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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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    Ribbon twirling accident advice


    If you have been injured taking part in the gymnastic sport of ribbon twirling you may need to seek ribbon twirling accident advice. If you’ve suffered an unforeseen sporting injury that was not your fault, Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you claim financial compensation to help you cope with what has happened.

    Staying safe in sports

    It is important to understand the risks associated with any sport before you begin practising it and ribbon twirling is no exception. Ribbon twirling is a fast-paced, graceful art as well an athletic sport. It also known as rhythmic gymnastics and is a kind of sport that carries a very high risk of injury if moves and stunts aren’t performed with necessary care.

    Before you enrol on a ribbon-twirling course, or take part in any activity like this for the first time, it is vital that you make sure that whoever is responsible for your training and safety (be this a company, coach or instructor) is fully qualified. Approach each move with care and don’t attempt anything above your skill level before you feel ready. If you don’t feel comfortable doing something, tell your coach. Your coach or instructor should supervise you at all times, as well as other gymnasts taking part in ribbon twirling, to avoid collisions. Make sure you practise at a safe distance from other athletes.

    You should always practise within a safe environment, with high impact floors covered by thick landing mats and foam. All flooring should be secured to avoid slips and the area where you practise should be empty and free of obstructions and tripping hazards. Make sure that you warm up properly at the beginning of each session and always wear the correct clothing, wrist straps and footwear to keep you safe.

    What do I do if something goes wrong?

    If the worst happens and do you suffer an injury at the hands of a company, your compensation will be covered by their insurance policy. If an individual is at fault, you may have to sue them for compensation. Unless they are rich, however, this may mean your money has to be paid out in instalments, which may take longer. Whatever the situation, try to get witness accounts from those around you and any photographic evidence if possible to support your claim.

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    Ultimately, if something does go wrong and you have suffered an injury, Accident Advice Helpline can give you quick and straightforward ribbon twirling accident advice to let you know whether it is possible for you to make a claim. If your case is eligible, one of our expert personal injury solicitors will begin work on your case. It is important to note that all our solicitors work on a no win, no fee* basis so you do not have to worry about dealing with any large upfront costs on top of dealing with your injury. We have extensive experience with sporting injury claims, so your case will be dealt with by experts who have the best chance of leading your case to success.

    Date Published: November 30, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.