USA travel compensation claims
Travelling to the USA can be an amazing experience. But if you're injured while you're there, life can become difficult and expensive. Slater and Gordon is a specialist law firm with extensive experience of helping clients claim compensation when they've been injured in the USA.
No Win No Fee compensation
Slater and Gordon is one of the UK's leading consumer law firms, with extensive experience of making claims for injuries that were caused in the USA. Call Slater and Gordon on freephone or if you're calling from overseas, on +44 20 7657 1555, or to speak to one of our legal experts today.
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Can I claim for injuries in the USA from the UK?
While the USA is a wonderful country, we have acted for a great many clients who have been injured while on business or holiday there. So we have the experience and the contacts to pursue compensation claims in the United States, for all of these eventualities and more:
- : where another driver's negligence or a poor road surface was to blame
- : including poolside slips, hotel trips and even theme park ride failures caused by poor maintenance
- : if you work in the US, your employer has a duty of care to protect you from injury
- : where the venue or another user's negligence has caused an injury
- Assaults and terrorism: where you have been assaulted or caught up in a terrorist incident
- Legionnaires' disease: or indeed any other illness that has been caused by negligence
However, the USA is a big country, and there are many more circumstances than we've listed here that could cause injury whilst in the USA. So talk to us about starting a for any injury that you or a family member has suffered while travelling in the USA.
How long have I got to make a claim?
While UK law allows you up to three years in which to start a compensation claim for an injury that arose from negligence or a deliberate act, the time limits vary greatly from State to State in the USA.
So if you've been injured in the USA and wish to make a No Win No Fee compensation claim from the UK, it's advisable to begin your claim as soon as possible.
How much will my USA claim be worth?
It's very difficult to estimate how much compensation you're likely to receive for your injury until we know the circumstances. The amount of compensation you are likely to receive depends on the extent of your injuries as well as the applicable laws in whichever US State the incident occurred.
How long does a USA compensation claim take?
However, we always aim to pursue justice for our clients as efficiently as possible, and will also seek to claim where your injury might cause you financial hardship, or where you need to begin rehabilitation as soon as possible.
Speak to a USA travel accident solicitor
Slater and Gordon will provide a sympathetic, professional and honest approach to people who come to us with injuries from a holiday in the USA.
Meet the travel law experts
Meet our specialist travel law team, who have a vast amount of expertise of dealing with jurisdiction issues when someone has been injured abroad.
Really helpful and always on the other side of the phone if needed. Quick and easy service. Ashley
Excellent communication, in constant contact with the latest info regarding your case. David
Everything is moving along quickly and smoothly. Good professional service I'm glad I chose Slater and Gordon. Kenny Jackson