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Football Injury Compensation Claim due to pothole

Football Injury Compensation Claims can happen at anytime as a result of uneven playing fields, potholes or dangerous tackles

Our client was at a football training session with his Under 12s team when he suffered injuries which led to this Football Injury Compensation Claim. The team were asked to run a lap around the outside of the football pitch to warm up. As our client was running with the rest of the team, he went into a deep hole which was hidden by grass, fell forwards and broke his left arm.  He instructed us to make a Football Injury Compensation Claim on his behalf as it was an accident which could have easily been avoided.

Liability/Blame for this Football Injury Compensation Claim

This Football Injury Compensation Claim was made against the local Council for failing to inspect the football pitch before letting children play football on them.  We argued that the Council failed to:

  • Carry out appropriate risk assessments and physical checks of the playing field
  • Carry out appropriate risk assessments for the route round the playing field where the children were told to run
  • Provide a safe running route
  • Have a reasonable system of inspection to check the playing field was safe for visitors
  • Fill in the hole to make it safe

Conclusion

Our client suffered a serious sports injury as a result of this avoidable accident.  The last thing he wanted to do was make a Football Injury Compensation Claim but because he suffered such serious injuries he felt he had no option.  We proved that the Council failed to keep our client safe and will successfully secure Football Injury compensation for him.

How can Carter & Carter Solicitors help with your Football Injury Compensation Claim?

David Healey at Carter & Carter Solicitors is very experienced in handling Football Injury Compensation Claims relating to all types of serious injury and is a specialist dealing with accident compensation claims involving fatalities, catastrophic injuries and amputations.

If you think that you have a Football Injury Compensation Claim, would like to have a chat about a potential claim or require further information, contact David Healey on:

Get in touch now about your Football Injury Compensation Claim

If you think that you have a case, would like to have a chat about a potential Football Injury Compensation claim or require further information, contact David Healey.

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