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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

    Rounders and injury advice


    Rounders and injury advice

    If you have sustained an injury in an accident that occurred while you were playing rounders, it is absolutely vital that you get the best possible rounders injury advice as soon after your accident as possible. At Accident Advice Helpline our specialist personal injury lawyers can give you the advice you need, when you need it. Established in the year 2000, we have helped thousands of individuals from all walks of life make successful accident claims and get compensation for their injuries – and we may be able to do the same for you.

    Injuries and treatment

    Individuals can suffer a number of different injuries while playing rounders. The game is one which involves high-speed sprinting, as well as almost solid heavy balls travelling at high velocity, which can cause nasty cuts, bruises and in more extreme cases concussions. Head and neck injuries, dislocated joints and broken bones also occur with some frequency as the result of trips or falls.

    With any injury it is essential that you get the right treatment as soon after you are injured as possible to get yourself on the road to recovery without delay. Making a full recovery from a sporting injury will often involve physiotherapy from a specialist sports therapist and whilst this treatment is available for free on the NHS, waiting lists are long and the delay can impact the amount of time it takes you get back to normal.

    The cost of private physiotherapy can be quite high; however, you should not delay your recovery for financial reasons if at all possible. In cases where the accident you suffered was someone else’s fault, you may be able to make a claim for compensation which will cover the costs of your physiotherapy, as well as other medical expenses and lost income if you are unable to work.

    Making a compensation claim

    If you think that you may have a legitimate claim for compensation, it is important that you (or a friend or family member) start to collect evidence that will support your claim as soon after the accident as possible. Useful evidence will include statements from people who witnessed the accident and their contact details, and photographs of any unsafe equipment or playing areas.

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    Additionally, a doctor’s note outlining your specific injuries and referring you to a physiotherapist; any bills you have had to pay for private medical treatment; and proof of loss of earnings will usually be necessary. Generally speaking, the more evidence you have, the better the chances are that your claim will be successful.

    To get the rounders injury advice you need in order to make an informed decision as to how to proceed, give Accident Advice Helpline a call on our free 24-hour helpline as soon after your accident as possible.

    Our team of expert solicitors will be able to help you work out whether you can make a claim for compensation and if you decide to move forward, we will work on a no win, no fee* basis which means that there will be no upfront charges.

    You can also visit our website and use our 30-second claim calculator to get an estimate of how much compensation you could be entitled to.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: October 18, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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