Exercise is important for staying healthy and therefore more of us are participating in sports and other recreational and adventurous activities. In general, exercise is great and has a positive effect on our lives.
But with more people participating in sport, there are an increasing number of people suffering injuries as a result.
The basic legal principle is that you assume and have to accept a certain degree of risk if you participate in sporting activities, particularly contact sports.
Whilst we all have to accept some risk of injury, a number of injuries could have been avoided and are often caused by the fault of a third party. In these cases, there can be a right to claim for compensation.
The law surrounding sports injuries can be complex. It’s important to instruct a solicitor with experience of these types of claims. We aim to keep our advice clear and simple so you don’t need to worry about the complexities or the technicalities.
If you think that your sporting accident was caused by the negligence of a third party, please come and speak to us for free, no obligation advice.