If you have been involved in any kind of fast-paced activity, be it dancing, athletics or even performing for a live audience, you will know just how easy to be injured in this kind of environment, particularly if the right safety protocols are not upheld. If an injury occurs during a Zumba class, a Zumba accident claim can be sought and compensation may be paid in order to cover lost earnings or medical bills.
The subject of negligence during dance classes can be a tricky subject. It can be difficult to attribute blame for an injury, particularly if you do not have a legal background. For example, if you slip and fall whilst performing, breaking your hip in the process, who is at fault – you, or the individual or organisation responsible for the maintenance of the floor?
What is a Zumba injury?
If we take the above outlined scenario as an example, there are various instances in which a third party could be held responsible for the injury. They include situations in which the floor is damaged or uneven, as well as situations in which the floor has been made unsafe (after washing), but no attempt has been made to warn people.
Whilst you cannot claim for an injury resulting from personal negligence or shortcomings; for example, not following the advice of an instructor, dancing with poor eyesight or reduced motor skills, you may be eligible to claim for compensation if you are the victim of negligence on the part of a third party or organisation. With regards to Zumba, this can include damaged floors, uneven surfaces, unreasonably risky manoeuvres or poorly-given instructions.
What is Accident Advice Helpline?
Accident Advice Helpline is an established personal injury law firm with over 14 years of experience. We are efficient, fair and we get the job done – because your recovery is our top priority, both in terms of physical care and financial support. We believe that the individual or organisation responsible for your accident should be deemed liable for both your medical costs and loss of earnings.
Our solicitors work on a no win, no fee basis, in order to secure you the compensation that you deserve – be it the fault of a dance hall manager, a reckless Zumba instructor, or the owner of a dance establishment.
We have dealt with thousands of cases over the years, many involving performance-related accidents, so we understand what needs to be done to ensure that a claim is given the best possible chance of success.
What is the next step?
If you think that you might be eligible for compensation, call one of our friendly advisors direct today on 0800 180 4123. Or, if you prefer, text “claim365” to 88010 for a call back from a specialist associate. With any Zumba accident claim it is necessary to record details of both the injuries involved and the environment in which they were sustained.
Our process is structured to give you the best possible chance of success, whilst handling your case in a sensitive and caring manner.
Date Published: October 18, 2014
Author: David Brown