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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

    Sports coach injury advice


    If you coach a team or individuals in football, rugby, or another sport and have recently been injured, then you may require expert sports coach injury advice. Accident Advice Helpline can help you with a no win, no fee claim if the accident was not your fault and was due to the negligence of a third party.

    You have the same rights as a sports player to make a claim if you have sustained injuries while coaching. To confirm your eligibility, call us from a landline at any time on 0800 689 0500. Our advisors are available to answer all of your questions regarding claims.

    Sports related injuries

    Sports coaches provide advice and instructions to children and adults alike and can be a vital factor in the development of a team and their results. Injuries to sports coaches are rare but they can be serious depending on the circumstances.

    You could make a claim if the field or court you were coaching on was uneven, unsafe, or not maintained properly. This could have resulted in you suffering a broken leg after falling, or other physical injuries. The owner of the premises or field you are coaching on will be liable if they failed to adhere to health and safety measures.

    You could also file a claim if you were coaching at a local sports centre or youth club and fell on a wet surface, or tripped over an object or structure that should have been flagged as a hazard by staff on site. If you think that another person or organisation could have prevented your injuries, then we can make a claim on your behalf. There are no costs to pay upfront, so there are no risks involved. Use our free 24-hour helpline to find out how we can assist you with your compensation claim.

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    Claims procedure

    You will be need to have been treated by a medical professional for your injuries in order to make a claim, and a diagnosis must have been filed and recorded. We recommend that you write down any information you can remember about the accident, and get in touch with witnesses to support your claim.

    A claim will cover the costs associated with your injuries. These will include general damages that relate to how much time it has taken you to recover, and how it has affected your daily life. Claiming for special damages will cover any financial costs such as medical fees and lost income.

    About Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline was established in 2000 to help clients like you to cope with the consequences of a serious injury. We are dedicated to making people’s lives better by securing compensation that is rightfully owed to them.

    Our expert solicitors always strive to maximise your compensation. Our professional and efficient service has helped us to become a market leader in the UK. Call us via landline on 0800 689 0500, or on 0333 500 0992 if using a mobile phone, to get started with a claim straight away.

    Date Published: November 15, 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.