You may have visited Leysdown-on-Sea and spent some time there on holiday. It was famous for its links with British aviation, and many of the famous early pilots visited it as it was home to the first headquarters of the Aero Club, which was housed in Muswell Manor in Shellness on the eastern tip of the island. This is now a Grade II listed building and one of Leysdown-on-Sea’s tourist attractions. Nearby is the English Nature’s Swale National Nature Reserve, which is open all the year round and where you can see many wild fowl.
You may live in Leysdown-on-Sea all year round, and you may be contemplating making an injury claim in Leysdown-on-Sea for an injury sustained in an accident that was no fault of yours. You have only three years in which to make a claim from anywhere in the UK, and in some cases, you only have two years from the date of your accident in which to file a personal injury compensation claim.
Injury claim in Leysdown-on-Sea
You can also make an injury claim in Leysdown-on-Sea if, in the last three years, you have been diagnosed with an illness which you can prove was caused by another person’s negligence. That person may be your landlord, if you are a tenant, living in damp conditions, for example, or you employer if you have a work-related illness. it could also be a restaurant owner where you ate and then had food poisoning which required medical treatment.
Accidents in the air
If you have an accident in the air, or while at an airport, you have two years in which to file an injury claim in Leysdown-on-Sea, or one based anywhere else in the UK. The “Mid Atlantic Settlement” allows non-US citizens to settle claims for aviation disasters which is between the very high compensation rates in the USA and the lower rated in their own country.
If a plane or other aircraft crashed and it was the fault of the manufacturers of the aircraft, then you can make an injury claim in Leysdown-on-Sea against them, either as part of a group action or as an individual. Luckily accidents in the air are rare but when they occur they are tragic.
You may slip and fall in an airport and need medical treatment and if this happens to you, then you can make a claim against the owners of the airport if you can prove that it was caused by the negligence of the airport staff. You would need to report your accident to a member of staff and ensure they log it in the accident book. You can claim for medical expenses as well as for compensation for your injury.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you are considering making any kind of personal injury compensation claim from anywhere in the UK, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline for expert legal advice. Call free on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Why not call now for expert legal advice? Our lines will be open.
Date Published: 10th October 2013
Author: David Brown