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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

    Solicitors in Leek Wootton

    Local residents sometimes search for solicitors in Leek Wootton when they’re looking for someone to help them to claim compensation for injuries they’ve picked up while training or keeping fit. Of course the blame for the injury has to be attributable to someone other than the injury victim his/herself; perhaps either a gymnasium, or fitness centre, or a personal trainer.

    Exercise machines frequently cause injury

    In terms of fitness centres, and these include facilities in sports clubs, and hotels etc. it’s often the fitness machines that cause injury. It can happen when a machine either malfunctions, or perhaps hasn’t been properly serviced or maintained. Chains can snap, pulleys and pull cords get broken, saddles collapse, etc; there are any number of things that can get damaged. If the damage isn’t spotted or picked up in a regular maintenance check, something can break while you’re exercising and easily cause injury.

    As solicitors in Leek Wootton will tell you – people cause injury too

    Trainers and fitness coaches cause injury too, which is why they should all be covered by public liability insurance if they’re going to be taking classes; whether it’s a bulk class, or one-on-one training. If a trainer incorrectly assesses your ability or fitness level and over-trains you in a way that causes serious injury, you’ve every right to claim compensation via the solicitors in Leek Wootton or someone else like AAH.

    No proper induction training – if it causes an injury you could sue

    Likewise, if a trainer doesn’t teach you the correct way to use a particular type of exercise machine and you then get seriously injured; once again, you can sue for compensation. It’s why nearly all gyms and fitness centres these days put you through an induction course whereby they show you how to use the machines properly.

    Visit AAH’s website

    If you visit our website, you’ll see we’ve handled millions of these types of claims on behalf of clients from all over the UK. Whether its sports injuries, training injuries, or injuries suffered in the workplace, we’ve got an excellent success rate and you can read some of the great testimonials left by many genuine clients. You’ll also see the superb recommendation we get from Esther Rantzen, the famous people’s consumer champion who says. “Take my advice you can trust AAH to look after you.”

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    Pre-test your claim

    When you get to our website you’ll also see the HOW MUCH calculator we’ve got on our homepage. It’s a great way of pre-testing the validity of your claim, in principle, and getting an estimate for how much compensation you could be awarded. It only takes 30 seconds to use and costs you nothing – it’s free of charge!

    Our helpline

    To find out more about our no win no fee service, how it works, and how we can help you, call our free helpline and chat to one of our experienced advisers. You can reach them from any landline, by calling 0800 180 4123, or if using your mobile, by calling 0333 500 0992.

    Date Published: 10th April 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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