If you have been injured in an accident whilst on holiday, whether within the UK or abroad, you might be entitled to make a compensation claim in Westhill.
Holidays at home
If you have been injured in an accident whilst on holiday within the UK, you will be pleased to know that making a compensation claim in Westhill is as simple as it is under any other circumstances in which you might want to make a claim for personal injury.
Rules can be slightly different and a little more complicated if you have had an accident abroad, but either way Accident Advice Helpline can assist you with your claim and answer any queries that you might have about the process.
Types of accidents and injuries
Accidents and injuries can occur anywhere and holidays are no different unfortunately. Examples of accidents that have occurred on holidays within the UK include:
- A holidaymaker slipping on a patch of wet floor that has not been properly cleaned while on their way to breakfast in the communal dining area;
- A guest tripping over rubbish that was left over spilling from rubbish bins and containers that had not been empties properly; and
- Someone falling down the stairs in a hotel because the landing was not properly lit, or perhaps because there was a bit of loose carpet that they caught their foot on.
As well as slip, trip and fall accidents, you could also be injured in an accident involving faulty machinery or equipment. For example, you might be on a ride at an amusement park or on the grounds of the caravan site in which you are staying, and the protective bar to keep you in place becomes lose, causing you to fall from height off the ride. You might be seriously injured and want to make a compensation claim in Westhill.
What can you make a compensation claim in Westhill for?
When you make a compensation claim in Westhill, you are doing so in order to highlight to the people responsible that the way in which they have behaved is not acceptable, but also to get financial compensation for the injuries that you have sustained.
The money you are awarded in a successful compensation claim in Westhill is designed to aid your recovery, whether this is for the cost of medical treatment, surgery or medication. It is also designed to compensate you for loss of earnings, if you have had to take time off work. This time off might not always be paid or paid to the same level as your wages.
Equally, compensation is awarded to make note of the fact that if you have been injured whilst on holiday, that holiday has probably been ruined. People spend a lot of money on their holidays — it’s our one chance to get away from the daily grind. It is a huge disappointment if after only a few days you find that you are bedridden or stuck in hospital.
Take our 30-second test to find out how much you could claim, then call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 to start your compensation claim in Westhill.
Date Published: 16th September 2013
Author: David Brown