Winsford is located to the South of Northwich on the River Weaver, which many locals enjoy sailing on. On a sunny day, it’s not uncommon to see boats flock to the river and set off on their adventures. As well as sailing activities, residents and visitors alike also like to partake in outdoor water activities in the area. There are many rules which sailors should follow before setting out in a boat.
People who are in control of a boat should undertake proper training to ensure that they know how to handle and control a vessel at all times.
Protective clothing should be worn at all times. Life jackets and waterproof clothing (if necessary) should be worn by all members on board. This is essential because if an accident occurs and non-swimmers end up in the water, it could become fatal.
Even if you believe yourself to be a strong swimmer, currents and water changes can strongly affect your ability to swim. It’s not only boat accidents that you should be cautious about. Water sport accidents are also very common and you should ensure that you have been correctly advised on how to use equipment before setting out. If you’re injured while out, you may need a personal injury lawyer in Winsford.
What kind of water sport accident might happen?
There are a number of water related accidents that can occur. White water rafting in particular can be quite a dangerous sport as participants are thrown around the rapid rivers on an inflatable dingy. Jet skiing is another sport which has caused many accidents, and sadly, even fatalities.
If you want to discuss making a claim for compensation because you have been injured in a water sport, and it wasn’t your fault, you can call us to find out more info about claiming through a personal injury lawyer in Winsford.
Claiming through a personal injury lawyer Winsford could change your future
Accidents are terrible things, especially if they have been caused by someone else and you have had no control over what happened. A personal injury lawyer in Winsford will take this into account and discuss your accident with you on a personal and compassionate level.
For us to be able to process a compensation claim on your behalf, as previously mentioned, the accident must have been the fault of someone else. It also must have happened in the past three years and your injuries should have been severe enough to be diagnosed or attended to by a doctor.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or if you want to call from a mobile, 0333 500 0993 is the number. It may be easier for you to arrange to have an adviser call you back, so if this is something you would prefer, all you have to do is text CLAIM365 to 88010. You can also have a look on the website which may be very helpful in providing you with information on an amount that you may be entitled to and the next steps in claiming with a personal injury lawyer in Winsford.
Date Published: 3rd May 2014
Author: David Brown