Exercise is good for your health. Provided you approach your programme carefully, there are many benefits – but you should be careful, because there’s always a risk of getting injured.
Sometimes, an exercise-related injury can qualify you to claim compensation. In such cases, an accident lawyer in Wyre could help you – but you may be better served by choosing a leading national firm, Accident Advice Helpline.
How to prevent exercise injuries – need an accident lawyer in Wyre?
Before we tell you about claiming through an accident lawyer in Wyre, let us give you a few tips on how to avoid getting injured while you exercise.
1) You wouldn’t drive a Formula 1 car as soon as you pass your driving test, so apply the same principle to your exercise plan. Don’t try to bench-press 250 lbs if you’ve never done any weight training. Start slowly and carefully, and build up gradually.
2) Take breaks. You may really get into exercising, which is admirable – but factor in rest days so that your body can repair itself. Cross-train, too, so you don’t overdo it in one particular area.
3) Keep hydrated. Drink sufficient water – you’ll be losing fluid through sweating.
4) Wear the appropriate clothes. If you’re running, wear running shoes. Whatever you’re doing, make sure the clothing is supportive but not restrictive – you need to have a good range of movement.
What if you do get injured?
Sometimes, you might have an accident and get injured, but it’s something that happens because you make a mistake – or it’s a hazard of the game. If you’re boxing, for example, you expect to be hit by your opponent.
But other times, you could be eligible to claim compensation through an accident lawyer, because your injury was not to be expected.
An example might be a case of injury because of tripping and falling on a squash court in a leisure centre. If this is because the squash court surface is damaged, you could claim, since the leisure centre should be providing you with an adequate court to play on.
How to contact an accident lawyer
If you have been looking for an accident lawyer in Wyre, why not call Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Alternatively, text “claim365” to 88010 and someone will get in touch with you.
The first step is for an advisor to take your details. If you’re eligible to claim, they will pass your details to our legal team, where it can be worked on. All our solicitors work in-house on a no-win, no-fee* basis, for your peace of mind in the event that you don’t win your case.
If you are successful, you will be awarded a payout for the accident – as well as any expenses you’ve incurred as a result of it.
Why not call us now?
Date Published: 5th December 2014
Author: David Brown