Expert injury lawyers in Plumpton
Plumpton is a village in the Lewes District of East Sussex. Plumpton Green is essentially a ribbon development immediately to the north of the railway station and is home to the school, the village shop, a church and two pubs. The main thoroughfare, Station Road, runs the length of the village, with several cul-de-sacs branching from it.
Safety on board ships and boats is of the utmost importance, whether you are in a rowing boat or a cruise liner, care must always be taken. Whoever is in charge of the vessel has to ensure the safety of the crew and passengers. If they do not and you are injured through their fault, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim using injury lawyers in Plumpton.
Expert injury lawyers in Plumpton hope you enjoyed your cruise
Safety is something cruise ship operators are very aware of and even though they take every precaution, accidents and illness still happen to crew-members and passengers. Among these can be:
- Food poisoning
- Legionnaires disease
- Tripping or falling accidents
- Injuries caused by faulty products in cabins and communal areas
If you are injured in any type of accident while on a cruise ship, you may be able to make a personal injury claim using injury lawyers in Plumpton.
Accidents on ferries
Ferries tend to be for shorter journeys, they often travel in choppy seas and need to be very aware of passenger safety. Some of the measures they should take are:
- Anti slip floor surfaces
- Luggage should be stowed securely
- Uncluttered walkways
If you should have an accident and be injured while on a ferry, you may need to make an injury claim using expert injury lawyers in Plumpton.
Accidents tend to occur with the holidaymakers who hire them for a couple of weeks, quite often with no experience of a canal boat at all. The operators need to ensure the boats are in a good, safe condition and that an adequate level of instruction is given before the holidaymaker starts to travel.
Speed boats and power boats
People riding in speedboats and powerboats need to take great care because of people around them. If someone loses control of one, water skiers, other boats and people on the beach could be in danger if they were in its path.
The health and safety of the crew
As a crew-member on board any type of ship, your employer has a legal duty to protect your health and safety. If you have an accident, through no fault of your own, you will be able to make a personal injury claim which will be paid by your bosses employers liability insurance.
Accident Advice Helpline
As a passenger on board a ship, if you have an accident in which you are injured and those injuries needed medical attention you may be able to make a personal injury claim. Accident Advice Helpline are the port of call to do this.
Call our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of our advisers – the sooner we know about your injury, the sooner we can start your claim.
Date Published: 27th October 2013
Author: David Brown