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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."

    Esther Rantzen

    Survivor guide: Visiting Brooklyn Bridge in New York City


    New York City is one of those holiday destinations that everyone should visit at least once in their life. With attractions including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Empire State Building to name but a few it is understandable why it is on many people’s bucket list.

    One other attraction which is very popular for the tourists is the Brooklyn Bridge. Here is our survival guide to avoid having to make a travel accident compensation claim whilst visiting the bridge.

    What types of travel accident can occur on Brooklyn Bridge?

    There are a few potential travel accidents that could occur on the bridge if you are not careful. One of these is slips, trip and falls which could cause a nasty injury if you were to physically fall off the bridge.

    Other than this, another common travel accident claim that not only occurs on Brooklyn Bridge but all over New York is theft and in particular pick pocketing. This could be something as small as your wallet to something as big as your handbag.

    How to avoid having to make a travel accident compensation claim?

    The key to staying safe and avoiding having to make a travel accident compensation claim whilst on Brooklyn Bridge is to be aware of people around you and to always look where you are going. This will mean that not only will you be able to see anything that could potentially cause you to trip or stumble but you will also be able see anyone suspicious around you.

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    Finally, to avoid travel accidents such as a theft always make sure your valuables are close to your body. If your pockets zip up make sure they are always zipped up and always have your bag in view at all times. This will make it a lot harder for anyone to steal anything and will make it less likely that you will need to make a travel accident compensation claim.

    Date Published: July 8, 2014

    Author: Accident Advice

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