Duncan Lewis is a leading firm of personal injury solicitors who can advise on making sports injury claims and compensation claims for catastrophic injury sustained in a sports accident as a result of negligence.
Sports Injury compensation covers a wide range of activities, but sports accidents claims include:
Sports injuries can also result from inadequate or negligent training or equipment which is poorly maintained and fails – or equipment which is not fit for purpose.
Contact sports injuries can result from poor technique or tackling, including fouls on opponents which can cause injuries such as head/brain injuries or neck/spine injuries.
Sports accidents can involve a wide range of injury, but the sort of injuries you can claim for include:
Claims for sports injuries fall under the area of law known as personal injury.
Personal injury claimants usually have three years from the date of the injury to make a sports injury compensation claim.
Claims can sometimes be made outside the three-year limitation period, however.
Because of the limitation period for personal injury claims, it is important to seek legal advice from Duncan Lewis sports injury solicitors as soon as possible if you are injured in a sporting accident.
Family members can call Duncan Lewis for advice on making a claim if a loved one has sustained a sports injury and is still recovering in hospital.
Compensation for sports injuries includes:
Sports injury claims are usually settled by the insurer of the party liable for the injury – whether this is a sports club or even trainer who was negligent.
Companies which supplied faulty goods or defective sports equipment can also be claimed against if the fault resulted in a sports injury.
If you sustained a sports injury on holiday and booked the activity as part of a package holiday, you may be able to claim against the tour operator if the activity company was negligent and you were injured.
Your Duncan Lewis sports injury claims solicitor will be able to advise you further.
Your Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitor will keep you fully informed at all stages of the case.
Most claims for sports injury compensation are settled out-of-court – Duncan Lewis personal injury lawyers negotiate hard to get the best settlement for you.
But if a court hearing is necessary, Duncan Lewis instructs leading barristers who specialise in sports injury claims, to make sure you have the best legal representation possible.
Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors have a successful track record in sports injury claims and will make sure you win the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries.
Contact Duncan Lewis for free advice on making a sports injury compensation claim by calling 020 7923 4020.