Spending time on the beach should be one of the most enjoyable aspects of a holiday, however, if you are seriously injured on the beach you will have a very unpleasant experience. Not only is your holiday ruined, you also have to cope with a lot of pain, a stay in the hospital or to visit your doctor regularly during the recovery period, and also take care of different financial issues resulting from taking time off work. It is true that you cannot do much about your destroyed holiday, the pain, and the visits to your doctor; however, you can do something about your finances; namely, you can bring a beach accident claim against any at-fault person(s).
Cases of beach injuries
Some bad things can happen on the beach. For instance, anyone can step on a piece of broken glass, have a kite surfing accident, be injured whilst playing beach volleyball or other sports, and even be swept out to sea by strong currents and drown. Many of these incidents can cause life-threatening situations and serious injuries that can change the life of a person forever.
Regardless of the type of the beach accident you have had, it is important to find out who is at fault for your injuries and to hold that person or company responsible. This aspect is critical not only because it gives you the opportunity to receive rightful compensation in order to cover the costs that you have incurred as a result of your accident, but also because it can make people understand that health and safety at the beach is a very serious matter.
Claim the compensation you deserve
If you have been involved in a beach accident through no fault of your own, you could be eligible to receive compensation, regardless of whether the liable party is another person, a group of people, or a company. You may have a viable case even if you are partially responsible for the accident. There are a few things you can claim for, including your own injuries and the injuries of your loved ones, along with the costs relating to the accident.
You can contact us for advice about any beach injuries, ranging from minor to catastrophic. We can assure you that our personal injury specialists will handle your case professionally and sympathetically. Furthermore, they will try to obtain the highest possible settlement in order to offer you the financial security you need.
Many people approach our solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline to make a beach accident claim against those who should have provided a safe beach area. In some very sad cases, families contact us to make a claim for the death of their loved ones. If you have been injured in a non-fault or part-fault beach accident, regardless of whether it occurred at home or abroad, please contact us as soon as you can. We welcome you to fill out our claim form, or call us on our free telephone number – 0800 689 0500 – or on our mobile number 0333 500 0993. With us, you have a good chance to claim compensation for your suffering and personal financial losses.
Date Published: January 12, 2014
Author: David Brown