Working Abroad Accidents

If you had an accident and became injured or ill while on a package holiday abroad then you could be able to claim compensation. A package holiday is one which was organised by a travel agent, with arrangements for accommodation, flights, transfers and any excursions made at an inclusive price.

What type of accident can I claim for?

There are many accidents that can happen abroad that you can claim for. You can claim for slips, trips and fall accidents to food poisoning or becoming ill if the swimming pool is not treated properly. Our expert lawyers will be able to advise you on the individual circumstances of your claim.

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What injuries might I suffer?

Our team of highly trained personal injury solicitors can lead you through the claims process.

The injuries you might suffer while on holiday could include anything from minor cuts and bruises to broken bones and even life changing injuries such as burns, scarring, drowning, or even death.

What type of accident can I claim for?

There are many accidents that can happen abroad that you can claim for. You can claim for slips, trips and fall accidents to food poisoning or becoming ill if the swimming pool is not treated properly. Our expert lawyers will be able to advise you on the individual circumstances of your claim.

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How do I make a claim and my holiday was a package holiday?

When you book a package holiday though a UK-based tour operator, claims for injuries sustained abroad can be pursued against the holiday company. If your holiday was a package holiday then you could make a claim for your accident. You have three years from the date you were injured to make a claim. Our layers will be able to advise you further depending on the circumstances of your claim.

 

How do I make a claim and my holiday wasn’t a package holiday?

If you have an accident abroad and your holiday wasn’t booked as a package holiday then you will need to make a claim through that countries legal system. If this is the case then our lawyers will be able to advise you how to proceed.

 

What should I do if I suffer an injury abroad?

If you suffer an injury abroad no matter how small you should always seek medical assistance. If you are able to you should try and collect evidence of your accident this could be photographs of where the accident occurred or speaking to witnesses that witnessed your accident. You should also keep a note or a diary of any hospital appointments, symptoms and any difficulties you are having with day to day life after your accident.

 

How much compensation will I be able to claim?

The amount of compensation you will be able to claim is dependent on the individual circumstances of your claim. Your lawyer will be able to advise you once they know the circumstances of your claim. You can claim for things such as loss of earnings if you are not able to work because of your injury, medical bills if you have had to seek private treatment, loss and enjoyment of life is also something you will be able to claim for.

 

How long will my claim take?

This solely depends on the circumstances of your accident and the injuries you suffered. Your lawyer will be able to advise you further when they know the individual circumstances of your accident.

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