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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."

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    Making a compensation claim in Westgate-on-sea

    Accidents on boats and ships

    If you have been involved in an accident on board a boat or ship, and you have been injured as a result, then you might be able to make a compensation claim in Westgate-on-sea.


    Specific examples of the sort of accidents that can lead to injuries on board a seafaring vessel, which might entitle you to make a compensation claim in Westgate-on-sea are:

    You could be in one of the activity areas of a cruise ship and you might slip on a pool of water that has not been properly cleaned up. Because this should have been dealt with properly, or at least signed to indicate a potential hazard, if you have fallen and injured yourself as the result of this form of accident then you might be entitled to financial compensation.

    You could be walking along the deck of a cruise ship and trip over a hazard that has been left lying around by either a member of the public or a member of staff on board. The people responsible for the maintenance of the vessel you are on have a duty of care to ensure that all people on board are kept safe at all times. This means ensuring that nothing is left lying around that could present a hazard to you.

    Perhaps you are on your way back to your cabin and have to navigate the stairs. If they are not properly maintained or suitably well-lit then there is a chance you might stumble and ultimately fall. This could lead to any number of injuries which require attention and a potentially significant amount of time to recover from.

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    What makes a successful compensation claim in Westgate-on-sea?

    A compensation claim in Westgate-on-sea is likely to be successful if you can prove all three of the following points:

    1. That you have been involved in an accident that was someone else’s fault.
    2. That the accident you have been involved in has left you with some form of injury which has had a negative and significant impact on your life.  This could be in the form of pain, suffering and recovery, as well as monetary in terms of loss of earnings if you have had to take time out of work.
    3. That the accident occurred within the last three years.

    If you have been injured in an accident, which was someone else’s fault within the last three years then you will be able to make a compensation claim in Westgate-on-sea.

    Talk to the experts

    Accident Advice Helpline are a law firm with over 13 years’ experience in dealing with a variety of personal injury claims, including a compensation claim in Westgate-on-sea that has occurred on board boats, ships and cruise liners.

    Our in-house solicitors all operate on a no win, no fee’ basis which means you will be put under no financial risk in order to start your claim.

    To find out more contact us today and we will answer any queries you might have with no obligation for you to pursue with your claim. Call on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for no obligation advice about making a claim.

    Date Published: 16th September 2013

    Author: David Brown

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