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Winter Sports Injury Claims

The adrenaline, the excitement, the competition, whatever it is that draws you to winter sports, you also understand that there are risks involved. Skiing and snowboarding can be dangerous pursuits. In any event, they don’t need to be made more dangerous by the negligence of someone responsible for you while you’re on the slopes. If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault while participating in winter sports, then you should contact the personal injury lawyers at Jones Whyte at the earliest stage possible. We will do all we can to obtain the maximum level of compensation to which you’re entitled. Call us today.

Causes of Winter Sports Injuries

Although you necessarily shoulder some of the responsibility for your own safety when engaging in winter sports, there are also others on whom you rely to stay safe. Winter sport accidents that can arise because of a person’s or organisation’s negligence include: 

  • Where an instructor hasn’t given you proper training or they don’t warn you of dangers that they should have.
  • Where you are supplied with broken equipment or equipment that isn’t quite right for the sport you are engaging in.
  • Where someone operating machinery in an unsafe manner.

In order to help you in a claim for injuries sustained while participating in winter sports, we need to show that the person or body responsible for your injury owed you a duty of care and that they breached that duty. When you get in contact with us, we will discuss all the elements of your claim with you and establish that this is the case. If it is, then we will begin to prepare a claim on your behalf.

Bringing your Claim for Winter Sports Injuries with Solicitors in Glasgow

In order for the expert solicitors at Jones Whyte to be able to help you, we need information. This includes medical records and reports relating to the treatment of your injury. We also need statements from any witnesses, and evidence as to your financial losses, including loss of earnings and out of pocket expenditures. As well, we will need you to give us information as to hobbies you are no longer able to do because of your injuries.

It is imperative that you contact us as soon as possible after your accident, since the limitation period in which to bring claims in most cases is a maximum of three years.

Contact our Winter Sports Injury Claims Solicitors in Glasgow, Scotland

At Jones Whyte, we will talk through every aspect of your case with you, both prior to commencing and while it is in progress. We understand that it can be a daunting experience bringing a claim for compensation against another person or an organisation; that’s why we promise to check in with your regularly to keep you up to date with your claim and to address any concerns you may have. No two personal injury cases are the same, and so we will provide advice and support that is particular to your circumstances and needs. Contact us today by calling  01413751222 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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