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My husband has just returned from the gym having had an accident

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My husband has just returned from the gym having had an accident on one of the machines. Apparently one of the chains on a pulley was faulty and snapped. My husband was hit in the face with the bar he was pulling as the resistance gave way. He has a photograph of the faulty part and the injury on his lip. Fortunately his nose wasn't broken and apart from an initial blackout and loss of blood from a resultant nose bleed he seems o.k.

How should we proceed with this incident, please. What should we expect in terms of compensation from the gym?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: European Law
Expert:  Thegonnec replied 3 years ago.
To claim compensation, you need to estimate the damages suffered and document this estimation (hours of work lost, damaged garments, pretium doloris,...)
Then you need to make a claim against the gym and its insurers. Send them a recorded delivery letter outlining the above. If need be, consult a solicitor.
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