Every year, thousands of people are injured in accidents that were not their own fault; they can happen at any time and anywhere. If you are a jockey, for example, you may be wondering if you can make a horse jockey accident claim. You can rest assured that we at Accident Advice Helpline are here to help if you wish to make a claim for compensation, no matter how your injuries were caused. Phone us today and one of our experienced advisers will be happy to discuss the options available to you. Alternatively, you may prefer to try out our 30-second injury claim calculator, which is available free on the website.
Accidents at work
Working as a jockey naturally involves a degree of risk. You are likely to be well aware of the dangers of working with horses and accept that there is always an element of unpredictability in their behaviour. You can make working as a horse jockey safer and more predictable in a number of ways, but ultimately your employer is legally bound to look after your wellbeing.
If negligence or an unsafe working environment caused your horse jockey accident you are likely to be entitled to claim for financial compensation. The award is designed to help cover medical fees, loss of earnings and go some way towards easing the distress caused by your injuries.
Can I afford to use Accident Advice Helpline?
Accident Advice Helpline was set up with the prime purpose of making it possible for anyone, regardless of his or her financial situation, to have access to high quality legal representation. Our expert call advisers offer free, no-obligation advice and should be able to tell you within minutes if you have a potential claim to pursue. If he or she believes you have a claim, your case will be passed to one of our fully trained and experienced legal representatives who will guide you through the entire claims process.
Make a simple phone call to Accident Advice Helpline for a confidential chat about the circumstances of your accident. We can generally help with your case if your injuries were sustained in the last three years, required medical attention and if someone else caused your accident. This may be an employer, racecourse owner or maintainers or even members of the public.
Injury claim calculator
Why not try our free, 30-second injury claim calculator, which is available on the website? This simple test will tell you if you have a potentially successful claim for financial compensation for your accident and give an approximate guide to the amount you might expect to receive. There are just six simple questions to answer, including if your accident happened in the last three years, was caused by someone else and if your injuries required medical attention. You can also call us to check your legal rights.
Contact us today on our free, 24-hours a day, advice line at 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone and one of our expert advisers will check see if your claim is likely to be successful.
Date Published: February 15, 2014
Author: David Brown
Category: Horse riding accident claims