If you’ve slipped and become injured while away on holiday, it might be possible to make a holiday injury claim for compensation. Any injury you sustain while away is likely to dampen your holiday spirit, but some more serious injuries can completely ruin a summer break.
If your injury occurred at the hotel or resort you were staying at, because of the negligence or fault of its staff, you could make a holiday injury claim and hold the people responsible to account.
There are a number of ways in which you may have become injured on holiday. You might have:
As long as you can prove that your injury happened because of the fault of others, you may be able to claim compensation
If your holiday was a package holiday, there is legislation in place that allows you to make a holiday injury claim. The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 places a duty of care on your tour operator to protect you in the supply of your package holiday. This involves ensuring that hotel staff take steps to stop preventable accidents from happening. If these steps aren’t taken, you may be able to claim compensation for your holiday injury.
If you are injured on holiday and want to make a holiday injury claim, it’s important that you do the following:
As well as compensation for your injuries, you may also be able to claim for other losses. These include:
The expert personal injury lawyers at First Personal Injury are well-equipped to deal with your holiday injury claim. They have helped people who have been injured through no fault of their own for many years and will able to answer any questions you have throughout your claim.
We’ll talk through the details of your claim over the phone, and then advise further!
If we think you’ve got a valid claim, we’ll take care of everything else – quick & easy!