How much is cruise or ferry injury claim worth?
Have you been hurt on a cruise ship or a ferry? Claims for injuries can be worth several thousands of pounds. Find out how much your injury might be worth with our 30-second claims calculator, or call one of our friendly advisors now on 0800 175 7900.
Will I have to pay to claim for a cruise ship or ferry injury?
We offer No Win No Fee claims for around 98% of our injury claims customers, including those hurt at sea. That means you will never be out of pocket, because we only get a fee when we win you the compensation you deserve. Lots of people say that this gives them the peace of mind they need when they're thinking about making a cruise ship or ferry injury compensation claim.
Will I have to have a medical to start my claim?
Yes, even if you already have a medical report from a doctor on board the ship, or from a hospital on your return, we will usually send you to see a local medical expert. They will assess your injury to see how bad it is, then write a report that explains how long they think your injury will take to recover from. This gives us the evidence we need to start a claim for every penny of the compensation you are entitled to.
Who is to blame for my cruise ship or ferry injury?
Whether you are on a cruise ship or a ferry, anywhere in the world, the ship's operators have a Duty of Care to keep you safe. Even so, we regularly handle injury claims for things such as:
- When the ship's doctor has failed to treat an illness or injury correctly
- For slips, trips and falls on the deck or gangway
- For falling overboard due to poor safety
- For falls and other accidents in rough seas
- For injuries caused by other passengers
Sea journeys can be dangerous, so this is just a small selection of the many ways you can be harmed on a ship through no fault of your own.
Will I have to go to court for a cruise ship injury claim?
This is unlikely, because when handling most cruise ship and ferry injury claims, your Claims Direct lawyer will deal directly with the shipping line, wherever in the world your accident happened. We can do this because of an international law called the Athens Convention. This says that every ship owner must have enough insurance in place to pay for any accidents and injuries that occur on board.
What sort of things can I claim for?
Cruise ship and ferry accidents can lead to a number of illnesses and injuries, some of them very serious. That's why most of the ship-related compensation claims we deal with include sums of money to compensate you for things like:
- Loss of earnings
- Future loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Additional travel costs
- Medical expenses
So if you have been hurt on a cruise ship or ferry in the last two years and it wasn't your fault, ask us about starting a No Win No Fee compensation claim today. Talk to one of our friendly advisors now on 0800 175 7900.
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