Understanding Your Rights
Holiday accidents or illness can sometimes result in serious personal injuries and a great deal of distress – and even minor incidents often cause unnecessary pain and stress at a time when you should be relaxing and enjoying yourself. If you’ve been injured or suffered from sickness while on holiday, because of someone else’s negligence or a third party lack of safety measures, you could be entitled to compensation.
Whether holidaying at home or abroad, your hotel, holiday tour operator, hire car company and any other holiday-related firm, all have a duty of care to keep you safe throughout your trip. If this hasn’t been your experience, we can advise you on the best way to proceed and provide ongoing support and guidance should you decide to make a claim.
Why Bartletts Solicitors Are The Best Solicitors For Your Personal Injury Claim
Here are some reasons why we believe that you should call us to discover more about how can help you with your claim:
- We have settled over 12,000 accident claims.
- We have recovered over £68 million in compensation for our clients.
- We provide you with a true No Win No Fee service. If we don’t win your claim for you, you pay nothing.
- We are members of the Association Of Personal Injury Lawyers, because we have solicitors who work exclusively on accident claims, ensuring that you get the best service and the maximum compensation.
- We offer a completely free, no obligation initial enquiry so that you can speak with us and decide if we are the best solicitors for your needs. Why not call us right now on 01244 752 999 and let us explain how we can help you.
Types Of Holiday Accident Claims
The severity of your suffering will depend on where you were at the time of your accident or illness, and the nature of your accident – ranging from a great deal of upset and inconvenience through to long-term medical conditions and life-changing implications.
Types of holiday accidents and illness include:
- Slips, trips and falls
- Skiing or sports injuries
- Rental car accidents
- Hotel food poisoning
- Hotel accidents
- Balcony falls
- Aircraft accidents
- Cruise ship or sailing accidents
How To Claim For Holiday Accidents Compensation
If you’ve suffered from a holiday accident or holiday illness through no fault of your own, a professional personal injury solicitor can provide you with legal advice and guidance on whether you are able to make a claim for compensation.
Our expert holiday accident solicitors have the experience and industry knowledge to handle different holiday accident claims effectively, and your appointed solicitor will work hard to establish the cause of your personal injury or holiday illness and secure the compensation you deserve for your injuries as well as incurred expenses.
While ideally you’ll have lots of information relating to your holiday accident or illness, including photos, medical documents, witness details, booking forms and any receipts, which will all support your claim, there’s no need to worry if you don’t as our personal injury solicitors have helped holidaymakers make claims for accidents that have happened all over the world and for numerous reasons.
There are organisations including the Fourth European Union Motor Insurance Directive 2003 which exist to help victims of accidents abroad claim compensation, if your holiday accident did not happen in the UK. Coupled with our experience, personal approach and expertise, you should be able to make a claim for compensation in a straightforward and stress-free way.