Events such as Wimbledon in the summer typically result in more people getting out there and availing themselves of a racquet and whites and making their way to the nearest tennis courts to emulate what they’ve just been watching on the TV. Some will stick with it and develop their new interest into a hobby, but many will typically soon lose interest and move onto something else.
Although it happens far less frequently, the Winter Olympics has a similar effect. As the UK is a little wanting when it comes to ski resorts, winter sports enthusiasts who are inspired to try their own hand at the events they’ve seen in resorts that actually have snow have to make do with dry ski runs. Apparently, these are very much like the real thing, and allow Britain’s winter sports athletes to train all year round.
However, as with all sporting facilities, you might be at risk of being injured in an accident that was not your fault while you’re attending one. This doesn’t mean falling off your skis after getting a little carried away and attempting maneuverers that were above your skill level; all skiers have to be prepared for this.
If you were to be injured in an accident that was not your fault that was caused by the negligence, incompetence or irresponsibility of the company that was running a dry ski run you were using, you might be able to use the services of a decent personal injury lawyer in Johnstone to sue for personal injury compensation.
Dry ski runs and a personal injury lawyer in Johnstone
It’s likely that you probably don’t have all the requisite gear if you’re new to skiing and want to try your hand at the sport on a dry ski run for the first time. No problem. Most dry ski runs hire out the equipment you’ll need. Dry ski run operators have a responsibility to make sure that the equipment they hire out to customers is in full working order and safe.
If they fail in this duty and you suffer an injury in an accident that occurred as a result of you being given a faulty piece of equipment, you might well be able to retain a top-notch personal injury lawyer in Johnstone with a view to securing recompense for your suffering.
If you were making your way down a run only for one of you’re the catches on one of your boots to pop open, you could suffer very serious injuries if you were travelling at a high speed. If you’ve been injured in an accident that was not your fault on a dry ski run, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 and ask for a personal injury lawyer in Johnstone to help you make your claim.
Date Published: 15th February 2014
Author: David Brown