Have you been on a cruise and need to make an injury claim in Marlborough ?
No matter what type of vessel you are aboard, safety is of the utmost importance. Whoever is in charge of the vessel, has to ensure the safety of the crew and passengers, if they don’t you may be able to make an injury claim Marlborough.
Lovely cruise, nasty accident, need to make an injury claim in Marlborough
Anyone that has been on a cruise will know that the operators take health and safety matters very seriously, they do not want crew members becoming ill or passengers having accidents – they want happy healthy people on their ship – not someone making an injury claim Marlborough.
But as enjoyable as your cruise may be, unfortunately, accidents do happen and the sorts of things that go wrong are:
- Food poisoning
- Legionnaires disease
- Tripping and falling accidents
- Injuries caused by faulty products in cabins and communal areas
- Objects falling and hitting people
If any of these things happen to you on a cruise ship, you would probably need to see the ships doctor, and from there could arise another problem if they do not do their job correctly. You could have a medical negligence injury claim Marlborough.
The situation for crew members
Although the crew members are just has likely to have similar accidents or illnesses as the passengers, their situation is slightly different. They are employees and as such, their employer has a legal responsibility to ensure their health and safety is protected. If they are injured and want to make a personal injury compensation claim, it would be with the operators employers liability insurance company.
The complexity of a personal injury compensation claim for passengers on a cruise ship
The first thing that has to be decided is under which rules your claim is covered, it could be either:
- The Athens Convention
- Package travel regulations
Which one applies to you depends on which port your cruise started at, which ports it stopped at and which port it finishes at.
The whole process if very complicated and if you need to make a personal injury compensation claim, you should let Accident Advice Helpline make these decisions for you. We will make sure we get it right and claim under the correct rules and regulations.
We have been handling compensation claims for over 15 years. We have dealt with all types of injuries, from all types of accidents, and have the expertise and knowledge you need for your injury claim Marlborough.
We operate a No Win, No Fee agreement, which since the government abolished legal aid for personal injury claims in 1998, is the way for anyone to make their claim. No money is needed to start with, and we only get paid when your case has been won.
Contact our helpline on 0800 689 0500, our advisers would love to hear what a wonderful cruise you had. They would also be interested to hear about your accident or illness, and will guide you through the processes that are necessary.
Date Published: 22nd August 2013
Author: David Brown