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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    The dangers of climbing waterfalls abroad


    It’s essential not to underestimate the dangers of climbing waterfalls abroad. In 2008, a pair of ice climbers nearly died when a waterfall collapsed around them. Climbing waterfalls whilst on holiday can provide you with experiences like no other, which are also unforgettable. When climbing waterfalls it’s important to monitor your environment, look at the weather and evaluate your surroundings to determine the safest route to take.

    Why is climbing waterfalls abroad so dangerous?

    When on holiday, climbing waterfalls abroad often offers you spectacular views with an adrenaline-fuelled day out. Make sure when you decide to do this activity, you use a tour provider. Native tour guides climb these waterfalls day in, day out. Guides will be able to take you up the safety route, evaluate the environment and determine whether the predicted weather is safe for you to climb. If your tour guide takes you on a dangerous route which leads to you having a climbing accident or falling off the cliff face you could be eligible for compensation. Climbing waterfalls abroad also affects your medical treatment. When going on holiday, make sure you are covered by holiday insurance, this will help cover all hospital expenses.

    If you have had an accident whilst using climbing facilities and it wasn’t your fault, you could be able to make a claim with Accident Advice Helpline. You have every right to expect the facilities you are using to be safe to use. If you have used facilities in a sports centre for instance and had an accident because you weren’t given instructions or shown how to use them safely or they hadn’t been maintained correctly, you could be able to claim. Compensation can help you cover a wide range of costs related to your accident, including medical expenses, lost earnings and more. We have been helping people claim for accidents that weren’t their fault since we were founded in 2000, and have enabled people from all walks of life to get the compensation that they were entitled to.

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    You will not need any money to begin a claim with us. We also have a no-win, no-fee* policy, which means making a claim doesn’t need to mean taking a big financial risk. Why not give us a call today to find out more? You can reach us on 0800 689 0500 if you’re using your landline or 0333 500 0993 if you’re on your mobile. Call today.

    Date Published: May 11, 2017

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    Author: Accident Advice

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