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Assaults Abroad

Being attacked or assaulted while abroad can be a terrifying experience. Whether you are on holiday or abroad on business, being assaulted could leave with serious physical and psychological injuries.

If you or a member of your family have been injured in an assault or criminal attack overseas, you may be able to claim compensation. Our specialist travel lawyers have years of experience in helping clients to claim after an assault or attack, so we could help you too.

How To Claim After An Assault Or Attack Abroad

If you were abroad on a package holiday, it may be possible for us to help you make a claim against your tour operator in the UK.

If you weren’t on a package holiday, you may still be able to claim. We have successfully helped clients to make claims against the perpetrator of the attack or to claim from a government compensation fund.

Our travel law experts will advise you on where to claim and who to make your claim against. The compensation you are awarded can vary dramatically depending on where you make your claim so please contact us for advice.

Different countries have different time limits in which you need to claim. This can sometimes be as little as one year after the incident so it’s important to contact us as soon as you can.

Our Experience In Assault And Attack Claims

We have helped clients to claim compensation in a number of circumstances, including:

  • Assaults
  • Hijacking
  • Rape

Wherever you were in the world, you can rely on us to give you clear advice and fight your corner. We have helped clients to claim after incidents in Europe, the Caribbean, Asia and the USA.

Current Cases

We are currently helping a number of clients who have been injured in assaults overseas, including:

Previous Cases

Find out how we have helped a number of previous clients by reading our client stories:

Talk To Us About Making A Compensation Claim

For a free initial discussion about making a claim following an assault abroad, call us on 0800 056 0066 or contact us online.

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