Even tourists may need to make an injury claim in North Berwick if they have had their holiday ruined by an accident that was not their fault. North Berwick is a destination for seaside holidays in East Lothian, Scotland. It is located on the south shore of the Firth of the Forth and is conveniently situated just 25 miles away from the city of Edinburgh. Holiday makers are attracted to North Berwick due to its two sandy bays and picturesque golf courses that are open to visiting tourists. Other local attractions include boat trips to nearby islands and a visitor centre for viewing Scottish seabirds.
Many people chose to visit North Berwick and similar resorts to spend their vacations relaxing, sight-seeing and enjoying time with their family and friends. Unfortunately tourists are not invulnerable from health and safety hazards, and holiday makers can be the victims of accidents that were not their fault. In these cases they may be entitled to make an injury claim in North Berwick.
If you have been involved in an accident whilst holidaying within the UK then your injury claim can be dealt with in the same way as any other personal injury compensation case. The rules for injuries whilst traveling abroad are more complicated, but if you have booked your vacation through a UK travel agent then you could still receive compensation.
You could have suffered a slip, trip or a fall as a result of uneven path around the grounds of a hotel. Or you may have had your holiday ruined by food poisoning due to poor hygiene standards in a restaurant or café. You could have been involved in a road traffic accident whilst driving a rental vehicle whilst on vacation. Or you may have suffered a sports injury whilst taking part in an activity on holiday. In all these situations, and many others, you could be entitled to make an injury claim in North Berwick.
What should you do if you need to make an injury claim in North Berwick?
- Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 698 05009 (or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone). This service is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Speak to one of our friendly advisers who can offer you no-obligation support and advice.
- Take our unique 30-second test to find out if you are able to make an injury claim in North Berwick.
We are able to help with personal injuries that have taken place in the last 3 years. If you have had your holiday ruined by an accident that was someone else’s fault then do not delay, call Accident Advice Helpline today and make that injury claim.
Date Published: 5th September 2013