Partner, Head of Employer's Liability - Serious Injury
For free legal advice call our Holiday Accident Solicitors and we will help you. Ask if we can deal with your claim on a No Win, No Fee basis.
We’ve helped thousands of British holidaymakers injured in an accident on holiday to get compensation and rehabilitation support. While some accidents may only cause minor injury, others can have a long-lasting and life-changing impact.
If you’ve been involved in an accident on holiday abroad that wasn’t your fault and it resulted in an injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Simpson Millar has one of the largest teams of specialist Holiday Accident Solicitors in the UK, and most claims can be dealt with on a No Win, No Fee basis.
For a free consultation and legal advice call our Holiday Accident Solicitors.
Between them, our specialist Solicitors and Lawyers have over 80 years of experience, several previously worked as Defendant Lawyers for tour operators including Thomas Cook, Thomson Holidays and First Choice Holidays, so you can rest assured that your case is in the right hands
We offer a free legal assessment of your holiday accident and most claims can be dealt with on No Win, No Fee basis
We understand that having an accident on holiday abroad can be very stressful, so we’ll always be open and honest with you, and speak to you without using legal jargon
We can help you get the care and rehabilitation support you may need after your accident
You’ll get the total support of our dedicated holiday claims team, and whenever you call us, you’ll be put straight through to the team that's handling your case
Firstly, the main priority is to get medical treatment and get you on the path to recovery if this is possible. If you’ve suffered a holiday accident that wasn’t your fault, get in touch with us as soon as possible. We’ll offer you a free consultation with legal advice and see if you have a strong case.
While some holiday accident claims can be complex and time consuming, we’ll work hard to get you the outcome you’re after as efficiently as possible. We’ll keep you informed every step of the way too, and you’ll never have to be worry about any hidden costs or surprises.
For holiday accident claims that are more complex, we use a unique service called Premex+ which can secure medical records and arrange medical appointments for you while we get on with other parts of managing your case. It’s provided us with countless advantages and our clients too have benefitted from vital information being gathered much more quickly.
The recent headline of one holidaymaker’s unsuccessful Holiday Injury Claim against TUI highlights the fact that not all legal action is successful. However, with the right legal advice and our checklist of what can help you to bring a successful claim, in the event an accident spoils your holiday, you’ll know where you stand every step of the way.
If you have been injured or become ill whilst on holiday, it can be confusing as to what you do next. If you are on a package holiday, your tour operator may want to offer you a form of compensation to quickly resolve the matter. Although this may seem like an ideal scenario, we can explain why this may not be the best idea.
Our Holiday Accident Solicitors have dealt with many different types of accidents on holiday. Common types of accidents include:
Whatever your individual situation is, we can help you
An accident on holiday can not only spoil your trip, but it can also have long-lasting effects on your physical and mental health. As well as this, it can also be very expensive receiving medical treatment outside of the UK.
Some of the things you could claim compensation for include:
The amount of compensation which can be claimed is different in every case and is dependent on individual circumstances. Our Holiday Accident Solicitors can advise you about how much compensation you could receive.
If the cause of your accident or illness was someone else’s fault, then yes. For instance, if you got food poisoning on holiday after eating out, the restaurant may be responsible.
Or did you slip and fall on a wet hotel floor surface and there were no warning signs around? If so, the hotel might be liable for your injury.
The law also allows you to claim against the organiser of a trip if it was booked as a package holiday, so the tour operator or holiday company could be responsible for paying any damages.
We consider holiday claims where clients have pre-existing legal expense insurance.
If there isn’t any pre-existing cover, we may be able to act on a No Win, No Fee basis, so providing you take our advice, you only pay us if your claim is successful and after you’ve got your compensation.
If your claim isn’t successful then we don’t get paid. It’s really that simple.
While your first instinct may be to panic, it’s important to stay calm.
If you don’t think that proper precautions were in place following an accident that didn't cause any serious injuries, then we still recommend making a complaint to the travel/tour operator to make sure that whatever caused your accident doesn't happen again.
If your accident caused a more serious injury or your complaint has been ignored, you may be able to make a claim for compensation.
We can advise you on how to make a complaint to airlines such as Jet2 and tour operators such as TUI, and we're always expanding the list of travel/tour operators that we provide advice for making complaints against.
Fill in the form below to get in touch with one of our dedicated team members, or call our team today on: 0808 239 7911