Although running is a popular pastime in the United Kingdom, it can sometimes be dangerous. Whilst running is a great way to keep fit, it’s important that you take care and do your best to avoid injuries. For example, you may want to start out by alternating between walking, jogging and running so that you don’t overexert yourself and leave yourself vulnerable to injuries.
Similarly, you may want to visit a running or sports shop so that you can purchase the appropriate shoes. Using the wrong trainers could make you more likely to succumb to injuries and this could delay your training.
Whilst it may be possible to avoid some types of injuries, sometimes accidents can occur suddenly and there may be nothing you can do to prevent them. If you’ve been injured whilst running and it wasn’t your fault, you may want to consider making a claim for compensation.
Could personal injury claim solicitors help you to make a claim?
If you can prove that you weren’t responsible for your injuries, it’s likely that personal injury claim solicitors will be able to assist you. If you were running in an urban area, for example, and a vehicle hit you, you should be able to obtain compensation if you can show that the driver was at fault.
Alternatively, if you tripped on a cracked or broken paving stone, you may be able to make a compensation claim if you can show that the council should have repaired the damage.
If you’d like to discuss your claim in more detail, why not get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline and speak to our personal injury team today? We have plenty of experience in dealing with personal injury claims and we’ll be able to confirm your eligibility to take legal action and answer any questions you may have.
We also operate on a no win no fee* basis so if you do decide to make a claim with us, you won’t have to pay any upfront fees or legal bills.
Looking for personal injury claim solicitors in Hertsmere?
To find out more about making a claim and obtaining compensation with help from personal injury claim solicitors, contact Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
We do not have personal injury solicitors in Hertsmere working directly for us but this doesn’t matter, we can still help you claim as we are a national injury law firm that covers all areas of the UK. So if you need personal injury solicitors in Hertsmere or anyway make us your first point of call.
We’ll also provide free no obligation advice so you’ll be able to find out everything you want to know about the claims process before you decide whether or not to take legal action.
Alternatively, to learn more about making a claim, you can visit the Accident Advice Helpline website. You could even take our simple 30-second test to find out how much compensation you could be eligible to receive!
Date Published: 10th August 2015
Author: David Brown