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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

    Train passenger compensation claims

    You can go anywhere in the country on a train – you can even head over to France if the mood takes you. Thousands of people travel by train on a daily basis, whether it is a work journey or one that is purely for pleasure.

    While most of those journeys result in getting from start to finish without incident, there are rare cases when accidents can occur. There is the potential for this to happen at any time and it doesn’t have to be anything major either. For example, if the train were to stop suddenly while you were carrying a hot coffee down the aisle, you could fall and injure yourself, possibly scalding or burning yourself as well. Many minor injuries have the potential to occur in these situations, which is why you should always seek professional advice if you have been injured on a train journey. Train passenger compensation claims do take place and if they meet with success the individual involved will receive an amount of compensation.

    Many people would assume compensation would be payable after a severe train accident. However, while this might be the case you can see many smaller injuries might also warrant compensation.

    Assessing whether or not you could get train passenger compensation

    It is difficult for many individuals to tell whether they would be in a good position to get train passenger compensation. This is why it is always a good idea to seek assistance and advice from a professional injury compensation lawyer. If your injury was incurred within the last three years you should get in touch as quickly as possible. The sooner you know where you stand legally the easier it will be to get things started if you can make a claim. A quick call could be all that is required.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline to get your advice

    Travelling by train is perfectly safe, but there is the potential for things to go wrong on rare occasions. If you have suffered an injury on a train you should contact AAH today to discuss the possibility of claiming train passenger compensation. We’ll provide no-obligation advice and we even have a fast 30-second online test you can take to determine where you stand right now. Get in touch today and have a chat – we may be able to help you and see whether you could make a claim.

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    Date Published: July 22, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Train accident claim

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