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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

    Experienced solicitor in Instow


    Instow which is a village in North Devon, England lies on an estuary where both River Taw and River Torridge meet. There are some sand dunes and a small beach frequented by orchids including pyramid orchids. People walk or ride bikes to Instow using Tarka Trail which is part of the southwest Coast Path along the coastline.

    Instow Beach or Instow Sands is particularly visited by tourists in summer who prefer the place because it experiences fewer ocean waves since it is sheltered by the sand banks. People bring their families to play on the sand, windsurf or kite surf on the calm waters which are popular activities while others enjoy canoeing and kayaking up and down the rivers to the beach. You may be at Instow on holiday when an accident which was not your fault happens. You may require an experienced solicitor in Instow.

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    Accidents can happen even where all the safety rules and regulations have been adhered to. You may have been injured in a boat you were sailing and maybe you are searching on your laptop to find an injury solicitor based in Instow and you are overwhelmed.

    You may not know that Accident Advice Helpline give expert advice to personal injury victims on their free numbers 0800 689 0500 (from landline) or 0333 500 0993 (from mobile). They also connect a victim to an injury solicitor in Instow who specializes in these cases. Victims, who get injured in boating accidents when they trip, slip and fall at no fault of their own, successfully claim compensation.

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    A ferry should have a non-slippery floor to protect passengers from trips, slips and falls accidents when the surface becomes wet.

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    Boat owners should ensure that the boat is in good repair condition, equipment stowed safely while luggage should be stacked away securely to prevent it from falling on passengers. Crew members should help passengers embark and disembark from boats safely. If this is not done and an accident which causes an injury occurs, it can be regarded as negligence.

    Trips, slips and falls injuries are the most common when embarking or disembarking from a boat because of the wet and slippery services. As the claimant, you will need to prove that someone else was to blame for your injury.

    • Pain and bruises-trips, slips and falls injuries can be painful. Bruises which damage the body tissues are common.
    • Cuts-you may fall on equipment which was not stored safely and get cut. Cuts may bleed and require stitching under anaesthesia by a physician at a clinic or nearby hospital. An injury solicitor in Instow will help you claim compensation for the pain you suffered, medical expenses and any loss of earnings during time-off.
    • Dislocation-you may trip, slip and fall when you are getting into the boat and dislocate your arm or leg which will require medical treatment.

    Date Published: 1st December 2013

    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 with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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