Sports and Leisure Injuries

Dad Hit By Falling Rugby Post Secures Damages

Accidents are always unexpected, but some are more so than others. In one case, a businessman who...

Woman Trampled in Holiday Camel Ride Secures Compensation

Holiday experiences can change from good to bad in an instant, but where injuries are sustained...

Alpine Coach Crash Victim Wins Damages Settlement

The psychological scars borne by road accident victims can be just as serious as their physical...

Rugby Union Player Cleared of Recklessly Injuring Opponent

Those who take part in contact sports necessarily accept some risk of injury. The High Court made...

Diners Struck Down With Salmonella Win Damages

Expert legal advice is essential for those injured or made ill during a leisure activity, as was...

Package Tour Operator Not Responsible for Tourist's Ordeal

Package tour operators are under a duty to ensure that their clients' holidays are of a reasonable...

Injured On a Cruise Holiday? Compensation May Be Due

The sea is a very different legal environment from dry land and those who suffer injury on board...

Knowing Your Target the Problem in Accident Damages Case

A tragic ending to a family holiday led to a dispute which was only resolved in the Supreme Court....

When Does a Passenger Disembark From a Vessel?

When can a passenger be said to have embarked or disembarked from a vessel? The Court of Appeal...

Microlight Accident Victim Awarded Almost £100,000

Aircraft passengers ultimately put their safety in the hands of pilots, but if things go wrong, it...

Freeholder Not Liable for Tourist's Fatal Fall

In a tragic case involving a tourist who was killed when he fell down a staircase on his...

Riding Accident Teenager Due Millions in Compensation

Sporting injuries are common, but few could be worse than those suffered by a 14-year-old girl who...

Mountain Biking Accident Victim Due Seven-Figure Damages

Most sporting activities entail some inherent risk to participants, but that does not mean that...

Family Wins Damages After Holiday Ruined by Illness

A family from Essex who suffered from gastric illness while on holiday in Egypt have won a...

Romantic Getaway Turns Into Holiday from Hell

A holidaymaker from Ashburton in Devon has commenced legal proceedings against tour operator...

Holidaymakers Struck Down With Illness to Claim Compensation

A group of holidaymakers who developed gastroenteritis while staying at a resort in the Dominican...

Injured Bungee Jumper Receives £25,616 Compensation

A thrill-seeker who was suddenly struck blind two weeks after he was propelled into the air by a...

Holidaymaker Speared by Parasol Due Millions

In an important case which gives hope to any British holidaymaker injured abroad, a family man who...

Sickness Bug Cruise Passengers Seek Compensation

Lawyers are claiming compensation on behalf of a group of cruise passengers who say that what...

Boy Due Six-Figure Compensation After Holiday Pool Accident

Lawyers representing a 10-year-old boy who very nearly drowned in a swimming pool accident whilst...

Soldier Injured on Exercise Let Down by Army

All employers are under a duty to take appropriate measures to safeguard workers against the risk...

Family Wins Compensation for Holiday Illness

A family from Cheshire whose holiday was ruined when they all fell ill with a violent gastric bug...

£5.5 Million Compensation for Power Boat Racing Tragedy

A man who suffered catastrophic head injuries when he was run down by a speeding vessel during a...

Boy Due Big Compensation Payout for Cycling Accident

An 11-year-old boy who suffered a broken back when he tumbled over a low bridge parapet whilst...

Champion 'Flow Rider' Sues Over Zipwire Tragedy

A former adventure sports instructor and champion 'flow rider', who was confined to a wheelchair...

Great-Grandmother Wins Compensation for Ruined Holiday

A 72-year-old great-grandmother from Lancashire has won £3,500 in compensation from her tour...

Golfer Settles for £20,000 for Broken Arm

When a retired sea captain's arm was fractured when he was hit by a stray golf ball while...

Bride Who Tripped After Bali Wedding Wins £40,000

A bride who suffered a shattered heel when she tripped over a poolside step within minutes of her...

Payout for Luxury Wedding Ruined by Stomach Bug

A couple whose luxury wedding in the Dominican Republic was ruined when they and several of their...

Friends Win Compensation for Holiday Illness

A group of friends have secured a compensation settlement after they fell ill whilst on a package...

£3,000 Compensation for Woman's Ruined Holiday

A holidaymaker who was struck down by a serious gastrointestinal infection whilst on a package...

Woman Wins Compensation for Fall in Caribbean Hotel

A holidaymaker who broke both her legs in a fall at a hotel in the Dominican Republic has won...

MoD Pays Out for Injuries Caused By Low Flying Aircraft

In the past year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has paid out compensation to a number of people...

Safety Standards on Package Tour Holidays

A 2012 decision of the court to award a holidaymaker £19,200 in compensation for injuries...

Holidaymakers Compensated After Cruise Nightmare

A couple from Cardiff who were among a number of tourists struck down by a virulent gastric bug on...

Tour Operator Agrees £1.9 Million Settlement

More than 400 British holidaymakers who endured a ‘holiday from hell’ at a resort in...

Holidaymaker Receives £2,500 for Poolside Fall

A woman has won £2,500 in damages for a foot injury she sustained while on a Club 18-30...

£8,500 for Holidaymaker Who Slipped on Marble Floor

A holidaymaker who slipped on a wet marble floor has won £8,500 in compensation for the...

Holidaymaker Wins £22,000 for Salmonella Poisoning

A woman whose holiday was ruined by a salmonella infection has won £22,000 in damages. ...

Paralysed Ex-RAF Man Wins Accident Compensation

A former RAF aircraftman who was paralysed in an accident at a ‘Health and Fun Day’...

Woman Scarred in Boat Accident Wins £55,000

A woman who injured her face when she crashed into a stanchion on a boat during a river trip has...

Tour Operator Pays Out £37,000 for Holiday Slip

A holidaymaker who was knocked unconscious after she slipped on water that had leaked from an air...

Scout Leader Wins Damages for Assault Course Injury

A scout leader who injured his back descending a fireman’s pole at an activity centre in...

Holidaymakers Win Damages for Ruined Trip

Sixty-nine British people who contracted a stomach bug whilst on holiday in Spain have won more...

Damages for Woman Burned by Flaming Cocktail

A young woman whose hair caught fire when she was served a flaming cocktail has won damages for...

Holidaymaker Wins Compensation for Allergic Reaction

A woman from Bradford who became seriously ill while on holiday at Butlins in Skegness, after...

Amateur Footballer Wins £16,500 for Late Tackle

A footballer whose leg was broken when he was tackled by the opposing team’s goalkeeper has...

Holidaymaker Receives £3,000 for Hotel Fall

A woman who was injured in a fall at the hotel where she was staying on holiday has won...

Woman Wins Compensation for Horse Riding Fall

A horse rider who suffered a serious brain injury in an accident involving a motorbike has won her...

Gym Member Wins Compensation for 'Spin' Class Injury

A woman who was attending a ‘spin’ class at a gym in Barnstaple in Devon has won...

Six-Figure Compensation for Microlight Crash

Two pilots have each won damages after the microlight they were flying fell apart in mid-air. Jim...

£37,000 Compensation for Injured Horse Rider

A rider who was injured after being thrown from her horse has won compensation of £37,000. ...