Rock is a coastal village in Cornwall which attracts water sports enthusiasts. It has the most second homes in Cornwall and tourism as its main industry in the summer. Rock Dunes, to the west of the village, are designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest because of their flora and geology. It is unlikely that there is a firm of serious injury solicitors in Rock, so if you have a potential personal injury compensation claim to file and need assistance, call us at Accident Advice Helpline for help and expert legal advice.
Why seek serious injury solicitors in Rock?
You may need the services of serious injury solicitors in Rock if you have been injured in an accident which you can prove was not your fault. Another reason for trying to locate a firm of serious injury solicitors in Rock, for example, is that you have been diagnosed with an illness which you can prove was the result of another person’s negligence.
Water sports accidents
You may be injured in a water sports accident, and if you are then you may be eligible to make a personal injury compensation claim for your injuries if you can prove that it was not a genuine accident but one caused because of another person’s negligence. For this, you would need the services of an experienced injury solicitor who has specialist experience of dealing with claims arising from water sports accidents.
Some of the water sports undertaken in the UK include the following:
- Scuba diving and snorkelling;
- Banana boat rides;
- Kayaking and canoeing;
- Parasailing; and
In the UK, water sports accidents are the fifth most common type of accident for head injuries seen in emergency wards, with cycling being the most dangerous.
If you are injured in a water sports accident after hiring equipment, you may be eligible to make a claim for your injuries against the person or company that hired it to you, if that equipment was defective and this was the cause of the accident, or if you were not given adequate instruction before being allowed to use the equipment alone.
How long do I have to make a claim?
Generally speaking, you have three years in which to make a claim for injuries arising from an accident that occurred in Britain. However, there are some accidents and injuries for which you only have two years or less in which to file a claim. You should call us at Accident Advice Helpline to find out how long you have to file your claim.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you have a potential personal injury compensation claim to make, call us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time on one of our helpline numbers: 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. For expert advice, call now.
Date Published: 27th February 2014