Have you experienced a winter sports injury through no fault of your own? We’re able to help you claim the compensation that you deserve.
Here at 1Solicitors, we have an expert team of lawyers who are always on-hand to support you throughout your skiing injury claims. We understand that although you accept some degree of risk when partaking in certain sports, accidents do happen – and they’re often through someone else’s negligence.
A common type of personal injury claim, injuries sustained through winter sporting activities (such as snowboarding accidents or skiing claims) are difficult to classify. This is because the range of damage that could be done can vary on a massive scale.
For that reason, we always advise taking photographic evidence of both your injuries and the location in which it took place. This will help our team and a Court to decide how much compensation you should receive.
When you’ve suffered a skiing injury, the first thing you’ll want to do is ensure that you’ve got the proper medical treatment to make a full recovery.
Our team can help you to receive compensation for skiing or snowboarding injuries in which you suffered with:
Remember that even if your injury isn’t listed here, you may still be eligible to make a claim. For more information, contact our team.
So long as your winter sports injury took place within the past three years, you’ll be able to make a claim for any snowboarding accidents or skiing injuries that you’ve experienced.
If you’re claiming on behalf of a child, you can either be appointed as a litigation friend or allow them to pursue the skiing injury claim themselves once they turn 18 years old.
Colliding with another skier or snowboarder can cause whiplash in extreme circumstances. If the incident was through no fault of your own, you may be able to claim compensation.
This depends on who was liable for the snowboarding accident. It usually is paid by their insurance provider.
In order to make a claim for your skiing or snowboarding injuries, we’ll need to know who was at-fault. This can be:
If your skiing injury claim took place abroad, there’s no need to worry. We have international solicitors who understand varying jurisdiction so you’re still able to pursue a claim.
The amount of compensation that is awarded for snowboarding accidents depends largely on the severity of your injuries. Generally, two types of payout are awarded:
For an accurate prediction on your likelihood of receiving either of these payouts, we’d advise discussing your case with a legal professional. However, you can use our online compensation calculator tool for a rough estimate.
We understand that you may need to explore your options before continuing with legal proceedings. For that reason, we offer CFA agreements (no-win, no-fee) on all of our skiing injury claims. This will allow you to understand the likelihood of success without being charged a penny.
To book your initial consultation with one of our expert solicitors today, contact us online or call us on 0330 7117 053. We’d love to help you get the winter sports compensation that you deserve.