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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

    Compensation for an accident on a hiking trip


    Have you ever been hiking before? If you have you will know how exciting and thrilling it can be. Hiking can take you along rivers, up hills and mountains and through valleys, depending on where in the country you decide to do it.

    Of course the most important element of any attempt at hiking is to make sure you are fully prepared. To this end, many people decide to go on a guided hike to make sure they can reduce the potential dangers that might be involved.

    Such hikes are properly planned in advance and are led by experienced walkers and hikers. They will be able to recommend what should be worn and what should be taken along, to ensure no one is ill-prepared for the hike they have in mind.

    If you are looking for a hiking trip to book onto, make sure you find out how experienced the team you are choosing is. Look into their experience and history and this will help you make the right choice. Few are sub-standard but you want to be sure you are with experienced guides for the duration of your trip.

    What might happen on an accident on a hiking trip?

    Since these trips are well-organised, it is unlikely that any kind of accident would occur. However there is the potential for something to happen, and this could range from getting lost to falling down a slope that was unsafe to take.

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    Since you will be following the guide and relying on their experience, an accident may potentially occur if they are negligent in some way. Thankfully this would be a rarity but it is worth bearing in mind in this situation in case anything should go wrong.

    What can you do if you’ve been injured on a hiking trip?

    Any organised trip should be safe and reliable. If you have been injured in some way and you think someone else could have been at fault and negligent in the situation, you should get in touch with the experts at Accident Advice Helpline now.

    This will ensure you can take advantage of our no-obligation advice, which could make all the difference between claiming compensation from a no win, no fee claim and missing out entirely. Call 0800 689 0500 now to learn more and to speak with one of our friendly team members.

    Date Published: March 25, 2015

    Author: David Brown

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