Have you been injured on a fishing boat? Need workplace injury compensation in Anglesey?
There has always been a romantic notion about sailing out to sea on a fishing boat and being at one with the elements but unfortunately the environment on a fishing boat is not as perhaps tranquil as you might think. Every year, many hundreds of accidents occur on fishing boats that leave the accident victim unable to work or badly injured that they cannot work for long periods of time. And if you are unable to work as a fisherman you are not likely to be paid. This is where Accident Advice Helpline comes in because if you have suffered injuries on a fishing boat that were not your fault and could have been avoided you may be entitled to workplace injury compensation Anglesey.
Injuries because of accidents with fishing gear
The fishing equipment on a fishing boat is nothing like the gear one might take with you to go fishing on a pier with your children or grandchildren. At sea we are talking about huge strong nets, lines of thick wire that can cut through flesh and bone and sharp implements used to pull the nets etc. from the waters. There is also an abundance of mechanical equipment that has caused the loss of many a digit or hand. Accident Advice Helpline and our advisers have helped provide advice and support to those individuals who have suffered accidents on-board fishing boats which weren’t their fault. We have also helped them claim workplace injury compensation in Anglesey.
Loss of earnings if you are self employed
If you are a fisherman you will be more than likely self employed and as such if you have suffered injuries through an accident at sea that was not your fault, you will probably be (a) unable to work and (b) without an income while you are recovering. If the accident was not your fault it seems only right that you be compensated for the time you have lost at work and Accident Advice Helpline can help if you feel you are entitled to workplace injury compensation Anglesey. If you would like to ascertain if you are indeed eligible to receive compensation for your accident at sea call our team of advisers today at Accident Advice Helpline.
You can contact us by calling our 24/7 landline number 0800 689 0500 or our 24/7 mobile number 0333 500 0993 and a member of our team will discuss the nature of your accident and the options open to you during our initial assessment process. You can also text the words ‘CLAIM365’ to 88010 and a member of our team will call you back. Call us today to find out if you are indeed eligible to make a claim for workplace injury
Date Published: 3rd December 2014
Author: David Brown