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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

    What to do if you’re injured on holiday


    While some people head abroad on holiday, many others stay in the UK. After all, there are plenty of great destinations to go to in this part of the world. Just think of the Cotswolds, Devon and Cornwall, the Highlands of Scotland and Snowdonia National Park in Wales, for example. There are many other delightful places to visit as well.

    The last thing you would expect to happen if you did go on holiday would be to have an accident of some kind. However, while the odds against it are long, it doesn’t mean it would never happen. If you are injured on holiday it could ruin your entire trip, depending on the injuries you suffer as a result.

    How could you be injured on holiday?

    This could happen in a variety of ways. For example, you may be out in your own car or a hire car and someone could drive into you. You might be injured while crossing a road if a driver or cyclist or biker runs into you. You may even be dining in a restaurant or visiting a similar attraction or location and you could experience a slip, trip or fall. As you can see, anything can happen in these circumstances.

    Your injuries may potentially range from the odd scrape or twinge to something far more serious and life threatening as well. You simply never know what might happen – and the least of your worries could be the fact your holiday has been spoiled.

    Knowing what to do next

    If you are hurt while on holiday in the UK, and you believe someone else was to blame for you suffering injuries, you should consider whether a compensation claim might be in order. You can find out more easily than you would think, too – simply by getting in touch with experts in this area.

    Open Claim Calculator

    Accident Advice Helpline has access to the very people who could help. When you give us a call on 0800 689 0500, you can see whether your situation might warrant that a no win, no fee claim could be made. If so, our advisors will take you through the procedure and recommend a professional injury compensation lawyer who could help you throughout. All it takes is one phone call today to find out whether you could claim any compensation for what happened while on holiday.

    Date Published: February 16, 2016

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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