You may not know this, but North Devon is rather popular with retired folk – refreshing sea air, beautiful scenery and a pace of life that we could all do with during retirement, after a life of honest hard work. The last thing anybody would want, retired or not, is for this peace and tranquility to be shattered.
North Devon is something of a tourist destination too, and it isn’t really hard to see why, which is a boon for the local economy and those working the tourist boats on the water. Because of the natural beauty along the coast in this part of the United Kingdom, tour boats are rather popular in the warmer weather.
Given how many people enjoy rides each year, a mistake or shortcut in the upkeep of a vessel could prove disastrous for all concerned. If an accident occurs on a boat, that is a direct consequence of the boat not being properly maintained, misused or because of an inexperienced pilot, then there could be grounds for personal injury compensation claims in North Devon.
Eligibility for personal injury compensation claims in North Devon
Assuming that the accident was not your fault, and it can be attributed to somebody else rather than it being just ‘bad luck’ or misfortune, then you could have a case but there are a few other things that need to be established in order to make personal injury compensation claims in North Devon, using no win no fee* lawyers.
These conditions are pretty straightforward, but they are important:
- The accident must have been the fault of someone else. Liability must be proven, as accidents of misfortune cannot be claimed for under a personal injury claim.
- No more than three can have passed between accident and claim. This can be flexible, dependant on certain other circumstances such as the age of the claimant at the time of the accident, so it’s best to call to check.
- Medical attention must have been sought for injuries sustained. There is no personal injury case, where there is no personal injury. Doctors notes will help establish your injuries, and their relation to that accident.
To start a claim with Accident Advice Helpline, just call
Our lines are open 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week so you are able to call whenever it is more convenient for you, on:
- Telephone 0800 689 0500
- Mobile phone 0333 500 0993
Remember, the sooner you call the greater your chances of success.
Date Published: 26th May 2015
Author: David Brown