If you take part in any winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, or ice skating, you will be well aware how important it will be that you’re using safe equipment that has been thoroughly checked over.
If you do not, you could face the very real possibility of being injured in an accident that was not your fault. Among the types of accident you could wind up with is a whiplash injury in Cowdenbeath.
Whiplash injuries occur when the head is moved quickly in one direction or another, causing damage to the soft tissue in the neck. Although you might not notice the symptoms of a whiplash injury in Cowdenbeath in the immediate aftermath of an accident, symptoms can come on hours or even days after any incident. As such, you may find that you do not even know you have a whiplash injury until sometime after you were injured.
Whiplash injuries in Cowdenbeath
If you’re not a keen skier and have not had occasion to buy your own skiing gear, it will be likely that you’ll probably want to hire your ski equipment. There are dry ski slopes near Cowdenbeath which are popular, and along with them come the obvious possibility of accidents.
It won’t make sense spending hundreds, or even thousands of pounds on gear you’re not going to use very often, if at all in the future. However, it will be important to bear in mind that any equipment you hire that is not as it should be could pose a threat of doing you an injury in an accident that was not your fault.
Imagine that you had just got all the equipment you need from a ski hire store at the resort you’re staying at. You strap it all on, and make your way up to the top of a run. You’ve been careful to use a run that’s well within your capabilities, as are all too aware that- attempting a run for more advanced users could end in an accident, or even a nasty whiplash injury in Cowdenbeath.
Accident Advice Helpline
Under these circumstances, and others like them, there will be a chance that you might well be able to use the services of a top-class 100% no win no fee personal injury solicitor with a view to taking personal injury action against the ski hire shop that was responsible for you suffering a whiplash injury in Cowdenbeath.
If this something you’d be interested in, you should call Accident Advice Helpline on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 12th May 2014
Author: David Brown