Anyone who is involved in an accident while on holiday should contact a travel accidents legal advice centre as soon as possible. Going on holiday should be an enjoyable experience, but unfortunately it can all go wrong in a split second without any warning.
Some of the most common causes for travel accidents legal claims are slips and falls, especially in bathrooms. These can happen on a cruise ship or in a hotel. They can also occur on the pavement, when the surface is uneven or while enjoying sporting activities.
How to find travel accidents legal advice
If you have just returned from holiday and experienced an accident, then you may be able to claim compensation. The only way to know is to contact a travel accidents legal advice team to find out.
Accident Advice Helpline is a nationwide law firm that has a team available to offer you advice about your enquiry. You can contact the team directly by calling us or you can complete our 30-second test, which will provide you with an estimate of how much compensation you can hope to achieve and when you’ve submitted the test with your contact information, an advisor will contact you directly.
You don’t have to worry, all enquiries are handled in confidence and there is no obligation to go ahead with the claim.
How to claim
Your claim process should start the minute you have the accident. Where possible get photographs of the accident site, gets names and telephone numbers of any witnesses and ensure that if the accident takes place on a cruise ship or in the hotel, the accident is written up in the accident book and you receive a copy.
Your next step will be to contact Accident Advice Helpline when you return home; this way the claims process can be put in motion. Each claim is unique and therefore there is no set time to how long it will take to complete. Remember you must claim within three years of the accident.
Accident Advice Helpline provides all customers with a no-win, no-fee claims process, which means there are no upfront fees and if you don’t win the case, there are no legal fees payable. The advantage is that most claims can be processed over the phone, which offers an added convenience to the process. If you want to discuss your claim in more detail with an adviser then dial 0800 689 0500 from your land line, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Date Published: 8th July 2014
Author: Jan Newell