WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Statistics
Forums65
Topics76,195
Posts1,032,424
Members14,198
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
14 members (2 invisible), 1,078 guests, and 202 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters
sunnyside 45,164
MattLFC 22,315
Mark 21,268
granny 17,740
_Ste_ 16,338
Newest Members
Anne8, PaulW51, Testerbester, Aisha94, sueoakley29
14,198 Registered Users
New General Forums
cringe
by GaryFromWirral - 12th Aug 2022 7:52am
Picture you are not allowed to see
by Excoriator - 4th Aug 2022 9:28am
Open air swimming pool
by cools - 13th Jul 2022 9:13am
The beast . . .
by GaryFromWirral - 28th Feb 2022 1:48pm
New Wirral History
Wirral History Walks
by CateJones - 13th Aug 2022 7:37pm
The old Farmers Arms Moreton
by LindaTay - 30th Jul 2022 4:48pm
Voss Motors
by johncon - 30th Jul 2022 1:21pm
Tracing history of Bob simister motorcycles.
by Philoman - 10th Jun 2022 2:20pm
276 Rock Villa Hotel Ltd 329 Old Chester Road
by derekdwc - 18th Aug 2011 11:13pm
Top Posters(30 Days)
bert1 8
Leonny 8
_Ste_ 6
Topic Replies
Wirral History Walks
by CateJones - 13th Aug 2022 7:37pm
Sky Lantern
by diggingdeeper - 13th Aug 2022 11:29am
Volkswagen T4 Autosleeper Trooper LE VW Campervan
by polo_phil - 12th Aug 2022 11:40am
Coffee changing to Slime
by Leonny - 12th Aug 2022 3:41am
PS3 Controller Wanted Please.
by BultacoAstro - 11th Aug 2022 12:17pm
Mansions of Wallasey : Around Grove Road
by Mark - 10th Aug 2022 8:28pm
Exchange Rates
by BultacoAstro - 6th Aug 2022 12:12pm
Mavic Mini Drone - help needed please
by Leonny - 5th Aug 2022 4:09am
Kitchen Appliances
by gerry1 - 2nd Aug 2022 1:10pm
August
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Top Likes Received (30 Days)
Top Likes Received
Mark 4
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
#849013 9th Jan 2014 10:42pm
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,131
Forum Addict
OP Offline
Forum Addict
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 1,131
Now and then people are walking with a group and are asked to take a turn by leading a future walk. I was told this week by a friend who walks with an organised group each week, that they pay annually £5 a year insurance to cover accidents etc.
I had not thought that if you lead a casual walk and someone has an accident,you might get sued. We read about problems on school trips, but maybe we innocently put ourselves in the firing line.Could also apply to urban exploration?
My home insurance includes persons cover, but I will have to check if it covers away from my property.
Does anyone have any imput on this topic?

Google Ads
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 21,268
Likes: 4
Wiki Master
Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 21,268
Likes: 4
Urban ex is by invitation typically. However its fair comment that any thing could happen, its sounds like another Yanky claim mongoriing of at the extreem could happen.

WikiWialks.
Yes that could happen too but the routes and places there would be a counter claim for the council as there routes are all public.

Normally a disclaimer is enough to get you out of any of those situations.

Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,044
Forum Guardian
Offline
Forum Guardian
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 4,044
I think if you took them off piste you could be liable

Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,257
Forum Master
Offline
Forum Master
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,257
It all depends how official the "organised group" you speak of is.

There's no obligation to have any insurance.

I think basic insurance is about £200 for a group, so if there's about 40 members, a fiver sounds about right.

Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,338
Wiki Master
Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,338
Good point, never really thought about it and as gibbo mentions urban exploring is more an invitation and most know the dangers they face.

to be honest i dont think urban exploring would be insurable anyway due to the natureof the hobby and from a "legal" point of view what it involves.


[Linked Image][Linked Image]

Putin khuilo
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 19,446
Wiki Master
Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 19,446
Stupid American 'thang'.

If I go walking, UEing or GhostHunting- then I do so at my own risk!!

Duh.

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 130
Enthusiast
Offline
Enthusiast
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 130
As Ste says invitation is the key, if you are an organisation that is different, but a group of 'friends' embarking on an expedition have absolutely NO legal comeback on each other, no more than schoolboys collecting conkers. So crack on and ignore the crap barrack room lawyers. I am a barrister.

Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 243
Addict
Offline
Addict
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 243
I lead 3 walks a year for WBC (despite that they are in Cheshire, and I live in Cheshire !).


Moderated by  Mod 

Link Copied to Clipboard
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Wirral History Walks
by CateJones - 13th Aug 2022 7:37pm
Sky Lantern
by steamfan - 11th Aug 2022 11:07pm
Exchange Rates
by BultacoAstro - 6th Aug 2022 9:11am
The old Farmers Arms Moreton
by LindaTay - 30th Jul 2022 4:48pm
Voss Motors
by johncon - 30th Jul 2022 1:21pm
For Sale & Free
Volkswagen T4 Autosleeper Trooper LE VW Campervan
by polo_phil - 9th Aug 2022 11:25am
Kitchen Appliances
by gerry1 - 2nd Aug 2022 1:10pm
Ipad Mini 5 256gb (slate grey)
by Catsick - 28th Jul 2022 1:15pm
Myford ML7 lathe with accessories
by spider - 28th Jun 2022 3:36pm
PS3 Controller Wanted Please.
by BultacoAstro - 26th Jun 2022 10:06am
Member Spotlight
madrob
madrob
birkenhead
Posts: 1,056
Joined: June 2010
Today's Birthdays
There are no members with birthdays on this day.
New Wirral Info
Exchange Rates
by BultacoAstro - 6th Aug 2022 9:11am
Parking fine
by Wickerman - 23rd Jul 2022 8:42pm
Eastham history
by MarkConnor1978 - 22nd Jul 2022 1:21pm
Restaurant/pub with outdoor seating - Bromborough
by CarterUSM - 7th Aug 2020 8:59pm
Coffee changing to Slime
by Bultaco - 1st Jun 2019 11:47am
News : New Topics
Sky Lantern
by steamfan - 11th Aug 2022 11:07pm
Budgie found
by kenmo52 - 2nd Jul 2022 8:25pm
The State of Wirral these days 2022?
by keef666 - 23rd Jun 2022 10:05am
Ignoring the law
by Excoriator - 4th Jul 2018 9:55am
New Enthusiast Forums
System Meltdown
by GaryFromWirral - 8th Jul 2022 2:50pm
Super Bowl Chilli
by granny - 5th Feb 2019 3:13pm
Rockferry Baptist church
by georgie - 19th Nov 2010 11:11pm
What song are you listening to?
by - 24th Jun 2007 10:06am
Popular Topics(Views)
4,961,811 WIKI WALK CHAT
3,906,624 Spotted!
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5