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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

    Tumbling accident advice

    Tumbling is a spectacular – and fun – form of gymnastics: somersaults, flips and twists all get strung together in an explosive routine that people love to watch, however, when it all goes wrong, you may find yourself in need of tumbling accident advice.

    There’s no question that tumbling is inherently risky – indeed, for many gymnasts, the risks can be a part of the enjoyment as they feel their training pay off in terms of strength, speed, agility and control. Yet because of the risks that are built into the sport, it’s important to observe safety standards, from proper tumbling mats that absorb your landing impact to beginning with a good warm-up, ensuring you only attempt routines with adequate training, and avoiding distracting other gymnasts as they execute their routines.

    If you’ve been injured while tumbling, and you think that your accident was caused by a failure to uphold safety standards, then tumbling accident advice will help you work out if you’re able to claim compensation. Injuries come with all sorts of costs. You can lose – either temporarily or permanently – a part of your life that contributes to your well-being or livelihood. Medical treatment might be free on the National Health Service, but you can find yourself out of pocket for transport, childcare and help in your daily life if your mobility is affected. You may find it necessary to get private treatment or physiotherapy. A successful claim for compensation forces the person or institution responsible for the accident to make a contribution towards these costs.

    All advice is not equal

    The best foundation for a successful claim is informative, knowledgeable and up-to-date legal advice from a solicitor who has experience processing your type of claim in particular. Although personal injury law rests on simple principles, applying them to specific contexts and ensuring that victims get maximum compensation is a more complex affair. Gymnastics injuries are very specific and call for acquaintance with the sport’s safety standards and best practice. Although most local solicitors take personal injury cases along with the other work they do, they are usually starting from scratch when it comes to knowledge of the sport.

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we aim to match our clients with a solicitor who already has experience processing similar claims – something we can achieve because we’re a dedicated national personal injury law firm. We know how stressful and difficult the aftermath of an accident can be for the victim, and we provide friendly, professional service on a no win, no fee basis.

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    For more tumbling accident advice, just call our 24-hour helpline on 0800 180 4123 to talk to one of our trained advisers. They’ll be able to advise you about whether your tumbling accident makes you eligible to claim compensation and give you an idea of how much you might be awarded. If you have a case and want to go ahead, they’ll put you in touch with one of our expert personal injury solicitors who can help you collect evidence for your claim and process it on your behalf.

    Date Published: November 28, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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