What to do if you have an accident abroad

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What to do if you have an accident abroad

If you have had accident abroad you may be unsure of where you should turn for help. However, there are a number of steps you can take to help you claim the compensation you deserve after suffering injuries caused by an accident on holiday.

For instant advice and support call the YHC accident helpline on 0330 100 2851. Our legal experts will listen to the circumstances of your case and advise you of your options.

Or, read below to find out more.

Steps to take if you have an accident abroad

Every year the expert solicitors at Your Holiday Claims are contacted by holidaymakers seeking compensation after an accident abroad. Here we take a look at what you can do to help support your claim after an accident on holiday abroad.

  1. Seek medical attention

Firstly, your health is always the most important thing after suffering injuries caused by an accident abroad.

You should ask for a copy of your medical report and keep any receipts for the medical treatment you received.

By bringing an accident abroad claim with Your Holiday Claims, you can receive compensation for any costs you have incurred as a result of your accident.

  1. Report the accident as soon as possible

If your accident occurred during a trip provided by your tour operator or within the grounds of a package holiday hotel, your tour operator could be liable for any injuries you have sustained.

You should report the accident to your tour operator representative as soon as you can. If your tour operator does not provide you with a copy of the report you should request one.

Reporting the accident will ensure that there is a record of what happened and will support any claim you bring on your return home.

  1. Gather as much evidence as you can

As with any accident claim, the more evidence you can gather about what happened the more chance you will have of receiving the compensation you deserve.

If possible, take photographs of what caused the accident and get the names and addresses of any witnesses.

If there were witnesses to the accident, ask if they would be willing to provide a statement to support your claim.

Contact the leading accident abroad solicitors at Your Holiday Claims

By contacting Your Holiday Claims, you can make a claim for the injuries you have suffered, the loss of enjoyment of your holiday and any out of pocket expenses you have incurred.

Our experts have over 50 years combined experience in travel law and regularly help people like you claim thousands of pounds in compensation.

We understand just how distressing a holiday accident can be, thats why we aim to make the claim process as hassle free as possible. To discover how much compensation you are entitled to, call us on 0330 100 2851. Or, simply complete our quick holiday accident claim form and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Get in touch with one of our team

If you would like more information on how to make a claim for holiday illness, or would like some advice to determine if you could have a successful claim, speak to our team of professional experts who cover a wide range of legal matters, from loss of income due to holiday illness to serious injury claims. Contact us today on 0330 100 2851.

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If you or any members of your family have fallen ill on holiday in the last 3 years, or been involved in an accident abroad, you may be entitled to compensation and we are here to help.

So start the process today by calling our holiday claims experts on 0330 100 2851, or simply complete the online contact form below to arrange a quick call-back. We look forward to helping you.
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What to do if you have an accident abroad