You may be eligible to make a holiday compensation claim if you’ve been injured on holiday. Common causes of holiday injury include road traffic accidents, food poisoning, sunstroke, accidents on board a plane or boat and sporting accidents.
Holiday injury compensation
Most successful holiday injury compensation claims are made when the injury or illness suffered is not your fault but the fault of another person or organisation.
If you have had an accident – fallen for example – make sure you get a photo of anything important, like a defective step or loose paving stone. If you have had a car accident, if at all possible, be sure to get the details of anyone else involved and also the details of any witnesses. If you have been ill, please make sure you keep any medical reports and keep a record of any attention you have received.
Holiday injury claim
If your holiday injury happened on private property, try and find out who owns it and who is responsible for maintaining it. If, for example, you get food poisoning after eating in a hotel restaurant where you are staying, you may be able to make a claim. The same is true if you fall ill after eating food from a shop, as the shop owner and food manufacturer have a duty to ensure that this does not happen.
In all cases, what is most important of all is that you seek immediate medical attention. Even if your injuries do not seem serious to you, they might be, particularly if you have sustained an injury to your head.
Holiday accident claim
At Accident Advice Helpline we have been dealing with personal injury compensation claims for over ten years. We have a dedicated panel of over 190 personal injury solicitors’s firms who are entirely independent and 100% No Win No Fee so that you know they will act in your best interests alone.
Call our 24-hour free helpline on 0800 180 4 123 or try our 30-second compensation calculator, which will give you a rough idea of how much you could claim for your holiday accident.
You can also submit a full CLAIM ONLINE NOW.