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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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    Lawn bowls injury advice


    To find the best lawn bowls injury advice on offer, you can contact the specialist personal injury advisors at Accident Advice Helpline. Ever since we were established in 2000, we have represented thousands of people through the legal process of claiming financial compensation for accidents caused by other people. If you would like to check your best options about claiming compensation, and find out what you have to do to start a successful claim, you can start by contacting us for expert advice.

    Lawn bowls accidents

    Lawn bowling has a very safe image – a few skilled players out on a sunny day passing the time in a well-played game of bowls. Whilst this can certainly be part of your experience while lawn bowling, it can also be a highly-competitive and fast-paced sport. Although a successful game of lawn bowling requires a lot of skill, sometimes a rapid amount of force is often needed to win.

    Despite its image, lawn bowling can be a risky sport. Other people playing may become so competitive as to lose a sense of proportion – you could have been struck by one of the bowling balls, perhaps leading to a fracture or even internal bleeding. The bowling balls are hard objects, which can do serious damage if they strike you in the head or elsewhere.

    You could also have been playing on an unsafe lawn at the time of your accident. Most lawn bowling sessions take place on a hired lawn or in a public space, which is maintained by a private owner or the public authorities. The lawn may have been full of holes due to severe rainfall, leading to you trip and fall. If you were playing on a lawn maintained by someone else and with their knowledge, this third party has an obligation to tell you about any dangers. A poorly-maintained bowling lawn could pose unacceptable and even illegal risks.

    If someone else caused your lawn bowls injury and you have the proof to support this, you could be able to raise a successful claim for accident compensation.

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    How to contact us

    To check if you are eligible to make a claim for accident compensation, you can start by calling us on our free 24-hour helpline at 0800 180 4123. To reach us on a mobile phone, dial 0333 500 0992. To receive a call back from us, you can text ‘claim365’ to 88010.

    When you call, one of our expert associates will take the details of your accident. If we think you have a valid claim, the associate will then pass you details on to one of our expert personal injury solicitors who work on a no-win, no-fee basis. All of our solicitors are specialists in personal injury law. Your solicitor can advise you about what the best course of action is as your claim progresses.

    Date Published: November 16, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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