Playing sports is a fantastic way to unwind. However, it is also a good way to end up getting injured. If you have been involved in a sporting accident which has caused injury, and you don’t think it was your fault, you should contact an injury lawyer in Crystal Palace at Accident Advice Helpline to find out if you are entitled to make a compensation claim.
Sporting injuries and accidents can occur in pretty much any sport in any situation. Footballers can be injured during a game, and an injury lawyer in Crystal Palace might be able to make a claim for compensation if the injury was sustained as a result of an illegal tackle. Players might even be injured if the groundskeeper did not fully maintain the pitch and remove items which might cause injury, for example glass or sharp objects.
Of course, it’s not just participants in sports who might be injured during the course of a match. Spectators might also end up being injured and wanting to make a compensation claim. If you have been injured as a spectator at any type of sporting event, you should speak to an injury lawyer in Crystal Palace to find out if you are entitled to make a claim.
A spectator might be injured on their way into the ground, for example by tripping over a hazard that has been left lying around by a member of staff. They might even fall from their seating if this area is not properly maintained or provided with adequate safety rails. There is also the opportunity to end up with food poisoning at the local café or burger van.
Speak to an injury lawyer in Crystal Palace
Regardless of the injury or the circumstances surrounding it, you should speak to an injury lawyer in Crystal Palace today to find out if you are eligible to make a claim. Alternatively, you could go onto the Accident Advice Helpline website and take our 30-second test. By answering a few simple questions, for example regarding your injury, accident and when the incident in question occurred, we can tell you if you are eligible to claim. This 30-second test also doubles up as a compensation calculator and can give you a good idea of how much compensation you can expect to receive if your claim is successful.
If you want more information on how much compensation you could win, then you should speak to your injury lawyer in Crystal Palace. Compensation is calculated on an individual basis. The severity of your injury is of course taken into consideration, along with the anticipated length of recovery and any ongoing impact the injury is likely to have on your life. Costs of treatment and any prescription charges are also taken into account, along with other out-of-pocket expenses and loss of earnings.
If you want to discuss your accident in more detail then make sure you get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline. Our expert advisers can be reached on 0800 689 0500 now.
Date Published: 13th November 2013
Author: David Brown