Accidents & Illnesses Abroad

If you are unfortunate enough to suffer an accident or an illness while abroad, you may be able to pursue a civil claim for compensation.

We have a specialist holiday claims team who are experienced in dealing with many types of holiday compensation and other types of compensation due when you suffer from illness or injury abroad.

Our holiday claim solicitors are committed to maximising the compensation awarded to clients and keeping the holiday compensation claims process as simple as possible.

If you have a good holiday compensation claim, we will ensure that our solicitors maximise any compensation you are awarded while maintaining our commitment to providing a sympathetic and understanding holiday claim service which will recognise your needs. Furthermore, most of our holiday compensation cases settle without clients having to go to Court.

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Types of holiday claim

Accidents and illness abroad can arise from many different circumstances, meaning there are many different types of holiday claim. Examples of these are:

  • Accident at sea claims
  • Air accident injury claims
  • Road traffic accidents while abroad
  • Claims arising from food poisoning or poor standards of hygiene
  • Injures arising from participation in sporting activities

These are only a few examples of the many areas in which BHP Law can help you in pursuing a holiday claim for damages arising out of accidents and illness whilst abroad.

If you would like to have a chat about your options or how we may be able to help you please contact a member of the team, complete our call back form or contact us directly at your local office.


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