Based on one of the English coasts, Southampton is a region that is roughly 75 miles south west of the City of London. The region is a popular workplace amongst many people and there are several large employers in the local vicinity. It is also quite an old region and there are numerous old buildings in the area.
Have you been the victim of an accident in Southampton?
Because the region is based on the coast it is the case that people can get ferries from Southampton. Ferry travel can be a great way to transport yourself around the world, yet it should be made clear that it can also bring with it some dangers. For some people the dangers are easy to avoid, however if you are vulnerable you might be at risk.
For most people the biggest risk whilst on a ferry is that of slipping. The surface of the deck can often be very slippery because of some moisture that comes from the ocean. However, in some cases the risk of a fall can also be present in other ways. The water might not be that smooth on the chosen day of travel. Choppy waters could lead to you losing your balance a lot more easily that you would have otherwise. As a result you might be at increased risk of falling.
The best way to avoid a fall on a ferry is to always make sure you are walking in areas where assistance is provided. That might mean walking where handrails are present. There can often be a lot of wind on a ferry deck and so it is key that you do not go out in the wind if you are unsure of how you will be able to handle the situation. If you are the victim of an accident in Southampton, you should speak to the medical team on the ferry. They will be able to check you over and help you recover from any of the injuries that you might have.
Making a compensation claim
For some people their ferry injuries might happen because of someone else. That might therefore lead them to make some Southampton claims, in relation to ferry accidents. Making Southampton claims is a process that requires the help of a well trained law firm. You might therefore want to speak to us at Accident Advice Helpline.
With our help you can increase the odds of you making a successful claim if you’ve been the victim of an accident in Southampton. To find out more, call us now on 0800 689 0500 and from your mobile 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 21st July 2014
Author: David Brown