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Our coach accident claims solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. If you have been involved in a coach accident and it was due to someone else’s negligence, contact us for free legal advice from our expert solicitors.
No Win No Fee coach accident claim solicitors
Almost all of our coach accident cases are conducted on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning we only take a fee if we win compensation on your behalf, therefore there is no financial risk to you.
Coach accidents explained
Like every other vehicle, coaches can be involved in road accidents which can lead to various injuries, for more information on accidents as a passenger in a bus or other forms of public transport, click here. These accidents usually happen due to someone else’s negligence and whether it was your coach driver, another road user or the council who was at fault, you can usually claim for compensation.
Most common causes and types of coach accidents
If it’s not a serious road traffic accident, coach injuries are usually the result of simple accidents such as:
- Falling because the coach set off before you were seated
- Tripping over an obstacle in the aisle
- Slipping on a wet step when boarding or leaving the coach.
These accidents result in different kinds of injuries. Our clients most commonly seek compensation for:
What can I claim for?
If you have been injured on a coach trip due to someone else’s negligence, you can claim compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Damages, such as alternative transport
- House modifications
- Rehabilitation and treatment
Who is liable for my coach injury?
Your compensation claim will be made against the insurance company of the liable party. If your accident was due to the coach driver’s negligence, we can claim from the coach operator or travel agent. Contact us for free legal advice and to establish your full legal position.
My accident happened abroad, can I still claim compensation?
If you have been involved in a coach accident abroad, you might not be sure what your rights are:
- You have the same rights as you have in the UK
- You have the right to claim compensation.
- You can choose a legal representative from the UK to help you with your claim.
How much can I claim for a coach trip accident?
It completely depends on your injury and the impact it has on your life. If the injury was caused due to someone else’s negligence, your claim for pain and suffering could be worth several thousands of pounds. For more information call us on freephone 0800 083 5045 or try our online claims calculator.*Source: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/internationalmigration/articles/livingabroad/april2018