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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

    Staying safe around the pool on holiday


    We all know what it’s like, you’re on holiday, you’re in the sun and all you want to do is lounge by the pool and have some fun.

    But be careful. Many holiday makers are injured having fun on their holidays each year and travel accident compensation claims are on the increase year after year. So work towards staying safe around the pool on holiday.

    Make sure you don’t suffer slips, trips and falls, by staying safe around the pool on holiday

    It might be easy to forget about being sensible when you go on your holidays when the only thing on your mind is relaxing with friends and family. But there are a number of things you can do to prevent accidents. Here are some tips to staying safe around the pool on holiday:

    • Make sure all young children are kept within sight at all times, especially round the swimming pool area
    • Make sure everyone has the correct footwear that can prevent slips and falls
    • Try not to drink too much alcohol if you are near a swimming pool
    • Ensure a responsible adult is in attendance at all times

    If someone has been injured on holiday can we make a claim?

    If someone has been hurt when you’ve been on your travels there is every chance that you could be entitled to compensation. This doesn’t necessarily have to be an accident by the swimming pool. Anything from a public place slip, trip and fall or a road traffic accident abroad might mean you are entitled to make a claim.

    How do I go about making a claim?

    If you’ve been injured in an Accident that wasn’t your fault and it occurred within the past 3 years, you should contact Accident Advice Helpline. They have devised a very simple and convenient test to help you to decide if you have a valid claim.

    Open Claim Calculator

    With over 10 years experience of handling claims from people who have suffered accidents at work, travel accidents, and repetitive strain injuries, their experience can go a long way to helping you achieve the compensation you deserve.

    They have a free phone helpline number which will allow you to discuss your accident with one of their advisers, who will quickly advise you as to whether you have a claim or not.

    You can also use the compensation calculator on their website. The advice line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and you can talk to them in confidence and with no obligation to proceed.

    Date Published: November 11, 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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