Accidents Abroad Compensation Claims
Accidents Whilst on a Package Holiday Abroad
Should you suffer an accident whilst staying in accommodation booked as part of a package deal or whilst on any excursion, visit or activity organised through the tour operator, it may be possible to pursue a claim for personal injury compensation under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992, known as the Package Tour Regulations.
Other Claims Whilst on Holiday Abroad
Even where the Package Tour Regulations do not apply it may be possible to pursue a successful claim for personal injury compensation in the UK depending on the circumstances of the accident.
Where this is not possible a claim will need to be submitted in the country where the accident occurred. Different laws and time limits may apply and accordingly you should seek expert legal advice without delay.
Road Traffic Accidents Abroad
The Fourth and Fifth EU Motor Insurance Directives apply to road traffic accidents which occur in countries which are members of the European Union. These allow you to bring a claim in the UK against a foreign driver responsible for any accident in which you sustained personal injury. Special rules apply to claims of this nature and accordingly you should seek advice from a solicitor specialising in personal injury compensation.
Where the other driver involved in an accident abroad is also a UK resident it should be possible to pursue a claim for personal injury compensation in the UK Courts.
If you have suffered an accident abroad contact Sintons now. One of our personal injury specialists will be happy to advice you on the prospects of pursuing a claim for compensation.
Where a personal injury compensation claim can be brought in the UK this will be pursued on a No Win No Fee basis so you can rest assured that there is no financial risk.
To begin a personal injury compensation claim or obtain further advice with no obligation contact Sintons 24/7.