Avoid being injured when playing sport, and how to find a law firm in Thurrock if you are
It is possible to sustain serious injuries through playing almost any sport. Any physical activity puts you at risk of injury, purely because you are using your body in ways that it is not used to. If you play contact sports, then the fact that you are close to other people and generally kicking, throwing things about, or using bats and rackets will make it more likely that you will be injured. There are a few things you can do when playing any sport to keep yourself safe from injury, and here are a few of them:
- Steer clear of others. Unless you are playing a sport which literally requires you to go head-to-head with another opponent, you need to work out how to avoid running into teammates, and be aware of where everyone is at all times.
- Watch out for the ball. This also relates to the puck, shuttlecock, and so on. Whatever equipment the game is played with can cause injury if it hits you unaware, so you should always pay attention and know where it is in the game.
- Don’t show off. Playing sport well means being skilled at the game, not showing off to others to prove that you are a good player. Showing off will only lead to injury.
- Report incidents. If someone injures you or is playing dangerously during the game, don’t be afraid to speak up and report them. You may be badly injured next time, and you should get them warned or out of the game before this happens.
A law firm in Thurrock
If you are injured when playing sports, but feel that your injury was caused by the negligence of someone else, you may be able to make a claim for compensation through a law firm in Thurrock or Accident Advice Helpline. If you decide to use a law firm in Thurrock, you are looking for a firm that will provide you with a lawyer on a 100% no win no fee* basis, and will be happy to keep you updated as your claim progresses.
If you use Accident Advice Helpline, you can be sure that you will be offered advice and support throughout your claim, and that your lawyer will be experienced and keep you up to date. Your lawyer should also work entirely on your behalf, so that you don’t have to go to court. You can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, to speak to our friendly and helpful advisors. Or, you can complete the 30-second test on our website to get an estimate of how much your compensation could be worth.