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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

    Grand Prix accident claim

    If you’ve been injured as a spectator at a Grand Prix racing event, then you could be in a position to make a Grand Prix accident claim. Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm specialising in injury claims of all kinds, and is the best place to go if you think you could have a compensation claim – whether it’s against the event organisers or another party. We operate a 24-hour free helpline that gives you the opportunity to speak to one of our friendly and professional trained advisors. They will be able to assess your claim and tell you whether they think it is worth pursuing. You then have the option of getting in touch with one of our expert lawyers, who will take your case on a strictly no-win, no-fee basis. To find out how much you could be entitled to, simply visit the Accident Advice Helpline website and use our quick and easy 30-second online claim calculator.

    Grand Prix safety obligations

    All Grand Prix events, including those at the Silverstone racecourse in Northamptonshire, are expertly managed, stewarded and marshalled to meet stringent health and safety requirements. The well-being of spectators is rightly the top priority of the organisers, but sometimes things do still go wrong. Examples could include crush injuries, scalding or food poisoning due to the carelessness of a catering supplier, tripping over objects left unattended in a public causeway, or an accident caused by a drunk or belligerent member of the public. In such cases, you could have grounds for a compensation claim, but you must be able to prove that the accident was the fault of a third party. If the organisers did not meet their health and safety responsibilities, then they will have an insurance policy to cover any claims. Individuals can also be liable to pay compensation to an injured party, though they will probably have to pay out in smaller instalments.

    Making a claim

    In addition to proving that your accident was the fault of a third party, you will also need your injuries verified by a recognised medical authority, such as a doctor. The accident must have happened no longer than three years ago, and ideally you should be able to provide impartial witnesses who can testify that your accident was the fault of a party other than yourself. Physical or psychological after effects of the accident can also be taken into account when calculating the value of your claim, but these too must be verified by a qualified medical practitioner.

    Call us now

    It’s important to act sooner rather than later in getting your claim underway, so that Accident Advice Helpline can do their very best to secure the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to. Remember, pursuing a compensation claim is not just to aid your own recovery, but to make those responsible for your accident change their ways before another person is injured. So if you’ve suffered an injury as a Grand Prix spectator, call or visit our website today.

    Date Published: November 2, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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