Loughborough has the dubious reputation of being the destination of the world’s first package tour. Today, solicitors in Loughborough get involved with helping people to raise personal injury claims for compensation in respect of injuries they have suffered, through no fault of their own, whilst on the package tour holidays, either here in the UK, or somewhere abroad.
Health and safety standards here in the UK are generally good
It has to be said that, by and large, the health and safety standards at holiday destinations here in the UK are pretty good. It’s partly because we have such active health and safety regimes and that the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) plays such a strong pivotal role.
Health and safety standards abroad can sometimes leave much to be desired
Unfortunately not the same can be said for some holiday destinations abroad. One hears chilling tales of balconies collapsing, and balcony rails giving way, causing people to fall and suffer serious injury, some of which prove fatal.
You should always take out travel insurance
Taking out holiday insurance is essential to ensure that if you do get injured abroad, and you need medical attention, that it can be paid for. Here in the UK, we have a reciprocal agreement with other member countries, providing you outfit yourself with an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) before you depart.
If you didn’t take out travel insurance, the solicitors in Loughborough, or other solicitors elsewhere may be able to help
But even if you don’t take out travel insurance for whatever reason, all may not be lost. You may still be able to employ the solicitors in Loughborough, or other solicitors such as ourselves here at AAH to help you to obtain financial compensation for your injury.
The proofs you will need to be able to substantiate a claim
In order to take this step, you will need to be able to prove the following:
- That the blame for the injury you sustained is attributable to a third party
- That the injury you sustained was of a serious nature
- That the injury happened within the past three years
Wherever you were treated you’ll need to obtain medical proof of the injury you sustained.
Starting the ball rolling
The first step to launching a personal injury claim using the no win no fee services of ourselves here at AAH, is to visit our website and use the HOW MUCH calculator to:
- Validate your claim in principle
- Estimate how much your claim could be worth
It takes no more than 30 seconds to get both your verification and your estimate. This service is free to use. It’s one of the reasons that we are one of the U.K.’s favourite specialist injury claim lawyers, as recommended by one of our top sponsors, the indomitable Esther Rantzen; people’s consumer champion extraordinaire!
Here at AAH we also operate a free 24/7 helpline. You can access it by calling 0800 180 4123 from any landline, or 0333 500 0992 from any mobile.
Date Published: 19th April 2014
Author: David Brown