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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Is there a particular amount I should claim for?


    Making an accident claim whether it is an accident at work or a travel claim can often be confusing and stressful. There are so many costs and fees to take into consideration that it is difficult knowing what to claim for and how much to ask for in compensation. Although your lawyer should decide this you will still have a say in the matter and there is a lot to think about.

    Is there a particular amount I should claim for after my travel accident?

    Each travel compensation claim is unique and individual and should be treated as such. Although the law will set limitations on how much you can claim, you and your lawyer need to think about all the financial losses that occur from your travel injury. This could be hospital stays in a foreign country, prescription fees, loss of money from hotel rooms not used and maybe even flight costs that were lost as you couldn’t travel home that day.

    What else do I need to consider when making a travel accident compensation claim?

    You need to think about everything when making a travel accident compensation claim so don’t only think about the holiday. Consider whether you had to take any time off due to your travel injury thus loss of earnings, or any bill payments missed due to lack of earnings. This should all be added up in order to come to a sum of compensation to claim for.

    When making a travel accident claim it is best not to represent yourself and is far less stressful to have legal representation to help and guide you through the whole process.

    Accident Advice Helpline has years of experience in helping our clients through travel accident claims. Our team of skilled lawyers makes the claim process as simple and stress free as possible and will be there for you every step of the way. In fact, many clients are able to settle their travel injury claims without stepping foot in a court room.

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    To learn more about making a travel accident compensation claim speak to Accident Advice Helpline via our 24-hour free phone on 0800 689 0500. Alternatively, take the simple 30-second compensation calculator test online to find out how much your potential travel injury claim could be worth.

    Date Published: July 22, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

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