If you have been unlucky enough to have been hurt or injured as the result of an accident whilst at sea you may be entitled to make an injury claim. Similarly if you have had an illness as a direct result of being on a boat, ship, pleasure boat or cruise ship you may be eligible to make an accident at sea injury claim and receive compensation.
Staff and operators alike have an important duty of care towards passengers aboard their vessels. It is of the utmost importance that they ensure risks to passengers are removed. If they fail their responsibility to their passengers then any passengers who are injured or become unwell may be able to make an injury claim against them under The Package Travel, Package Holiday and Package Tour Regulations 1992.
If you have had the misfortune to have been hurt, injured or contracted an illness as a result of being aboard any type of vessel you would be well advised to get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline as soon as possible.
Firstly it is important to establish that you are entitled to make a claim, so put the details of your accident at sea into Accident Advice Helpline’s Thirty Second Test. If you qualify to make a no win no fee* in East Cowes injury claim you need to call Accident Advice Helpline right now or you could miss out on your rightful compensation.
The usual time limit for making a no win no fee* in East Cowes injury claim is three years – but that is significantly reduced to two years when you are making an accident at sea injury claim and the date is measured from your disembarkation time and date.
Common causes of accidents whilst at sea include:
- Slipping on wet floors
- Falling Overboard
- Tripping whilst embarking or disembarking the vessel
- Food poisoning
Start your no win no fee* in East Cowes injury claim
The injury lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline have a great deal of experience in handling accident at sea injury claims and they will be happy to assist you on a no win no fee* in East Cowes basis. This means that you don’t require any money upfront for your legal expenses and nor will you have to pay a penny towards them if your case is unsuccessful because that is all covered by the Conditional Fee Agreement (commonly known as no win no fee* in East Cowes).
Call Accident Advice Helpline NOW on 0800 689 0500 or on 0333 500 0993 or TEXT ‘claim365’ to 88010 and find out how to go about making your accident at sea injury claim. In addition to compensation for your injuries and / or illness you may be eligible to receive compensation for loss of earnings, travel expenses, medical bills and much more.
Date Published: 18th February 2014