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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

    Compensation for golf injuries

    A lot of people think that golf is relaxing. It usually is but sometimes people get injured when they are playing golf.  That is why a lot of people seek compensation for golf injuries. Don’t think that you can get injured on the golf course? You would be surprised. Below are three ways that people are injured on the golf course every year and get compensation for it..

    Compensation for golf injuries due to golf cart accidents

    A common reason that people are injured on the golf course and why they often end up suing the golf course is because of accidents with golf carts.  This could include someone being hit by another person driving a golf cart, by two golf carts colliding, or because someone was riding on a golf cart and it tipped over. Whatever the case, golf carts can cause serious injuries to the people who are riding on them and to the people who are around them if the person isn’t driving the cart correctly.

    Compensation for golf injuries due to being hit by balls and or clubs

    Another common reason that people are injured on the golf course is because they are hit by someone’s golf club or golf ball when they are playing. A golf ball can cause a serious injury to a player depending on how hard it was hit and how close the person was to the person who hit it. Most people know to get out of the way of a golfer, but sometimes accidents happen on the golf course and result in juries.

    Compensation for golf injuries due to hazards on the golf course

    A third common reason that people are injured when they are on the golf course is due to the hazards. These are things like the water hazard and the sand trap. But it also can relate to a golf course that isn’t kept up very well and therefore has cracked sidewalks and other hazards that might make a golfer trip or twist an ankle while they are playing. It’s important for the golf courses to keep up with their maintenance and ensure that it’s safe for everyone to play on their course since a lot of compensation claims can come from hazards.

    If you have been playing golf and you find that you are injured and want to get compensation for golf injuries, one of the things that you should do is get a solicitor. Accident Advice Helpline has helped many people in your situation and we can help you. Call us free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone and we’ll find someone to help you.

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    Date Published: 11th August 2013

    Author: Rebecca Smith

    Category: Golfing accident claims

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