Have you ever been to a marina? Filled with assorted yachts and sailing boats bobbing about, it can be a wonderful and calming place to be. It seems as if life is slowed down somewhat when you go to a marina. Even if you don’t go sailing you can enjoy watching other people on their boats and look out for some appealing yachts and sights as they go by.
You can imagine then that the worst thing that could happen would be to suffer some kind of accident while you were at a marina. We all trip over from time to time and experience the odd fall, but if we have an accident we think was down to someone else’s negligence, it can be an altogether different experience. We can’t just blame bad luck for that. It might also make you consider whether marina injury compensation could be a possibility.
What can go wrong?
All kinds of things could potentially go wrong. For example, someone might leave a coil of rope sitting in the gangway on a jetty, and you could trip over it. In another situation you may actually be in a yacht that another boat crashes into. This might also mean you are put in danger. Even if you don’t fall overboard you could fall over on the boat and hit your head or otherwise injure yourself in some way.
As you can see, this could completely change a day out you have at a marina, whether you are there as a guest or as a boat owner. No one wants to experience injuries of any kind, but if you end up being hurt because of something someone else is responsible for, marina injury compensation could be in the offing.
How do you learn whether you could claim?
The simple answer is to call on Accident Advice Helpline for no-obligation advice. This means you can find out what happened without being required to go ahead and make a claim if you don’t want to. However, with our expert lawyers on hand to see whether they could handle a claim for you, it makes sense to find out more.
The number you should call is 0800 689 0500 and you can call it whenever you like – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Once you get in touch we can determine the likelihood of winning marina injury compensation.
Date Published: November 5, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead