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Holiday Accident Claims
Suffering an injury while away with family and friends can ruin a holiday.
If you’ve had an accident on holiday because of somebody else’s actions, whether that be the manager of the hotel you were staying at or your tour operator, you may be able to claim holiday accident compensation.
To learn more or to start your claim, get in touch with our expert team on 0800 808 9740 or contact us online.
Types of holiday sickness and accident claims
If you’ve been involved in any of the following incidents while on holiday, you might be able to claim for any injuries you’ve sustained as a result:
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During a holiday accident claim, you will not only be able to claim compensation for your suffering, but also for other expenses. These include medical or transport costs as well as any loss of earnings you have experienced or will experience because of your injury.
Make a holiday claim with First Personal Injury
Our personal injury lawyers at First Personal Injury are specialists in the field of holiday accident claims for compensation. Get in touch to find out if you are able to claim compensation for your holiday injury on a no win, no fee basis.
How Much Compensation?
All personal injury cases are unique and so the amount of compensation that is awarded in each case is also unique. Compensation is understood by looking at two specific factors: general damages and special damages.
The pain and suffering that your injuries have caused are main factors that are used to determine how much general damage compensation you are owed. This will usually be determined by undergoing a medical examination, from which a report is created that highlights the length of time the injuries will take to heal as well as their severity. Our compensation calculator will give you an indication of how much general damage compensation you might be entitled to based upon your injuries.
In addition to receiving compensation for your injuries, you may be able to reclaim any financial losses that you might have suffered as a result of your injuries. Compensation for financial losses is known as special damages compensation. This can include losses such as loss of earnings due to not being able to return to work, the cost of treatment as well as travel to treatment. It is important that you keep any receipts or evidence of additional losses in order for these to be reclaimed. With the exception of children, there is a three-year time limit on making a personal injury claim. This time limit begins from the date that the accident initially occurred. Therefore, you should contact a personal injury solicitor as soon as possible to assess your case.
Making Personal Injury Claims
If you have been involved in an accident with an uninsured driver, you may be entitled to compensation. First Personal Injury solicitors are available to assist you and ensure that you get the compensation you deserve.
First Personal Injury works with both families and individuals across England and Wales, leading them on their legal journey and helping them claim compensation after an accident or injury.