Accident Abroad London and Beyond
When you have an accident on holiday which was not your fault, but the fault of a third party, you may be able to make a personal injury claim. Accidents which can be claimed for include, but are not limited to:
- Transport related accidents, such as on a plane or boat: these claims will be made against the carrier should the injury be due to their negligence.
- Sport related injuries: this can range from a ski accident to a jet skiing accident, if you have not received instructions of how to use equipment you have hired, or you have been provided faulty equipment you may be able to make a claim.
- Injuries in a hotel or another licensed establishment
Having an accident abroad can turn out to be more stressful than having one in the UK given that you are out of your comfort zone, medical treatment can be expensive and if you are on holiday it can wreck your time away.
An internet search of Accident Abroad London, or similar will return a long list of possible solutions, but you need just one: Accident Advice Helpline.
What Will Your Compensation Cover?
If you have travel insurance hopefully you will have bought cover for medical expenses and if you have not if you make a personal injury claim, you should be able to claim back the medical costs you have incurred.
Your compensation will also cover any lasting adaptations you have to make to your lifestyle, such as loss of earnings, a change of career, changes to your house if you have to adapt it for a disability, costs of care and living with a disability. Therefore, your injury will be assessed on a sliding scale, the more severe your injury the higher the compensation amount you should be offered for it.
If you have had to cut short your holiday and be repatriated, these kinds of costs will also be assessed.
How to Claim
To forward a personal injury claim after an accident abroad London or anywhere else, first things first, make sure you have received the medical treatment you require. Your health is the most important issue. Secondly, find a solicitor. It is advisable to do this as soon as you feel able to, following the accident. Everything will be fresh in your mind and your injuries will be most prominent. This will ensure the best assessment possible is made for the compensation amount you deserve to receive.
Keep a good record of everything. If you can keep photographic evidence, do. Keep all your documents in the same place and keep a detailed record of financial losses and the progression of all injuries, physical and psychological. This will make your claim the best it can be.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 and make the first step toward peace of mind.