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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."

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    Holiday accident advice


    Need holiday accident advice? You may be able to claim compensation for your injuries.

    If you have an accident, are injured on holiday or develop an illness, which was not your fault, then you may be entitled to compensation. You may be surprised to learn that you may be able to claim injury compensation under UK law even if you have been injured on holiday in another country. It can be a confusing and upsetting time in the aftermath of an accident so we have made it easy to take a 30 second test to get the ball rolling and see if you are entitled to compensation.

    Getting compensation with expert holiday accident advice

    If your holiday was within the United Kingdom, your holiday accident injury claim could be dealt with in the same way as any other personal injury compensation claim. Meaning you are well within your rights to proceed with making a claim for an accident today; however, if you were abroad at the time, certain other rules apply.

    A personal injury solicitor in the United Kingdom would only be able to deal with a personal injury compensation claim against a holiday company for an accident, injury or illness which occurred abroad if the holiday was booked as part of a package deal through a travel agent in the United Kingdom. In addition to this, your holiday accident, holiday injury or holiday illness would need to be the fault of the travel agent or their representatives such as the hotel staff.

    If your holiday accident or holiday injury was caused due to a badly retained section of walkway in the hotel grounds you would be entitled to make a holiday injury compensation claim against your travel agent. To make a successful holiday injury compensation claim for an accident today, you would need to prove that another person was responsible for your personal injury (in this case, the travel agent or their representative such as the hotel staff).

    Getting the compensation process started withholiday accident advice from AAH

    To help your personal injury claim, you should report the holiday accident to the staff or your travel representative at the time, make a note of your holiday accident in the accident book, take names and addresses of witnesses to the holiday accident and if possible take photographs of the area where the accident happened. Accident Advice Helpline can advise you on everything you need to do including how to claim expenses such as prescription costs and travelling expenses, remember to keep receipts as evidence. It is a fairly straightforward process and you can easily start the process of making a claim for your accident today.

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    Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on their freephone numbers 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 21st January 2013

    Author: thewritersbarn

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