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Accident Abroad Injury Claim

A trip abroad is usually associated with a break from everyday life, a time to relax and enjoy time away from home. Unfortunately, each year many Britons will take a trip abroad and sustain an injury as a result y somebody else’s fault.

Many people are concerned that an accident abroad injury claim will be difficult because of the location where the accident happened. However, Holiday Claims, a service provided by Irwin Mitchell  may be able to help you  win compensation if you have had an injury abroad.

As one of the UK’s leading legal practices, we have handled many cases where clients have been injured abroad. Our team of dedicated specialists are able to advise you on the best possible solution for your circumstances. Our service is tailored to your needs and you can be sure that you will be given high quality advice for your individual situation.

My accident happened abroad – does this mean I have to claim there?

Understandably, many people are concerned about making a claim abroad, believing that language, legal and cultural differences will impact upon their case or that the compensation settlement will be lower than expected.  However, our team of expert solicitors have extensive knowledge about foreign laws and legal procedures and can advise you on whether it would be  better to make your injury claim abroad or pursue your claim through the UK Courts.

Our experts will ensure that the details of your claim are explained clearly and simply. It is important to us that you are comfortable with every aspect of your claim. We are keen to make sure that you receive an excellent settlement for your accident abroad  injury claim.

Can I bring my claim to the UK?

If you would prefer to bring your claim in the UK, recent legislation means that it may be possible to do so..

If you booked your holiday as a package, the Package Travel Regulations that are in place in the UK will apply. This  means that it is possible to bring a claim against your Tour Operator in the UK..

Claims for accidents that have occurred outside  the holiday resort may also be pursued in the UK.  Speak to one of our legal advisors today to see if we can take on your claim on a no win no fee basis. Our experts can advise you on whether it is possible to pursue your claim in the UK.

What type of accidents can I claim for?

If you have had an injury from  any accident that has occurred abroad, you may be able to make a claim. The experience of being injured abroad is likely to be an unpleasant one, which often has implications on the enjoyment of your holiday. It may also be expensive if you have had to have costly medical treatment abroad. Unfortunately, injuries sustained abroad are common and can often result in further problems after a return to the UK.

Our specialist solicitors have successfully brought many claims of this sort. Some of the most common types of accidents include road traffic accidents, sporting accidents and trips and falls. Whatever type of accident you have suffered, you may be able to make a claim.

If you have suffered an accident abroad injury, we may be able to help support a claim for compensation. We can advise you whether it can be pursued on a no win, no fee basis. There will be a time limit on when you can make your claim, so get in touch with our legal team immediately for an initial free consultation.

Pursuing an accident abroad injury need not be a difficult process. We have years of experience in dealing with these sorts of claims and can make the process run smoothly You can be assured that your claim will be dealt with professionally and with expert care.  Contact us today for an initial free consultation on making a claim.

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"We were very happy with the outcome of our case, especially as we were initially offered nothing from the Tour Operator. Irwin Mitchell were very professional throughout and we are very happy with the outcome."

Chris and Michael, Worksop