Sports Injury Claims

Participating in sports, whether at an amateur or professional level, carries certain risks that can lead to injuries. If you have suffered a sports injury that was not your fault while taking part in, or watching, a sporting activity, the team at JMW is here to help you make a sports accident claim. We have years of experience securing compensation for those who have suffered sports injuries as a result of somebody else’s negligence.

To speak to a solicitor about making a sporting accident claim, call us now on 0800 054 6570 or fill in our online enquiry form and let us know a convenient time to get back to you.

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How JMW Can Help You Make a Sports Injury Claim

You are entitled to make a claim if you suffer a sports injury as a result of another party’s negligence. Making a sports accident claim can be complex because it isn’t always clear who is at fault. However, regardless of the activity, accidents can happen and when they do, it is important you get the support of a specialist lawyer to help you seek compensation.

We have a great deal of experience handling cases relating to sports injuries and have worked with individuals who have suffered while taking part in the following activities:

  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gym workouts
  • Ice skating
  • Mountain biking
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Tennis

Regardless of the activity you were taking part in, if your sports injury was the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to make a sporting accident claim. 

When you are involved in a sporting accident, the stress of suffering an injury is likely to be amplified as you may have to refrain from taking part in an enjoyable hobby. If you are a professional sports person, you may even be facing the prospect of being unable to continue your career. Our experts understand the distress this can cause and, if you make a sports injury claim, we will ensure you receive the best support and advice to help reduce the impact on your quality of life.

JMW can help ensure you are appropriately compensated for your injuries, and can assist you in reclaiming any incurred expenses suffered as a result of the sports accident. This can mean anything from time taken off work, damaged items and sporting equipment and medical bills. We are dedicated to ensuring that you receive the best possible service and support after an accident, and our goal is to help you get back to the position you were in before the injury as quickly as possible.

Causes of Sports Injuries

There are many different ways an injury can happen while you are participating in a sport; however, those caused by somebody else’s negligence are likely to derive from the following:

  • Other participants acting recklessly
  • Defective equipment or facilities
  • Inadequate training
  • Poorly maintained pitches and flooring
  • Incorrect instructions from a coach or instructor

It is not only participants who can be injured during a sports activity. We have also helped spectators and bystanders make successful claims for injuries sustained through no fault of their own. For example, we’ve dealt with claims for those who have been injured by stray tennis and golf balls whilst at events, or walking past recreation grounds.  

Ultimately, whatever the scale of your injury, if it has happened as the result of another party’s negligence, you are entitled to make a sports injury claim.

Talk to Us

If you would like to discuss making a claim with us, get in touch with our sports injury solicitors by either calling 0800 054 6570, or fill in our online enquiry form to request a callback.

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