Proposals could protect sports clubs from some personal injury claims

Proposals could  protect sports clubs from some personal injury claims

New laws are being proposed to give thousands of sports clubs more protection against personal injury claims.

Under the plans, members will not be covered if they are injured on club grounds in non-club-related activities.

According to the Irish Independent, it would mean a member who slips at a club function could not make a claim.

The move is in response to rising insurance premiums which are leading to many clubs struggling to get cover.


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