The borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester is known throughout the world as the home of Manchester United Football Club. Old Trafford, the club’s stadium, has been their home ground since 1910 and is the second largest ground in the UK with a capacity of 75,731.
It has hosted various championship matches, including the 1966 World Cup, two Rugby League World Cup finals, as well international competitions during the Olympic Games 2012. The club’s distinctive red and white kit originates from the Manchester City Council coat of arms and is now one of the most recognisable logos in the world.
With a reported 659 million followers worldwide, and most of its followers coming from overseas, Manchester United is by far the most internationally famous of all football brands. Supporting your team or playing in a team sport can be a lot of fun and it is a great way to spend time with friends and family. However, if you are injured, whether as a spectator or participant, you may require the services of Trafford no win, no fee* lawyers regarding compensation.
Can Trafford no win, no fee lawyers help me with my particular personal injury claim?
With many years in the compensation claims industry, Accident Advice Helpline have helped lots of people to claim compensation for various types of injuries. For professional guidance, call the team of advisers for free on 0800 689 0500 to see what kind of compensation your injury may entitle you to claim.
What types of injuries can Trafford no win no fee lawyers help me to claim for?
Contact sports can frequently result in minor injuries and cuts, bruises and abrasions are an accepted part of the game. Reckless behaviour, such as dangerous tackles, can lead to serious injuries and may result in permanent disability. Sports equipment that is not fit for purpose may also cause damage and lead to minor or more severe problems. Trafford no win no fee lawyers can help to claim compensation in the following situations:
- As a spectator – poor crowd control or fire safety can put people watching the game at risk of being trapped, crushed or burned. Broken seats or bottles can cause lacerations which, if left untreated, can cause inflammation and infection. Slips and trips may occur on steps and in tunnels if surfaces are uneven, dimly lit or slippery.
- As a participant – equipment such as goalposts with loose plating or screws can cause puncture wounds or lacerations, requiring hospital treatment and time off work. An incorrectly pegged goalpost can also cause strains and sprains due to loose netting becoming a trip hazard. Illegal tackles, such as those that trip or kick an opponent, can cause injury to the head, limbs and spine and can sometimes cause permanent mobility problems.
Date Published: 6th September 2014
Author: David Brown