Falmouth is famed for its wealth of beaches, its abundance of natural beauty, and its harbour which is the third deepest in the world and has been the start of many famous sailing voyages in its long history. It’s no surprise that Falmouth is a hugely popular tourist destination with many visitors coming for the surfing, walks along the beach and to see the picturesque town itself.
Taking advantage of all that Falmouth has to offer is a must for any visitor, but it is important to take care of your own safety while you are enjoying all the fun. Falmouth is particularly popular during the summer months and this increase in visitor numbers increases the potential for a travel accident compensation claim.
What type of travel accident compensation claims occur in Falmouth?
Many visitors come to Falmouth for its fantastic beaches, however, the uneven terrain of these areas increases the likelihood of suffering from a slip, trip, or fall. This might be a slip over some rocky pebbles or a tumble off your surf board. Whatever the weather in Falmouth the unpredictability of the sea means that it is best to take extra care when you are near to the coast.
Other potential travel accident claims that could occur in Falmouth are road traffic accidents caused by the sheer numbers of visitors driving to the town and the potential for drivers to lose concentration amongst the volume of traffic.
How can I avoid a travel accident claim?
In order to avoid a travel accident claim it is best to take great care when walking on unfamiliar beach terrain, avoid wet weather and use hand rails and steps where provided. Similarly surfers should take care not to overstretch themselves in choppy waters.
When driving to Falmouth plan your route in advance to avoid suffering a road traffic injury caused by last minute decisions or getting lost. Alternatively, avoid the roads altogether by catching the train.
If you have been the victim of a travel accident in Falmouth within the last three years Accident Advice Helpline can help. We specialise in personal injury compensation and our telephone lines are open 24/7 to offer legal advice and support. We have years of experience in processing travel accident claims and work on a 100 per cent no win no fee* basis. To see if you could be entitled t o compensation pick up the phone and speak to one of our advisors in confidence.