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Sport Injuries

Sports Injury Claims

Can you make a sports injury claim?

Every sport carries some level of risk, accidents are common in sports, but where your injury is somebody else’s mistake, then you can claim compensation.

Many circumstances can lead to sports injuries, but when it comes to players, injury can be a result of;

• Improper tackle

• Poor coaching 

• Unmaintained fields and equipment

• Violent behavior 

You can suffer injury even as spectators, sports injuries can occur as a result of;

• Game riots 

• Gaming equipment 

• Cars veering off track 

• Poorly maintained stadiums or grounds 

If you are doubtful about your claim, contact an expert legal advisor on  for free. They will discuss your incident with you and then they will be able to let you know whether they think you can make a successful claim.

What compensation can I claim?

The compensation you can for depending upon your damage.

In General Damages case you will get-

In the Special Damages case you will get:

Compensation to cover any losses you have suffered as well as any following expenses to trial. The amount will be fixed from the evidence that you have provided in the shape of documentation, receipts, and statements.

For Future Losses:

Types of sports injury claims

Every sport carries some level of risk of injury – but by giving the right level of care and attention to those around you, some damages can be excluded.

Team sports

Team sports are more at risk because of the number of players. Popular team sports like rugby, football, and cricket can cause severe damages. But most accidents happen as a result of unfair play by the opponent, or by assault if the opponent is acting aggressively. Usually, damages involve ligament or tendon damage, leg injuries, head injuries, or whiplash.

Horse riding injuries

Stables and trekking centers have the responsibility to make sure you have the good equipment and training you require to ride safely. If you have given poor instruction or have faulty equipment like tack, safety hats, girth, or reins, the result can be critical.

Gym injuries

Gym owners and staff have the responsibility to make sure the equipment is properly maintained and safe for use, otherwise, results can be critical, injuries can occur – for example, if weights machines, treadmills, or benches break while you are exercising on them.

Injuries as a spectator

Most people think only players can be injured in sports injury - but every person present at a match comes under sports injury including people watching.

You can suffer injury even as spectators, sports injuries can occur as a result of;

• Game riots 

• Gaming equipment 

• Cars veering off track 

• Poorly maintained stadiums or grounds 

How we can help

If you have been involved in a sports accident, and you were an innocent victim of that accident, it is likely a solicitor can assist you to make a claim compensation. 

There are several ways a solicitor can be helpful:

We will be with you each step of the way and speak on your side in court.

If you want to claim, firstly, contact a trained legal advisor for free on . After discussing your case they will be able to tell you whether you have a claim or not.

What evidence will I need?

If you have been involved in a sports accident and suffered an injury through playing or watching a sport, you can claim. To strengthen your case if you need to provide:

How long will my claim take?

No one can tell the exact time a claim takes. How long will your claim take will depend on factors, such as:

How serious your injury is;

No one can tell the exact time a claim takes. But once an experienced solicitor has heard about your case, he can give you an idea of how long it will take.

No win no fee

You can make your claim on a no win no fee basis in a sports injury claim, which means you will be charged only when your claim succeeds. There is no financial risk in this claim. If you win you have to give your solicitor's fee from 25% of your compensation.

What if the injury was partly your fault?

Even if the injury was partly your fault, You may be able to claim some compensation  – as long as somebody else was also involved and it was his initial fault. This is called ‘contributory negligence’.