Slater and Gordon Lawyers offer a free consultation for people injured in an accident on holiday, or injured while travelling or working outside the UK.
No Win, No Fee Holiday Accident Injury Claims
98% of our holiday accident injury claims are funded through a Conditional Fee Agreement, which is more commonly known as a No Win, No Fee agreement.
This means there is no financial risk to you.
You can claim compensation for an injury that happened on an excursion or activity not booked through a tour operator. You can also claim compensation if you were injured in an accident working abroad.
Independently Top Ranked Team
Legal 500 2017/18 Directory
The Legal 500 2017/18 independent legal directory stated that "Slater and Gordon’s travel litigation team is ‘a real force to be reckoned with’. “Slater and Gordon is best known for acting for claimants who have sustained catastrophic injury abroad."
Chambers and Partners UK 2018 Directory
Our travel litigation team are ranked as one of the top firms in the UK for the Chambers and Partners UK 2018 directory. Of our team, the Chambers Guides stated “Outstanding team fully equipped to represent claimants and defendants in the full range of travel work, including catastrophic injury and fatal accident claims with cross-border elements. Additional expertise in representing medical and travel insurers in connection with subrogated claims for expenses. Often handles claims arising from package travel and RTAs, while also providing representation in matters stemming from terrorist attacks and aviation incidents. One interviewee endorses the high quality of client service: "I was always very well informed and kept up to date with the position of the case."
How to Claim Holiday Accident Compensation
When you provide us with the details of what happened and where, a No Win, No Fee Personal Injury Solicitor will review your case at no cost to you, and we can help you understand whether or not you have a compensation claim.
Slater and Gordon Lawyers is one of the UK's largest and well known personal injury law firms with offices in London, Manchester, Watford, Liverpool, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Cambridge. Global legal representation, medical treatments and rehabilitation support can be made available anywhere.
Our UK contact centre is open 24 hours 365 days a year.
Types of Holiday Accident Injury Claims
You can claim compensation for overseas accidents and injuries including but not limited to:
- A road traffic accident (car, bike, motorbike, scooter crashes) whether you were a passenger, driver or pedestrian
- A serious injury abroad
- An accident in a hotel/resort premises, such as a trip, slip or fall by the pool or on slippery/uneven surfaces
- An accident on an excursion
- Fatal injuries overseas
- An accident while travelling by air
- An accident on a cruise or other ship
- A winter sports' injury
- An accident in the USA
- A coach accident
- An accident while working abroad
- Boat, sailing, water sports accidents
- Injury taking part in sports or other recreational activities, such as scuba diving or a horseback riding accident
- Injured during a natural disaster, such as a tsunami or earthquake
Home and or hospital visits can be arranged for people who are unable to visit one of our offices. Call us on freephone 0800 916 9046 or claim online for a free consultation if only to put your mind at rest, as we'll be happy to help you.
Some countries have time limits for compensation claims so it's best to consult a travel claims lawyer as soon as possible.
Can I pursue my case in the Courts of England and Wales?
If you are involved in an accident abroad complex rules determine whether you are able to bring your claim in the Courts of England and Wales. If you are able to pursue your case in your home Court legislation known as Rome ii then needs to be considered to determine which country’s law will apply to your case.
We can guide you through this process, to make sure you receive easy to understand expert advice, so that you get the best outcome for your case.
About the Slater and Gordon Travel Litigation Team
We benefit from the combined considerable experience and talent of our national lawyers and our far-reaching network of affiliated law firms around the world.
Together, we have pursued thousands of cases involving all kinds and levels of injury in numerous countries around the world.
No matter how unusual the circumstances of your case are, and how many countries are involved, we will always look at your case in detail and provide you with sound and comprehensive legal advice.
We will always endeavour to obtain the best possible result for you, whether at home or abroad. Our team of highly-experienced, specialist Travel Litigation lawyers will guide you through every step of the process.
Many solicitors at Slater and Gordon Lawyers are members of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) & the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL).