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Holiday Accidents

We all need a holiday – but what happens if you suffer illness or injury whilst abroad?

Thousands of British travellers are injured every year. If you have suffered an injury or illness while on a break – whether it was a package holiday abroad, or somewhere closer to home – you may be able to make a holiday injury claim.

Why should you make a holiday injury claim?

You may be forced to cancel the rest of your trip and the consequences of your injury could be very serious. Whatever the circumstances, an accident or illness on your holiday will probably cost money, even if you have insurance, and add undue stress, and possibly ruin the entire trip.

On return from your holiday you may find you cannot work or carry out everyday tasks by yourself, and, in some cases, that you may even require ongoing medical care.

How to make a holiday injury claim

The most important thing to do is have your injuries checked by a doctor. If you are abroad, arrange a local medical check-up and see your usual GP on your return home. You should also contact a specialist personal injury solicitor as soon as possible.

We can provide you with the legal advice you need to help you receive the compensation you deserve. We’ll advise you on the best way to fund your claim, including whether it could be covered by any existing holiday insurance. One of our personal injury solicitors may also be able to help you on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis.

To get a quick estimation on the amount of compensation you could be entitled to, you might find it helpful to try our Compensation Calculator.

Is there a time limit for you to make a claim?

There are normally strict time-limits in which to bring your personal injury claim. So if you have suffered a holiday injury that wasn’t your fault in the last three years, please contact our London based team today, either online or via telephone for a free, no-obligation consultation.

Our approach to customer service means that our personal injury lawyers will always fight to get the very best results for you, so get in touch and we’ll be happy to have a confidential, no obligation chat. Securing results for personal injury claims is what we do; it’s in our DNA.

Our Accident Abroad Claim Solicitors are backed by nearly four decades of experience. Our legal practice and team of Personal Injury Solicitors have a strong track record of achieving the best possible results. For expert legal advice use our contact form or call us on 0808 250 6017 today.