Accident Advice Helpline’s injury lawyer in Tavistock, cruise line operators and on board injuries and illnesses
The operators of all cruise line ships treat the matter of health and safety of the passengers and crew members very seriously because they know if they don’t they could have some serious problems.
They want to make sure that people do not get injured or become ill while there are on board their cruise line so they take all the necessary precautions to try and avoid it from happening. But in spite of all of this though, sometimes accident still can happen and if you are a completely innocent victim of one, Accident Advice Helpline‘s injury lawyer in Tavistock can help you make a claim for personal injury compensation.
Accident Advice Helpline’s injury lawyer in Tavistock wants to warn passengers of the accidents that can happen
There are so many different kinds of accidents that can happen on board a cruise line and different types of illnesses that you could contract, just a few examples are below –
• Cluttered walkways causing passengers to trip over
• Unsecure objects hitting people
• Wet floor surfaces without signs
• Food poisoning
• Legionnaires disease
• Tripping and falling accidents of all sorts
• Injuries caused by faulty products in cabins and communal area
If you have been injured in any kind of accident on board a ship or if you have contracted an illness while on board, you have 2 years to make a claim for personal injury compensation so make sure not to delay in contacting Accident Advice Helpline’s injury lawyer in Tavistock to get your claim started straight away.
Accident Advice Helpline’s injury lawyer in Tavistock want to warn that crewmembers can be injured too and can claim compensation
If a crew member get injured in an accident on board the cruise line that was in no way their fault, most likely they would make a claim against their employer – the cruise operator. They are governed by the same rules and regulations for health and safety that is related to all employers, who have to protect the health and safety of their employees while they are at work or the will face a claim for compensation and they could be prosecuted by the HSE.
Accident Advice Helpline wants to warn that seeking help from the on board doctor can sometimes make you worse
If you have been injured, or become poorly, while on board, you will most likely need to see the ships on board doctor and there could be some problems there. What if the medical professional gets your treatment for your injury or illness wrong in some way and it makes you even worse that you were in the first place, then you may have a case for a medical negligence claim for compensation.
Making a compensation claim for your cruise injury
Why don’t you pop a call into our advisers on your freephone helpline, on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.
Date Published: 9th March 2014
Author: David Brown