The area around Auchterarder in Scotland is a popular area to play golf. In common with many other parts of rural Scotland, people are attracted to the fresh air and peace and quiet. Golf is a very popular and enjoyable past time and is not regarded as a dangerous sport. Yet many people are injured on golf courses in the UK every year. Most of these injuries are just accidents but where it is found that someone else is to blame for the accident then an accident solicitor case is started. This is where the injured person makes a claim for compensation from the person who was at fault for the accident and this sort of claim can be handled by Accident Advice Helpline.
This sort of claim is often categorised by the area of the country where the accident happened or the area of the country where the injured person lived. So, if the accident happened in Auchterarder it would be categorised as an accident solicitor in Auchterarder case. Also, if a resident of Auchterarder travelled to another part of the UK and was injured then this may also be categorised as an accident solicitor in Auchterarder case. Here are some examples of how an accident solicitor in Auchterarder case could arise on the golf course.
Accident solicitor in Auchterarder case – stray golf balls
We are all familiar with the sketch on comedy shows where someone gets hit on the head by a golf ball. This situation has been used for great comic effect for years. However, getting hit on the head by a golf ball is not at all funny – golf balls are very hard indeed. They are also struck with great force. If they hit a delicate structure on the face, such as the eye, then permanent loss of sight and even loss of the entire eye can result. This is a totally devastating and life-changing injury for anyone to suffer. Steps should be taken to guard against people suffering this sort of injury. This may be by way of information, fencing or warning signs.
Accident solicitor in Auchterarder case – golf buggy accidents
Riding around in a golf buggy seems like great fun and they are a handy way of getting yourself and all of your equipment from one end of the golf course to another. However, golf buggies are not toys! They are vehicles and like all other vehicles they can have accidents. They can overturn and can collide with other vehicles and structures. This is generally avoided by having well-maintained buggies that are suitable for the terrain a by providing adequate instruction and warnings about the dangers.
Accident solicitor in Auchterarder case – bar and restaurant
The bar and restaurant in the club house are just the same as bars and restaurants in other places. They are essentially commercial catering establishments. Therefore workers are exposed to the same sorts of risks as in all catering premises. One of the biggest hazards is slip, trip and fall hazards. This is best avoided by good housekeeping and suitable, clean and well-maintained flooring.
Date Published: 30th June 2013
Author: Sharon Parry