Injury lawyer in Lochcarron on a cruise
Lochcarron is a village in Wester Ross area of Highland, Scotland. It has a population of 923. Lochcarron is a central location for hillwalking and touring the West Coast Highlands, including the Torridon, Plockton and Skye regions. Sometimes, one of the residents may have a holiday, or even go to work on a cruise ship. If they get injured through no fault of their own while aboard, they may want to use an injury lawyer in Lochcarron.
Crew accidents could mean using an injury lawyer in Lochcarron
If you are a crewmember on a cruise ship, and you are the blameless victim of an accident, in which you are injured you may be entitled to use an injury lawyer in Lochcarron.
Crewmember accidents are work related, as an employee of the operators you would be covered by the rules and regulations covering all employees. All employers have a legal duty to protect the health of safety of employees in the workplace. If they do not comply, and you are injured in an accident because of their negligence, you may be able to use an injury lawyer in Lochcarron. Normally, the accident must have happened within the last 3 years but in the case of accidents on ships and planes this time limit is reduced to 2 years.
Cruise ship operators take every precaution to protect the health and safety of the passengers, but accidents and illnesses still happen while they are at sea. These situations may be caused by:
- Cluttered walkways
- Unsecure objects hitting people
- Food poisoning
- Legionnaires disease
- Tripping and falling accidents
- Injuries caused by faulty products in cabins and communal area
- Wet floor surfaces
If you are enjoying your cruise but you are injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may be able to use an injury lawyer in Lochcarron.
Accident Advice Helpline can handle your claim, whether you are an employee or a passenger
Making a personal injury compensation claim for an accident that happened on board a cruise ship is not simple. The claim depends on which port the cruise started at, which ports it visited and which port it ended at. The claim would be governed by the rules of either the Athens Convention or Package Travel Regulations. Accident Advice Helpline would check the routes and work out which you are covered under.
It doesn’t really matter which rules you come under, you have been injured through no fault of your own and you deserve recompense.
Give us a call on 0800 689 0500 and speak to one of our friendly advisers. They will discuss every angle of your accident, and the resulting injuries and take you through the processes. Once you have a chat with them, free of any obligation on your part, you can decide if you wish to continue with your claim.
Or you could try our 30-second test. This is designed to let you know if you are able to make a claim and if you can, to give you a rough idea of the amount you may receive.
Date Published: 5th October 2013
Author: David Brown