Hull, in what was the East Riding of Yorkshire is formally called Kingston upon Hull. The town was founded in the 12th century by the monks from Meaux Abbey because of their need for a port through which they could export their wool. The quay was built at the place where the River Hull joins the Humber. In 1299 Edward I granted a market charter to the town which had fallen into his control. At that time the town was renamed King’s town (or Kingston) upon Hull. The port continued to prosper and in the 18th century it was one of the whaling centres. Fishermen from Hull ventured far afield and the fishing industry grew apace.
Accidents on fishing boats
Fishing can be dangerous as sometimes large marlin and whales can capsize boats. In one incident off the coast of Panama in early 2013 a boat capsized after the captain slipped and hit the throttle which made the boat lurch backwards so that it took on water. Luckily no one was injured in the accident, and the marlin got away. Other accidents can result in injuries and loss of life, and if you are injured in an accident on a ship or boat then you only have two years in which to make a personal injury compensation claim when you return to the UK.
Finding an accident solicitor in Hull
You might think that it is easy to find an accident solicitor in Hull to help you build a case to prove that you were not responsible for the accident in which you sustained your injury and also to prove that another person was to blame for it. However, this might not be the case, as accident solicitors in Hull and elsewhere in the country, usually specialise in one or perhaps two areas of the claims’ law. You need to find an accident solicitor in Hull who is experienced in handling claims for clients who have been injured in accidents similar to yours.
If you have problems finding a suitable accident solicitor in Hull, call us at Accident Advice Helpline. We have been helping people with their claims for more than a decade, and as a law firm, we work with a team of expert accident solicitors who operate all over the country working for clients on a no win, no fee* basis.
Accident Advice Helpline
Call us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time of day or night for information about your potential claim, and for expert legal advice. We have two freephone numbers for you to ring, one for landlines, 0800 689 0500 and one for mobiles, 0333 500 0993. Why not call us now? Time might be running out for you to file your claim.