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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

    Lifeboat crew accident advice


    The legal experts at Accident Advice Helpline are here to help you if you need lifeboat crew accident advice and information on how to make a personal injury claim.

    Members of lifeboat crews are true heroes. Most are volunteers who risk their own lives to save others from the dangers of the sea. While all lifeboat crew members will accept the risks of the sea, the risk of injury they face should be minimised as much as possible.

    The lifeboat should be seaworthy with a fully trained crew. All equipment on board should be regularly checked so that it is safe for the lifeboat crew to use.

    The impact of a serious injury on a member of a lifeboat crew can be devastating. Not only might they have to give up the voluntary service they are so dedicated to, but it may also result in a loss of income due to an inability to carry on working. If your lifeboat crew accident was caused by the negligence of others, then you may be entitled to compensation.

    How Accident Advice Helpline can help

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we believe that no one should suffer financially because of an accident that was not their fault. Our advisors and solicitors are committed to helping people like you claim the compensation they’re entitled to. In the past making a personal injury claim was impossible for most people to consider. The high legal costs discouraged most people from trying when there was no guarantee of success.

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    In 2000 Accident Advice Helpline was founded with a large team of expert solicitors who work exclusively on a no win no fee basis. We understand that at a time when you are already struggling financially as a result of your lifeboat crew accident, the last thing you need is further expenses.

    What you should do

    If you suffer a lifeboat crew accident, the most important thing to do is to seek medical advice. Hopefully this will help you recover swiftly from your injuries. If you do decide to make a personal injury claim, your lawyer will use the medical records of your injuries as evidence.

    As soon as you feel able, record all the details of the accident while they are fresh in your mind. Also, make sure you have the names and contact details of any witnesses.

    When should you start a claim?

    Ideally, you should start the claims process as soon as possible after your lifeboat crew accident. However, we understand that in the immediate aftermath of an accident you may find the prospect of making a personal injury claim too daunting. It is still worth recording all the details and keeping records of any financial losses you suffer as a result of your accident. Claims can be made up to three years after the accident. As soon as you are ready, Accident Advice Helpline will be ready to help you.

    Our solicitors have many years’ experience helping to settle claims like yours as quickly as possible and with a minimum of fuss. Call our helpline now for free and get the expert lifeboat crew accident advice that you need.

    Date Published: November 13, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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