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Diving Accidents Solicitors
At Bridge McFarland LLP, we have extensive specialist experience assisting those involved in diving or offshore accidents. Our unparalleled understanding allows us to fully support clients in receiving the compensation they deserve financially and psychologically.
Diving Accidents Solicitor
Our solicitors have been legal advisors to Unions representing seafarers and commercial divers for more than 25 years.
If you have been involved in a diving or offshore accident and require the support of an experienced and specialist solicitor, please speak to the lawyers at Bridge McFarland LLP on 0800 987 8800.
Get in touch with Bridge McFarland LLP’s team of Lawyers for Maritime Accidents on 0800 987 8800 today.
Diving and Offshore Accident Solicitor Lincolnshire
At Bridge McFarland LLP, we have assisted divers and their relatives in recovering compensation following accidents, including:
- Loss at sea (fatal injuries)
- The bends (decompression illness)
- Spinal injuries
- Contact dermatitis
- Mechanical failure (including diving equipment, bells, bell doors, chambers and accidents onboard Dive Support Vessels).
We have also been extensively involved in recovering many millions of pounds worth of damages for seriously injured sports, recreational and commercial (civil and offshore, saturation and air) divers in UK territorial waters and worldwide.
We have a national and international network of experts, advisors and associate law firms such that they can assist divers in pursuing claims even when the accident occurred abroad and have done so in cases around the world.
Offshore and Diving Accident Notable Cases
Bridge McFarland LLP was involved in legal proceedings surrounding the Piper Alpha disaster, and the firm’s founding Partner, John Bridge, was involved in the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster.
We also work closely with leading experts in the field, such as Dr John Bevan, author of the Professional Diver’s Handbook and editor of Underwater Contractor International magazine.
Work Accidents at Sea
Bridge McFarland LLP has been pursuing claims for damages for injured seafarers and their families for over 30 years.
Bridge McFarland LLP have experience with cases in many different jurisdictions. In the last few years alone and in addition to the many cases that we have brought before Courts in England, we have advised in cases which have had connections with, or involved proceedings in, Scotland, Norway, Denmark, Holland, India, United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Australia and the Philippines.
We can advise on accidents at sea involving both Ratings and Officers and have recovered many millions of pounds in damages for injured seafarers.
Get in touch with the Solicitors for Diving Accidents at Bridge McFarland LLP
Bridge McFarland LLP houses specialists and knowledgeable solicitors with exceptional experience in handling matters whereby an accident has occurred at sea, whether in a diving accident, offshore accident or work accident at sea.
Bridge McFarland LLP is recognised in the Chambers & Partners Guide to UK Law Firms as a “solid provincial practice” that has built a strong reputation and developed an international service.
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