Anyone playing sport at any level recognises that there will always be a risk of injury. However, in some cases it may be that your injury was preventable and the responsibility lies with someone else.
In these circumstances, Croftons Solicitors can provide invaluable assistance that will help you on the way to receiving compensation for your injuries.
When can you claim?
There are certain situations where pursuing sporting injury compensation would be appropriate. In cases where a participant suffers a particularly serious injury, a closer look at the incident may reveal grounds for a claim.
For example, it may be that a playing surface was made unsafe by the weather conditions, but organisers or the referee failed to take the players off the field.
Organisers can also be at fault if you are injured because you were not issued the correct safety equipment, such as helmets or protective padding, before play was allowed to begin.
In sports such as boxing, where the match can be ended at the referee’s discretion, it could be the case that a serious injury might have been prevented by an earlier stoppage.
Your fellow players can also be liable, for instance if they make a dangerous move that falls well outside the laws of the game.
Cyclists could find themselves at the centre of a road traffic accident claim if they are hurt in an incident that was someone else’s fault.
Ask Croftons Solicitors About Sporting Injury Compensation
As you can see, the range of circumstances where a sporting injury claim may be possible is quite broad, and our team can help assess the likelihood of a successful claim.
We also recognise that people who enjoy playing sport regularly may wish to return to full fitness as quickly as possible.
To that end, we will work hard to ensure you get the correct physiotherapy to help your recovery, in the first instance by requesting this is funded by the defendant’s insurer.
If you would like to speak to us about your sports injury, call our team free on 0800 2800 094, or complete our contact form.