According to the Office for National Statistics, in 2017, UK residents paid 72.8 million visits to overseas destinations.
Many stayed in a hotel or rented accommodation during their time away from home*.
Our leading hotel accident claims solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. If you have been involved in an accident in a hotel and it was due to someone else’s negligence, contact us for free legal advice from our expert solicitors.
No Win No Fee hotel accident claim solicitors
Almost all of our hotel 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.
Hotel accidents explained
Accidents can happen everywhere, however, every hotel has certain responsibilities to keep their guests safe. If you have been injured in a hotel while being 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.
Most common causes and types of hotel accident
Slips, trips and falls are among the most common accidents that happen in a hotel.Other causes, where the hotel can usually be held responsible for the accident, include:
- Swimming pool accidents such as broken tiles or inadequate depth signage
- Falls from balconies due to unsafe railings
- Defective furniture or equipment: in the room or in a common area such as the restaurant or the poolside
These accidents result in different kinds of injuries. Our clients most commonly seek compensation for:
What can I claim for?
Getting involved in an accident whilst abroad can lead to more complications, such as you and your family being unable to travel home at the planned time.
If you have been injured in a hotel accident which was due to someone else's negligence, you can claim compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earnings
- House modifications
- Rehabilitation and treatment
My daughter almost drowned in an unsupervised swimming pool. She is now suffering from PTSD. Can I claim compensation?
In many cases, a swimming pool has to be supervised by a qualified member of staff so you may be able to claim compensation. Contact us to establish your full legal position.
I injured my ankle after a chair in an AirBnB apartment gave way from under me, can I claim compensation?
Every AirBnB host has to provide a safe environment for their guests to stay. If you have injured yourself due to someone else's negligence, you may be able to claim compensation. Contact us to establish your full legal position.
Our hotel room was broken into while we were sleeping. Now I’m traumatised and suffer from anxiety. Can I claim compensation?
If the hotel can be held liable for negligent security on the hotel grounds, you may be able to claim compensation. Contact us to establish your full legal position.
Who is liable for my hotel injury?
If you booked an individual holiday yourself, your claim will usually be made against the hotel. If you have booked a package holiday from the UK, your claim may be made against the tour operator or travel agent. Contact us for free legal advice and to establish your full legal position.
How much can I claim for a hotel accident abroad?
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.