Do you need to make Wakefield personal injury claims after being hurt whilst training?
If you’re new to working out, or if you have a particular fitness goal, you may decide to work with a personal trainer, rather than getting fit on your own. Although many people do just use their local gym to work out, using a personal trainer can help you to achieve your goals more quickly and, in most cases, they can help you to work out safely.
However, many personal trainers charge upwards of forty or fifty pounds for just one session so it can prove to be costly, particularly if you sign up for multiple sessions. In order to reduce the cost, many people choose to have group sessions. For example, you and a group of friends may decide to work out with a trainer at the same time or you may decide to join an existing group.
Even when you use a qualified and experienced personal trainer, it is possible for injuries to occur. If someone is new to fitness or is starting a new regime, it can take some time for the body to adapt so minor injuries could occur.
Is your trainer suitably qualified?
If your trainer isn’t properly qualified, or doesn’t follow the relevant guidelines, you could find yourself sustaining a more serious injury. If, for example, they give you the wrong weights to use or they over-tax you, you could get seriously hurt. Ironically, training too hard can simply result in you having to take more time off to recover, which can obviously have an impact on your fitness levels.
Check the equipment
As most personal trainers have their own fitness equipment that they use with clients, it can become worn or broken fairly quickly. If you’re given faulty equipment to use, there is an increased chance of suffering an injury, so you may want to switch equipment rather than risk hurting yourself.
If you’ve been hurt because of the actions of a personal trainer, you maybe thinking of making Wakefield personal injury claims against them. Providing you can show that your trainer actually was responsible for your injuries, there’s a good chance that your Wakefield personal injury claims will be successful and you should be able to obtain compensation.
Of course, the amount of compensation you’re able to receive is likely to depend on what type of injuries you’ve experienced and how badly they’ve affected you. If you want to find out how much your Wakefield personal injury claims are worth, we can help. Simply visit our Accident Advice Helpline’s main pages and take our 30-second test to get a rough idea of how much compensation you could be awarded.
Contact us at Accident Advice Helpline
Alternatively, if you want to speak to a member of our team about your personal injury claim, just call us now on 0800 689 0500 or ring us on 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 19th September 2014