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“Injuries are often unavoidable no matter how cautious you are. However, for athletes, the risk of sustaining an injury is much higher than for others. Injuries occur most frequently in baseball and softball, basketball, soccer, and football.”

When sports injuries occur due to the negligence or wrongful actions of someone else, seeking legal advice is essential. Consulting with a personal injury attorney can help determine liability and explore options for recovering damages. Whether it’s an injury caused by unsafe playing conditions, faulty equipment, or intentional harm, FIEDLER Trial Lawyers can assess the circumstances and advise on the best course of action.

At FIEDLER Trial Lawyers, we have over 25 years of experience and are ready to help win the compensation you deserve. We are here to help gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies, and pursue compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other losses. With our expertise, you can navigate the legal process and work towards obtaining the compensation you deserve for your injury.

Common Sports Injuries

Some of the most common sports injuries:

  • Sprains and Strains 
  • Muscle Cramps 
  • Muscle Sprains
  • Tendonitis 
  • Shin Splints 
  • Runner Knees
  • Plantar Fasciitis 
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries 
  • Shoulder Dislocations
  • Growth Plate Fractures
  • Concussions 
  • ACL Tears 
  • Spinal Cord Injury 
  • Sever’s Disease

Sports Injury Liability

When considering liability for a sports injury, it’s crucial to identify the responsible party. Liability may be attributed to various individuals or entities depending on the circumstances. Typically, a coach may bear responsibility. If their coaching methods are negligent and directly contribute to your injury, they can be held accountable. For example, if an injury was sustained at a school, the institution may be held liable for negligence of its staff. Schools are obligated to exercise reasonable care to safeguard students from harm. In cases where an injury occurs during practice or a game due to another individual’s actions, that person could also face liability.

It is best to consult a legal professional to determine who carries liability in a sports injury case. Understanding the nuances of liability in sports injuries requires careful examination of the circumstances surrounding the incident. Consulting with a knowledgeable attorney can provide clarity and guidance on the appropriate legal steps to take.

Potential Damages Available

When seeking damages for a sports injury, it is crucial to pursue compensation for all aspects of the injury’s harm. This may include reimbursement for medical bills, current and anticipated future expenses for short-term or long-term care, transportation costs related to medical appointments, out-of-pocket expenses such as medication or medical equipment, and any lost wages due to the injury’s effect on your ability to work. To ensure a comprehensive injury claim, documenting all relevant expenses is essential. Keep records of medical bills, invoices, receipts, and any other documentation related to medical treatment or expenses incurred. Additionally, maintain records of any lost wages or income, including documentation from your employer regarding missed workdays or reduced earning capacity. You can strengthen your claim for compensation and ensure that you receive appropriate reimbursement for the financial impact of the injury by compiling a detailed account of your injury-related expenses,

Denver Sports Injury Attorneys

If you or someone you know has been injured while participating in sports, you have the right to seek legal representation for the injuries sustained. Consulting with a knowledgeable attorney can provide guidance on documenting and pursuing damages effectively. You need an experienced personal injury attorney on your side to seek the compensation you deserve. 

Our team at FIEDLER Trial Lawyers is ready to help you. If you or a loved one has been injured playing sports, contact us for a FREE CASE EVALUATION. Reach us online or call us at 720.996.600

Call our Denver, Colorado personal injury law firm.  With offices in Denver, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois, we have a team of experienced, dedicated trial lawyers here to help you win the compensation you deserve. 

Our experienced, dedicated personal injury litigators serve the people of Illinois, Colorado and elsewhere, including Denver suburbs Aurora, Lakewood, Arvada, Westminster, Thornton, and Littleton, Centennial, Highlands Ranch,  Broomfield, Englewood, Castle Rock, Parker,  Golden, Wheat Ridge, Greenwood Village, Lone Tree, Commerce City, Evergreen, Morrison, Louisville, Lafayette. 

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Bad Faith Insurance Claims

Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Medical Malpractice

Catastrophic Injuries

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Frequently
Asked Questions

What to do after a car accident?

If you’ve been injured in an accident, there are several important steps you should take to protect your health and legal rights
  • Dial 911 – Emergency Services. Get checked out by emergency responders, even if you think injuries are minor, you should always get evaluated. If the accident involved a motor vehicle, file a report with the police This documentation could be important later on.
  • Document the Scene: If possible, take photos of the accident scene, your injuries, and any damage to vehicles or property. Collect contact information from witnesses and others involved in the accident READ MORE…

When involved in a personal injury claim, the process can be very intimidating. Many individuals facing this situation are often dealing with life-altering injuries, high medical bills, financial hardships and find themselves feeling very vulnerable.

Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be beneficial in a variety of situations, particularly when you have sustained significant injuries or damages due to someone else’s negligenceREAD MORE…

After being injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be wondering if you actually need to hire a personal injury lawyer. You would want to consult with an attorney, because in most cases, there will be an opposing party in your case that will be working against you. Choosing the right personal injury lawyer for your case is important to ensure you receive the best possible representation and outcome. Hiring a Denver Personal injury lawyer that specializes in that area of law is crucial, to ensure that you are getting proper representation, and your case is in good hands. Having an experienced lawyer like FIEDLER Trial Lawyers is helpful and provides powerful representation.

Here are some tips to help you choose the right lawyer:READ MORE…

The cost of hiring a personal injury lawyer can vary depending on the lawyer and the specifics of your case. However, personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means they only get paid if they win your case. Here’s how the contingency fee structure typically works and other potential costs to consider:

Contingency Fees: Percentage of Recovery: If the lawyer works on a contingency fee basis, they will take a percentage of the settlement or judgment amount you receive if you win your case. This percentage is typically around 33% to 40% but can vary depending on the lawyer and the jurisdiction.

No Win, No Fee: If you do not win your case, the lawyer will not charge you for legal fees. However, there may still be other costs you could be responsible for (discussed below).RAED MORE…

In a personal injury claim, you may be entitled to several types of compensation, also known as damages, to address the losses and injuries you’ve suffered due to someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. The types of compensation typically fall into three main categories: economic, non-economic, and, in some cases, punitive damages. Here’s an overview of each:

Economic Damages: These damages are intended to compensate you for actual financial losses resulting from the injury:

Medical Expenses: Compensation for past, current, and future medical costs, including hospital bills, surgeries, medications, rehabilitation, and any other necessary medical treatment. READ MORE…

The value of a personal injury case can vary greatly depending on several factors unique to your situation. Since each case is different, there is no standard formula to calculate the exact value. However, here are some key factors that generally affect the worth of a personal injury case:
Severity of Injuries: The more serious and long-lasting your injuries, the higher the potential value of your case. This includes considering whether your injuries result in permanent disability or disfigurement.
Medical Expenses: Your case will take into account all medical expenses you have incurred, as well as future medical costs related to your injury.
Lost Wages and Earning Capacity: The case can include compensation for lost income due to time off work and any future loss of earning capacity if your injuries affect your ability to work.READ MORE…

Our Client’s Say It Best

The best way to know and trust our Attorney Law Firm is to read
directly from our own clients.

Kevin Powell

10 months ago

This is the representation that you are looking for! Ken Fiedler hits every box; from punctuality to communication to professionalism. I couldn’t be more satisfied to have chosen Ken to solve this unfortunate problem of mine. He will do the same for you!

Franscheliz Kear

a year ago

I want to take this opportunity to thank this team for everything they did for my family. James and Ken worked on my case with the dedication and tact that you need the most. They fought for my family like I was part of theirs and made me feel seen and heard. This is the type of law firm you want and…

Brandi Quimby

a year ago

Ken and his staff are top notch! Ken helped my son and I with our auto accident case. He always took the time to answer our questions or explain things in more detail if needed. Ken is honest, straightforward, and a pleasure to work with. I will always recommend Ken and his team and…

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