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Sports Injury Claims

Sports injuries can be life changing. They don’t just end playing careers – they can leave victims crippled or with debilitating conditions such as Post Concussion Syndrome.

Coles Miller personal injury solicitors handle No Win No Fee compensation claims from all over the country. We are recommended in the Legal 500 guide to Britain’s top lawyers.

No Win No Fee means there is no risk to you. No huge legal fees in the highly unlikely event of your claim being unsuccessful. Ninety nine per cent of clients rate us as “Excellent”.

Contact us today, 01202 355695 or fill in the email form on this page.

Handling Your Sports Injury Claim

Our experienced team of expert legal professionals can help you to:

  • gain early interim payments to fund your immediate treatment and rehabilitation
  • collect video evidence and witness statements from match officials, players and spectators to support your claim
  • protect your compensation with a personal injury trust to ensure you receive the maximum benefit from the payments

Have You Been Injured?

Many sports injuries involve broken or fractured bones and damage to soft tissues such as ligaments and cartilages.

They can be caused by dangerous tackles (or even assaults) in team games such as football or rugby.

Injuries can also be caused by defective sports equipment, dangerous pitch conditions or negligence by coaching and medical staff.

‘Playing through the pain barrier’ for long periods can make minor injuries worse – with serious long term effects. Managers and coaches who encourage this could be negligent in their duty of care.

Other sports injuries include:

  • motorsports crashes – motor racing, motorcycling, karting
  • cycling – crashes (often involving broken collarbones), Achilles tendonitis (caused by excessive training and racing)
  • boxing, martial arts – serious injuries caused by illegal punches, kicks and holds.

Concussion Compensation Claims

Concussion and Post Concussion Syndrome are recognised brain injuries. They are resulting in significant compensation claims around the world.

There is increasing concern about concussion in boxing/martial arts, rugby and American football (where the NFL has settled a $1 billion compensation claim).

Coles Miller is recognised for its expertise in helping victims of sports injuries. Our legal team includes Crispin Cormack, a former rugby international.

Typical Holiday Accidents And Illnesses Abroad

Road traffic accidents and illnesses such as food poisoning are among the most common compensation claims but there are many others.

Our experienced legal team can help you to claim damages for:

  • Road traffic accidents involving cars, coaches, buses, taxis, vans, motorcycles, mopeds, pedal cycles and other transport) – regardless of whether you were a driver, passenger or pedestrian
  • Accidents in hotels or resorts – such as slips, trips and falls on slippery or badly maintained surfaces
  • Air accident injuries
  • Injuries caused by sports, extreme sports and excursion activities such as skiing, parascending/paragliding, mountain biking, quad biking and horse-riding
  • Boating, sailing, water-skiing, personal watercraft and other water sports accidents
  • Food poisoning, water contamination or other similar conditions caused by others’ negligence
  • Injuries suffered as a result of natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes.

Injured? Get Expert Legal Advice

Contact Coles Miller to claim compensation for your sports injuries. Phone 01202 355695.

Our team of Personal Injury solicitors is led by Coles Miller Partner Adrian Cormack. He is recommended in the Legal 500 guide for his expertise in serious head and brain injury claims.

Meet the team

Adrian Cormack

Partner, Head of Personal Injury Department

Jonathan Rich

Solicitor

Brian Parsons

Personal Injury Executive

Crispin Cormack

Serious Injury Paralegal

Stacey Park

Serious Injury Paralegal

Lauren Newman

Trainee Solicitor

Lucy Andrew

Costs Lawyer

Rosie Galway

Legal Secretary