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WHAT IS AN ACCIDENT ABROAD?

Accidents abroad are not just limited to physical accidents, they include any holiday or work-related accidents, injuries or illnesses which happen in a foreign country. No matter the cause, First4Lawyers can help you make a claim for an accident abroad on a No Win No Fee basis.

Hotel accident

Hotel Accidents

Accidents in the hotel, no matter how they occur, can alter your holiday significantly.

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Holiday illness

Holiday Illness

Holiday illnesses can be caused by contaminated food or water, but when you are abroad it can seem much worse.

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Road accident

Road Accidents Abroad

Collisions and the like can happen abroad due to poor road conditions or bad driving from other motorists.

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Winter sports

Winter Sports

Winter sports injuries can occur during skiing, snowboarding and other such winter activities.

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Why Choose First4Lawyers?

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Every year, we help thousands of people make claims after suffering an injury or accident that wasn't their fault

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In 2016 we won Claims Management Firm of the Year for the fourth time.

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We work with a carefully selected panel of solicitors who are experts in injury and accident claims

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We are the UK's largest independent personal injury firm.

The Facts About Accidents Abroad

17,000

According to the latest figures from the Gov.uk website, over 17,000 UK residents needed help from the Foreign and Commonwealth office whilst abroad in 2014/15.

(Source: Gov.uk)

3,000

Over 3,000 people were hospitalised abroad in the same year.

(Source: Gov.uk)

What would you like to know about accidents abroad?

Who can I claim against?

When on holiday abroad you are ultimately entrusting your safety to the tour operator that you booked your holiday through. If you’ve suffered an accident or food poisoning in a hotel then the tour operator or hotel owners will be held responsible for your safety and well-being... Read more

How long do I have to make a claim?

Making sure that you recover from the accident should be your first and most important step. Typically with most personal injury claims there is a 3 year window... Read more

Are there any exceptions to making an accident abroad claim?

If your holiday was booked as a package deal, and your accident/illness occurred as a result of negligence then you may have a claim... Read more

Do I need travel insurance to claim for an accident abroad?

You do not need travel insurance to make a claim for an accident abroad. Although, if you do have travel insurance you may be able to make a claim through your insurance provider... Read more

Do you have any more questions? 

How much compensation will I get?

First4Lawyers will find the right lawyer for you. We only work with the most experienced lawyers to ensure you get the maximum compensation you deserve, the justice you are looking for and help in making a full recovery.

How can First4Lawyers help you?

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We can help you to make a compensation claim on a No Win No Fee basis

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We'll take the stress out of making your claim by having one of our specialists there with you every step of the way

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We can help you to recover whatever you have lost financially while injured

"Very nice lady. Initial contact was pleasant and made me feel very comfortable. She explained everything well and put me at ease."

Carol, Merseyside

How to guides

Learn more about this area of law and what you need to know:

How to make an accident or injury claim from start to finish?

It may seem a daunting process when you are thinking about making a claim for an accident or injury that wasn’t your fault.

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