Expeditions and trekking are part of a growing adventure tourism sector. Whilst, particularly as the numbers of participants remain relatively low, few serious accidents are reported, there can be very real dangers involved.
Our Specialist Partner, Gary Boyd has, particularly through representing member of the Armed Forces, developed expertise and vital links with other experts in the sector to allow us to provide specialist advice and representation in relation to accidents occurring within this field. Examples include:
The organisers of expeditions and treks owe a duty of care to each to the participants and indeed the participants owe a duty of care to each.
Factors that need to be investigated when considering whether there are grounds for a claim include :
We at Gorvins have substantial experience in successfully pursuing expedition compensation claims including the aforementioned arctic expedition incident involving a polar bear attack, mountaineering/climbing accidents, cross-country skiing, and canoeing/kayaking accidents.
We also have the knowledge, skills and contacts to allow us to, on your behalf, achieving the highest financial settlement for your accident. To obtain the highest compensation settlement for you, we will optimise the evidence of the severity, and full consequences, of your injuries, your losses of earnings, medical/ rehabilitation expenses, travel and other expenses and the full effects of the injuries on the life of yourself and your loved ones.
If you would like to discuss or make a claim, please call us on 0161 930 5117 or send your enquiry to our spinal injury team via the online contact form.
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Gorvins has the specialist knowledge and experience to give you the best possible chance of succeeding in your claim.
Gorvins has substantial expertise in claims arising from parachuting and other aeronautical accidents.
Rock climbing can of course be a dangerous sport, with the risk of serious injury.
Gorvins’ specialist Partner, Gary Boyd, has substantial expertise in claims arising from skiing and other winter sports.
Whilst these sports can be great fun, accidents do happen and often as a result of negligence.