Between one and one and a half million people attend an Accident and Emergency Department due to a sports injury every year. The people of Purley are more likely to attend with some types of injuries than others and some sports give rise to more injuries than others – probably because they are more popular and more people take part in them every day. In some circumstances the accidents give rise to sports accident claims and the injured person has to search for a sports lawyer who offers ‘no win, no fee*’ in Purley. The sports lawyer helps them to claim for compensation from the person or organisation that was at fault for the accident.
The sports claims that lawyers working for ‘no win, no fee*’ in Purley can handle
Sports injuries can occur in all sports but because some sports are more popular than others they result in a greater number of injuries. People who play the following sports are most likely to visit Accident and Emergency Department:
- Combat sports (karate, kick-boxing)
The term used to describe these sports is ‘contact sports’ and this is because people come into contact with each other when playing them. Many non-contact sports like running, mountain biking and skateboarding also give rise to sports injuries.
The injuries that lawyers working for ‘no win, no fee*’ in Purley can handle
The most common sporting injuries are:
- Soft tissue injuries
A fracture can be a simple fracture where the bones have cracked but have not moved – this is not that serious and is usually treated by immobilising the area with a plaster cast. However, some fractures can be much more serious – the bones may even protrude from the skin. When this happens permanent disability or even death is a possibility.
The treatment that lawyers working for ‘no win, no fee*’ in Purley deal with
The treatment will be dictated by the site and severity of the injury. Treatment at the Accident and Emergency Department may be:
- X ray
At the later stages of treatment there could be follow up visits to GPs, outpatients, orthopaedics or physiotherapy.
Finding a sports lawyer who works for ‘no win, no fee*’ in Purley
Sports injuries can happen to anyone who lives in Purley and who participates in a sport. We all accept some level of risk when we take up a sport – however, some sporting accidents are actually someone’s fault. There may have been faulty equipment or facilities or you may have been provided with inadequate training or supervision. If this was the case you can call a law firm like Accident Advice Helpline who have a team of sports injuries advisers who will be able to help you. Your claim will be handled by a sports injury lawyer who will deal with all the legalities of the case on your behalf.