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Sport Injury Lawyer - Accident Compensation

LAWYER HELPLINE: 855 804 7125

Canada is a country with a long history of practicing some of the most dangerous physical sports in the world. Every year thousands of sportsmen suffer avoidable physical injury caused by negligent acts or the deliberate aggressive behavior of others. Organized sport whether it be professional trainers, sports facilities, leagues or teams are usually insured to cover the risk of negligent injury to an innocent participant. A sport injury lawyer will advise you on the likelihood of a successful compensation claim and if negotiations for a settlement fail will file proceedings for damages in a court of law. Most sporting injury falls into several main categories which include :-

Sport Injury Negligence Law

The law of negligence has been developing for almost a century when a legal case established the principle of 'duty of care' however there were previous cases that were settled using the same reasoning. The age-old definition is as follows :-

Most jurisdictions including Canada require 4 elements to establish the right to claim compensation for negligence as follows: -

The general principles of the law of negligence have continued to develop and more recently a threefold test was outlined in litigation whereby harm must be (1) reasonably foreseeable (2) there must be a relationship of proximity between the plaintiff and defendant and (3) it must be 'fair, just and reasonable' to impose liability.

Sport Injury Lawyer

If you would like to talk to an experience sport injury lawyer without obligation then just call the helpline or email our offices or complete and send the contact form and an accident lawyer who deals exclusively in personal injury claims will phone you with advice at no cost and information on how best to preserve your legal rights to compensation for your injuries.

LAWYER HELPLINE: 855 804 7125