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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Ski Accident

    A lot of people go skiing and when they go skiing they often get hurt. There are different reasons that people can injured when they are skiing. Below are three of the reasons why people are injured when they are skiing in the accidents that they often are in.Chances are if you are injured when you are skiing, it will be due to one of these three ways.

    Reason for a ski accident 1 – collisions

    This kind of ski accident that someone suffers when they are skiing is a collision. This is what happens when at least two skiers collide with one another on the slopes. This can result in one or more of the skiers being injured and it can lead to injuries that are mild to very bad. Often the people who are involved in this ski collision are going to claim against one another, saying that they had the right of way. Another type of collision that happens to skiers is when they run into a tree or a rock.

    Reason for a ski accident 2 – negligence of the ski instructor

    A lot of times accidents happen because the ski instructor was negligent. Sometimes the instructions of the ski instructor won’t be clear. This can lead to the student being injured because they weren’t given instructions that they understood. An injury can also happen because the ski instructor didn’t provide a safe place for the person to learn how to ski or because they collided with their student when they were trying to teach them how to ski.

    Reason for a ski accident 3 – falling

    These kinds of accidents aren’t really common, there are people who have fallen and been injured because of it. Sometimes skiers can fall from the chairlift, from a cliff, or from a mountain. When these accidents happen, they can be very devastating and can cause serious injuries to the people who fall.

    Even though a lot of people are injured while they are skiing because of something that is beyond their control, there other times when someone is injured because of another person. If you have been injured because of someone else while you were skiing, you should get a solicitor help you with your claim. Call us at the Accident Advice Helpline and we will help you in finding the right solicitor for your claim. We are always here and we can help you. Our professional staff can give you the advise you need and we work with some of the best solicitors in the United Kingdom.

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    Date Published: 23rd February 2013

    Author: jan_newell

    Category: Skiing accident claims

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