Are you claiming compensation in South Norfolk?
Although East Anglia is sometimes overlooked as a holiday destination, its beaches and coastal views are some of the best in the whole of the United Kingdom. Due to its proximity to the sea, many keen sailors travel to the area regularly in order to sail or to dock their boats.
Whilst many people choose to live in the area, if work or family commitments mean that you’re unable to live in or around Norfolk, you may choose to travel their regularly in order to take advantage of its picturesque location.
Of course, if you do decide to take to the sea, you’ll want to ensure that it’s safe to do so. If you’re new to sailing, you may want to take lessons before you try to captain a vessel yourself. In addition to this, you may want to sail with someone more experienced until you feel confident enough to go out on the sea yourself.
Although taking lessons can be hugely beneficial, it will depend on the expertise of your trainer or instructor. Providing they are fully qualified and experienced, you should find that you feel more competent after taking instruction. However, if your trainer puts you in danger or provides the wrong instructions, you could find yourself at risk of an injury.
If you are hurt whilst taking a class, it may be possible for you to claim compensation in South Norfolk, providing you can show that you weren’t at fault for the incident. If it’s shown that the incident was caused by someone or something else, it’s highly likely that you will receive compensation in South Norfolk.
Of course, making a claim for compensation in South Norfolk may not be your first priority when an injury does occur. Whilst suffering an injury on dry land can be traumatic, you may feel more panicked if your injury occurs whilst you’re out at sea. Although most boats do have a first aid kit on board, if your injuries are serious you may require urgent medical attention. If you’re unable to get the boat back to shore, it’s likely that the coastguard or the lifeboat rescue team will be able to access you and provide the help that you need. Even if you are able to get back to the shore, you may want to notify the coastguard of the incident so that they can have medical personnel on standby for when you return to the shore.
Once you’ve obtained the medical treatment you need, you may begin to think about making a claim for compensation in South Norfolk. Once you’re ready to find out more about making a claim, we’ll be on hand to help. Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile phone and we’ll do everything we can to help you to obtain compensation in South Norfolk.