For some people the idea of taking a holiday in a ski resort is a dream come true. If you are a skier you will know how exciting it can be to look forward to a major skiing holiday at a well-known resort.
You can imagine how frustrating and disappointing it can be then to have your holiday ruined as the result of a skiing accident. It’s common enough to take a tumble, but some accidents are more serious than others. More than that, there is also the possibility you might be hurt because of an accident that occurs elsewhere in the resort, other than on the slopes.
Picture yourself tripping over a rucked-up carpet or rug in the resort hotel or accommodation for example. If that wasn’t your fault and the management should have made sure it was safe and didn’t, you might have a chance at getting some ski resort injury compensation for your pains.
Seeking medical advice
Medical advice is always very important in the initial stages following your accident. Sometimes the adrenalin can be running so much you don’t even realise you have been hurt. This is why it makes sense to get professional medical help as soon as you can. This might mean calling an ambulance for more serious injuries, or seeing a doctor.
Either way, getting assistance will ensure there are no more serious injuries that could be overlooked. It also provides evidence for a potential claim.
Make sure you know what to do next
Whenever you suffer any kind of accident you think someone else was responsible for, it makes sense to ensure you find out if you could be entitled to compensation. After all, you didn’t cause the accident and you may well have been injured because of it. Why shouldn’t you find out if financial compensation could be warranted, especially if you have been left out of pocket as a result?
To find out whether you could claim ski resort injury compensation, and to learn how the law applies to accidents that have occurred in other countries, call Accident Advice Helpline now. It is most important to do this as quickly as you can. Call us on 0800 689 0500 and you won’t pay anything to do so. We operate on a no win, no fee* basis too so you have nothing to lose.
Date Published: October 25, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead
Category: Accident whilst on holiday