Watersport Accident Claims

If you have been injured during a water-based activity in an accident that wasn’t your fault - whether this happened on holiday or while partaking in a hobby - you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

At YouClaim, our expert personal injury solicitors are specialists in obtaining compensation on behalf of our clients. We have helped many amateur and professional watersports enthusiasts, as well as those who have sustained an injury whilst on a water-based excursion - such as scuba diving or visiting a waterpark - to receive the compensation they deserve.

To speak to us about making a claim, call 0800 10 757 95, fill in our online form or chat to us directly.

About water-based accidents

Injuries sustained in the water occur on a regular basis and, unfortunately, activities such as diving into swimming pools, scuba diving and jet-skiing leave many participants injured each year. There are several other water-based activities that can result in injuries, including:

  • Canal boating
  • Jetskiing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Power boating
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Wakeboarding or wake surfing
  • Waterparks
  • White water rafting

Injuries can happen for a number of reasons, including poorly maintained/defective equipment, a lack of supervision, an absence of warning signs and a lack of training. If your accident happened for any of these reasons, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Making a holiday accident claim

If you were injured abroad, you may still be able to make a claim.  If your injury occurred on a package holiday and the watersports activity that caused your injury was part of the package deal, then it is likely you will be able to make a claim against the tour operator. However, if the activity you were participating in wasn’t part of an overall package deal, seeking recompense for any injuries caused is a more complicated matter. An experienced solicitor can advise you on how to proceed, no matter how your injury occurred, making it vital that you seek legal expertise if you have been injured on holiday in another country.

How YouClaim can help

No matter the circumstances of your accident, if someone else was to blame, we are able to provide first-rate representation for you. Our personal injury solicitors are experienced in claims of this nature and achieve an excellent success rate. We work on a no win, no fee basis, which means the entire process of making a claim is risk-free, allowing you to get on with your recovery without any hassle or stress.

Get started today

To speak to a member of our personal injury team about making a claim, contact us by calling 0800 10 757 95. You can also get in touch by filling in a claims form or by chatting to us using our online function.