or another for a long time. Playing footbag involves kicking a soft, small ball around, either with the aim of hitting a target or keeping it out of another team’s possession. Although it is a relatively small scale sport which you can play with just a couple of friends, it can involve a lot of skill to keep the ball in the air.

    Footbag games are usually fun, short and low-risk. You can be hit by the ball, or slip and fall when trying to keep it in the air on your foot, but such minor slip ups are normally harmless. The softness and small size of the ball means it is not an inherently dangerous object.

    Nonetheless, you may have been hit by the ball with considerable force. If it hit you in the eyes, for example, it could have done some considerable damage to your eyesight. Also, another player could have fractured your arm or leg by running into you at full speed, or by tripping you up on the field. Many footbag games, of course, are competitive in nature and players need to balance a desire to win with good grace on the field.

    Also, you may have been injured because you were playing in a dangerous environment. You may have been hit by a low-hanging tree branch, or the pitch you were on may have been full of holes or other dangers.

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    If you think your footbag games accident had someone else to blame for it, you can contact Accident Advice Helpline, to see how we can help.

    Claiming financial compensation

    A successful claim for financial compensation can help you gain a sense of closure relating to your accident. The other person’s recognition that they were at fault can help you to move on from the accident. Moreover, you can also win a significant amount of money. Your physical or psychological injuries could have had a financial impact on your life. You may have been liable for medical expenses or other expenses, which you may not have budgeted for. A successful footbag games accident claim could thus help you maintain your financial independence.

    Our advice

    We can help you by giving you expert personal injury advice, available when you call us on our free helpline: 0800 180 4123. We employ personal injury solicitors who can advise you through the legal claim process. All of our lawyers work on a no win no fee basis.

    Date Published: November 24, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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