Skiing Injury Claims Compensation
One of the most dangerous sports in the world is skiing, particularly if you’re inexperienced. Whether you’re dry skiing or speeding down a hill in the snow, you are vulnerable to all kinds of minor and serious injuries. Even experienced and professional skiers can suffer serious injuries – in many cases, they are even more vulnerable than beginners. If you’ve suffered any kind of skiing injury that wasn’t your fault, get in touch with our experienced team today. These injuries can cause long-term, serious physical conditions. As such, you need to make a claim for compensation.
Whether you dry-ski, or you’ve suffered an injury on a professional ski slope, you could be left with serious health conditions. In many cases, you could even be left with physical disabilities which can have a serious impact on the rest of your life. If you’ve suffered any kind of injury, it is likely that the operator of the ski slope can be held accountable. This could be due to their negligence in caring for the slope, hiring out unsafe equipment or failing to display health and safety and warnings. When you are skiing, it is all too easy to suffer a serious injury due to a fairly simple mistakes.
Skiing Injury Personal Injury Compensation
Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team of no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation you are entitled to. We have more than 10 years’ experience when it comes to delivering all manner of personal injury claims to our clients. We can work with you understand if you have a viable claim for compensation against the person or company responsible for your injuries. In some instances, you will be making your claim against the owner of the ski slope, the manufacturer of faulty equipment or another skier for acting negligently towards you.
Whether you’ve suffered a minor or serious injury, or a loved one has died as the result of a skiing injury, don’t hesitate. Get in touch with our experienced team of personal injury solicitors today. We can help you to understand whether you have a viable claim. If you do, we will work with you to get the maximum amount of compensation that you are entitled to. We can help you to get the compensation you are entitled to following any long-term physical or psychological conditions. If you’re looking to make a personal injury claim against a company or person, get in touch with our no-win, no-fee experts today.
What is a Skiing Injury?
A skiing injury is any kind of injury which occurs at a ski slope or dry slope. These injuries can be extremely serious, often involving broken bones which can take weeks or even months to property heal. In some circumstances, these injuries can also cause long-term or even permanent disabilities. The severity of these injuries entirely depends on the circumstances of the incident. As such, these injuries can cover almost any kind of damage, from fractures to head trauma and mild bruising to soft tissue damage.
Both novice and experienced skiers are vulnerable to these injuries. In some ways, the more experienced you are, the more at-risk you are of suffering a serious injury. If you are a competent skier, you are more likely to try more difficult slopes. As such, you will be putting yourself at much greater risk. If you do suffer an injury due to someone else’s negligence, it is much more serious than stumbling on a minor slope.
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to help you get the compensation you are entitled to. Our personal injury lawyers have extensive experience when it comes to dealing with all kinds of injuries. We will help you to understand if you are eligible to make a personal injury compensation claim against the operator of a ski slope or another skier.
Over the years, we have helped hundreds, if not thousands, of people to claim following sports injuries of all kinds. Our personal injury solicitors are here to help you get the compensation you need to move on with your life. We can work with you to get you the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to.
Frequently Asked Questions About Skiing Injury Compensation in the UK:
How Much Compensation Could I Get for My Skiing Injury?
As with any kind of personal injury claim for a sports injury, the amount of compensation you will receive depends on the severity of your injuries. You’ll be able to make a claim for the level of pain and suffering that you’ve been forced to undergo. In addition to the actual pain and suffering you had to experience as a result of the injury, you will be able to claim for a range of different features too, including:
- The Presence of Long-Term, Or Permanent, Physical Disabilities and Conditions.
- Any Psychological Damages You Might Have Suffered. This Can Include Anxiety and Depression.
- Loss of Wages, or Loss of Potential Wages.
- The Injured (Or Deceased) Person’s Role in Your Household.
- Level of Negligence Displayed to Cause the Injury.
The no-win, no-fee legal experts from Tylers can help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to. Our personal injury specialists have worked alongside people from all walks of life to deliver essential personal injury legal services.
Compensation Amounts for a Skiing Injury
|Type of Skiing Injury||Description||Amount of Compensation|
|Pain and Suffering||Whenever you suffer any kind of sports injury, pain and suffering is always a concern. In many cases, this pain and suffering can be negligible and amount to nothing more than a few bruises. However, it is possible for these injuries to result in long-term, chronic pain. This can cause a great deal of suffering for many years, or even permanently.||£1,000 to £200,000|
|Minor to Serious Head Injuries (Including Brain Damage)||Some of the most dangerous kinds of injuries you can suffer as a result of a skiing incident are head injuries. It is even possible for these incidents to cause brain damage, which can lead to serious learning disabilities, amnesia and worse.||£11,650 to £307,000.|
|Minor to Serious Ankle and Leg Injuries||Ankle and lower leg injuries are commonly caused by sporting incidents, including skiing accidents. Skis can prevent your feet and lower legs from moving as they should. This can cause them to become twisted, trapped or break as they are held in an unnatural position. These injuries can cause both short and long-term health conditions.||£1,475 to £74,000.|
|Minor to Serious Shoulder, Neck and Back Injuries||Whether you land awkwardly or impact against a solid surface, shoulder, neck and back injuries are surprisingly common. These injuries are normally minor and constitute little more than a few aches and pains. However, in some cases, they can cause long-term or even permanent health conditions. Suffering from chronic pain and reduced mobility are common issues.||£6,000 to £122,350.|
For No-Win, No-Fee Personal Injury Claims, Contact Tylers Today
Here at Tylers, we understand that no two personal injury claims are exactly the same. With that in mind, the above table serves as a good indication of the amount of compensation you could expect to receive. However, there are many factors which will be taken into consideration, including your age, the level of negligence displayed and more. If you want a more accurate analysis of how much compensation you could be looking at, get in touch with our experienced team today.
What are the Common Causes of a Skiing Injury?
Most ski injuries are caused by being unable to control oneself while skiing. However, there are many other causes, including:
- Lack of Training or Health and Safety Information.
- Poorly-Maintained or Faulty Equipment.
- Failure to Care for the Slope.
- Overcrowding of the Slope.
Can Accidents Happen on a Dry Ski Slope?
Accidents are just as common on dry ski slopes as they are on snow slopes. These locations can be even more dangerous. This is due to the gridded nature of the slope’s design (which can trap skis) and the abrasive slope material.
What are the Most Common Kinds of Skiing Injury?
Broken bones and fractures are common on both dry and wet slopes. Losing control of your skies, or being hit by another skier, are also common causes of these skiing injuries.
Can a Skiing Injury Ever Result in a Wrongful Death?
It is possible for a skiing injury to result in a wrongful death. This can be instantaneous or over time. These injuries can cause internal bleeding and other health concerns which can lead to a wrongful death.
How Common are Skiing Accidents?
Skiing accidents are fairly common however they will rarely cause a serious injury. Broken limbs are fairly common, but the breaks are normally clean and can be repaired in a few weeks. Of the 51,000,000 annual skiers, there are only 54 fatalities.
Who Will Be to Blame for My Skiing Injury?
The person responsible for your skiing injury will depend on the circumstances of the incident. Most cases of skiing injury will be the skiers fault. However, if you can prove that you were treated negligently, you will be able to claim compensation.
Do I Need Training Before Going Skiing?
While you do not need training to ski, there are some slopes which do require a certain degree of skill. Dangerous ski slopes should be clearly marked to deter novice skiers from accessing them and doing so accidentally can lead to compensation.
Am I Eligible to Claim for Skiing Injury Compensation in the UK?
If you’ve suffered any kind of skiing injury, get in touch with the experienced team at Tylers Solicitors today. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation you need to move on with your life. Whether you’ve been unfortunate enough to suffer a long-term or short-term injury, get in touch with our team today.
Further Reading on Skiing Injury Compensation in the UK:
- Health and Safety Executive: The Safe Operation of Ski Slopes
- NHS Choices: Sports Injuries
- RoSPA: Skiing and Snowsports Safety
Contact Tylers Solicitors for Skiing Injury Compensation in the UK
Over the years, the experienced team at Tylers Solicitors can help all kinds of people to get the compensation they are entitled to. If you’ve suffered any kind of skiing injury, get in touch with our experienced team today. We can provide no-win, no-fee legal services to injured parties across the UK.
If you’ve suffered any kind of serious or minor injury, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team today. You can reach our no-win, no-fee legal experts today by calling us on 0800 699 079 or use our simple online contact form. Just leave us your contact information, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.