When you take part in sporting activities, you must accept that there is a risk that you will sustain a personal injury. Unsafe sports facilities, inadequate instructions from coaches, and violence from your fellow participants can all cause you to sustain serious injuries through no fault of your own.
If you have suffered an injury in a sporting accident caused by someone else’s carelessness, you may be forced to sit on the sidelines for weeks on end, or even give up the sport you love. In such an instance, you may have a legal right to receive sports injury compensation through sports injury solicitors.
Seeking medical assistance following a sporting accident
If you have suffered an injury due to the negligence of another person, you should seek medical attention from your local GP’s surgery or A&E department as soon as possible. In doing so, you will allow a trained doctor to create a written record of your injuries, which will assist your solicitors in gathering the evidence you need to secure a fair compensation settlement from the guilty party.
Looking for solicitors in Woldingham?
At Accident Advice Helpline, our trained claims advisors offer free, no-obligation advice on sports injury compensation claims. To take advantage of their expertise, please call our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone, and provide them with the details of your accident.
Although we do not have injury solicitors we can still represent you and your claim. This is because we are a national firm that works across the whole of the UK. So if you need injury solicitors look no further than our expert service.
If your claims advisor believes you have a strong case for compensation, he or she will assign your case to our experienced team of sports accident solicitors on a 100% no win no fee basis. This means that you will not have to worry about finding the money to finance your claim.
To increase your chances of winning compensation, you will need to work with your legal team to gather the following evidence:
- Comprehensive statements from witnesses present at the scene of your accident;
- Photographs of the cause of your accident;
- Medical reports detailing the nature and severity of your injuries;
- Detailed accounts of the way in which your injuries have affected your home and work life; and
- Receipts for the financial losses and expenses you have incurred as a result of your injuries.
If you are able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that someone else caused your injuries, you will be able to walk away with the compensation you deserve.
To discuss your accident in more detail with one of our expert advisers dial 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile now.
Date Published: 27th June 2014
Author: Jan Newell