Injury Lawyers in Sinnington
Sinnington is a village in the county of North Yorkshire. According to the 2001 UK Census, the parish has a total population of 318 people living in 148 households. The nineteenth century agricultural writer, William Marshall, was born here in 1745.
Sometimes, people from North Yorkshire, just like people from the rest of the country, may take a boat trip – whether it is a holiday aboard a cruise ship, or a few days floating leisurely down a canal, if an accident happens that was not your fault, and your are injured, you may want to make a personal injury claim, using injury lawyers in Sinnington.
Injury Lawyers in Sinnington Say Operators Take Great Care
The operators of cruise ships and ferries make health and safety a priority, for both the passengers and their staff. Although they take every possible precaution, accidents still happen, and victims are still injured, sometimes because of:
- Cluttered walkways
- Unsecure objects hitting people
- Wet floor surfaces
- Food poisoning
- Legionnaires disease
- Tripping and falling accidents
- Injuries caused by faulty products in cabins and communal area
If you are injured while on a cruise of ferry, medical help will be there to assist you, and there lies another potential problem – what if the medic gets it wrong, gives you the wrong treatment – then you would be using the injury lawyers in Sinnington to make a medical negligence claim.
The main difference between a personal injury claim for an accident on land, and a personal injury claim for an accident on board a ship, or a plane for that matter, is the time limit for making the claim. The time limit is reduced from 3 to 2 years if your accident happened while aboard a ship or plane.
Speed Boats and Power Boats
Speed and powerboats can be more dangerous to those around them than the people in them. If control of one is lost, anybody in its path is likely to be injured. This could be water-skiers, surfers or even people sunbathing on the beach, one running amok could cause very serious injuries.
Barges on the Canals
Numerous people live on canal boats, love the life style and generally have no problems. However when holidaymakers hire them for a couple of weeks, accidents tend to happen. Often they are totally inexperienced in handling boats and although the operator gives them some instruction before they set off, they are still prone to accidents.
Making Your Personal Injury Compensation Claim
With cruise ships the rules governing claims are complex. They depend on which port the cruise started at, which ports they visited and which port the cruise finished at. When Accident Advice Helpline has the details, they can let you know if your claim will be governed by the rules of the Athens Convention or the Package Travel Regulations.
All sounds quite complicated and to the layperson it would be. Accident Advice Helpline handle personal injury compensations claims of all types of accidents every day and for us it is uncomplicated.
We have the experience you need to have on your side. Give us a call on 0800 180 4123 and our advisors will do the rest.
Date Published: 3rd November 2013
Author: David Brown