Do you need to contact Neath Port Talbot accident claim solicitors after being hurt on a boating trip?
If you don’t have any sailing experience, or if you don’t own your own boat, you may decide to take a day trip fishing or to go on a tour by sea. These types of trips are very popular, both with local residents and tourists, as they offer a unique way to see the local environment.
Of course, unless they are carefully planned or organised, they can become dangerous very quickly. If, for example, a tour operator has a fully booked tour coming up, they may be reluctant to cancel it due to bad weather. However, if the weather becomes too dangerous to sail in, it is vital that they make the right call and cancel the trip. Whilst this may disappoint customers, it could prevent them from suffering serious injuries and it could even save their lives.
If a tour operator was to take you out to sea in bad weather, it’s unlikely that you will have a very enjoyable experience and you could be put in a dangerous situation. If a storm were to affect the boat, you could even be thrown overboard. Although coastguards do respond to these situations quickly, there is no guarantee that they could get to you quickly enough or that you wouldn’t suffer a serious injury in the intervening minutes.
However, it isn’t just bad weather that can cause accidents whilst sailing. If the vessel hasn’t been maintained properly, it’s possible that people could get hurt or trip whilst on board. This could result in unnecessary injuries occurring and may even result in compensation claims being made.
If you have been hurt or injured whilst taking a day trip aboard a boat, you may want to contact Neath Port Talbot accident claim solicitors so that you can make a compensation claim. Of course, Neath Port Talbot accident claim solicitors will only be able to assist you if you can show that you weren’t at fault and that you didn’t cause the incident in question. Providing you can prove this, it’s likely that Neath Port Talbot accident claim solicitors will be able to help you to make a successful claim and you could be awarded a considerable amount of compensation.
Why miss out on your chance to make a claim with Neath Port Talbot accident claim solicitors?
If you think that you might be eligible to make a compensation claim with Neath Port Talbot accident claim solicitors, why not contact us to find out how we can assist you? At Accident Advice Helpline we regularly help claimants from all over the country and we may well be able to help you too. To find out more, or to make a compensation claim today, simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 25th October 2014