While playing sports can be great fun and exercise, they also carry with them the chance of getting injured. However, while it may be common to get some bumps and bruises while playing a game of basketball, football, or other sport, some injuries happen due to the carelessness and negligence of others.

Personal Injury AttorneyWhen this happens, serious injuries such as broken bones, head injuries, or others can occur. If you find yourself having received a sports injury due to the negligence or carelessness of others, it's time to consult a personal injury attorney about filing a sports injury claim.

Types of Sports Injury Claims

If you are filing a personal injury claim due to being injured while playing sports, there are many types of claims that can allow you to gain the financial compensation you need to cover medical costs, lost wages, and other expenses.

These include:

--Injuries sustained due to using faulty sports equipment

--Being injured due to playing on field or court that is in an unsafe condition

--Injuries sustained due to negligence or carelessness of teacher or coach

While you certainly may be able to receive compensation for your injuries under these circumstances, it's important to remember that if you are injured while playing a full-contact sport, chances are you normally will not be compensated for any injuries sustained under these conditions, since it's assumed participants understand the risks involved in these situations.

However, if you believe your injuries were due to the negligence of others, whether it was through failing to maintain safe conditions and equipment or the negligence of a coach, it's important to speak with a sports injury attorney before filing a personal injury claim.

Making a Sports Injury Claim

If you are injured while playing a sport and believe there is any possibility you may file an injury claim, there are certain things you should make sure you do as soon as possible. First and foremost, you should seek immediate medical help for your injuries. Not only will this protect your health, but it will also allow doctors to document your injuries, which could prove crucial in your lawsuit.

Along with this, you should also contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible to discuss your case. Not only will an attorney be able to give you an honest assessment of your situation, but also offer advice as to how to proceed with your case.

Let Us Help You

If the negligence and carelessness of others has left you or a loved one dealing with a serious sports injury, contact an experienced and knowledgeable personal injury attorney at the Law Offices of Beninato & Matrafaljo  and let us begin to put our expertise to work for you. 

By doing so, you'll be well on your way to making sure you or a loved one receive the full and fair compensation needed to help with medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other injury-related expenses. Rather than suffer in silence, let us help you make the road to recovery much smoother. Contact our office for a complimentary consultation.