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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

    Compensation for parents injured on holiday

    Parents injured on holiday may find dealing with their injuries particularly stressful. If they have young children to take care of they still have to make sure they are safe and able to enjoy a good holiday. While very few parents will incur any sort of injury, we all know things like this can potentially happen from time to time.

    What would you do if something like this happened to you? Well, it would be important to determine whether someone else was at fault for letting the accident occur. The more you know about what happened the easier it will be to determine the answer to this question. For example witnesses to the incident can help provide evidence that might help. Evidence of your injuries can also be good to have.

    How might parents injured on holiday approach the rest of their break?

    It all depends on the nature of the injuries suffered. For instance if someone suffered a broken leg it would certainly have a major impact on the remainder of the holiday. Imagine the kids being restricted to what they could do and where they could go if their parent was injured in this way.

    A more serious injury might even involve being transported home with medical assistance for further treatment at home. While cases like this are rare they can be upsetting and emotional when they do happen.

    There are also the possible expenses to consider when you sustain what could be more serious injuries. You can end up with a considerable amount of time off work and you might need assistance with regard to looking after your children too. And all because of an accident you suffered on holiday.

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    Considering the cost of an unfortunate accident

    It doesn’t matter what type of accident you have, or how serious or minor it happens to be. In every case you need to think about whether you might be entitled to financial compensation if it was someone else’s fault.

    This can be difficult to ascertain if you have little to no memory of what happened (perhaps because of a head injury) or you were not able to see what happened at the time.

    This makes it all the more important to call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 if you have been in such a situation. With our help you may be able to make a no win, no fee compensation claim.

    Date Published: July 8, 2015

    Author: Rob Steen

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