Travel accidents and illness abroad
Nobody wants to go on holiday and fall ill or become injured, especially due to the negligence of holiday provider that you have trust to provide you an experience you have been looking forward to.
Due to holiday providers not meeting standard safety and hygiene standards, sometimes you can be faced with the unfortunate event of falling ill or being injured on holiday. At McDermott Smith Law we can assist you in making your package holiday claim.
What are Package Holiday Claims?
A Package Holiday Claim is when you have been in an instance whereby you are injured or ill through no fault of your own on holiday. The illness or injury will be as a result of poor due diligence and negligence from any holiday operator that is working with your tour operator.
If you believe you need to make a package holiday claim, please contact McDermott Smith Law today and one of our expert solicitors will be able to talk through your specific case and inform you what your next steps will be.
What can you claim for in a package holiday claim?
There are a number of reasons that you can be entitled to a package holiday claim which include:
- Loss of value to your package holiday
- Medical expenses
- Loss of enjoyment
- Loss of earnings
If you think that you have been a victim to any of the above, call a member of our expert team today to discuss how we can help you start your holiday package claim.
What are examples of holiday package claims?
The types of holiday package claims can vary from person to person but a common list of cases are:
- Illness or injury during your flight
- Illness or injury whilst staying at your package holiday hotel
- Illness or injury during an excursion arranged by a company working in conjunction with your tour operator
What is the criteria to make a holiday package claim?
In order to make a holiday package claim, you need to meet the following criteria:
- The Holiday has to take place in the last 3 years
- The Holiday has to be All-Inclusive or Full-Board
- The Holiday has to be a Package
Can I make a holiday package claim if I didn’t have insurance?
Yes, if you didn’t have holiday insurance at the time of the package holiday, you will be required to take out ‘after the event legal expense insurance’ (ATE) which will ensure that we can offer you a no win no fee service package for your holiday claim.
Can I get advice on a package holiday claim?
If you require anymore assistance or guidance regarding a package holiday where you unfortunately fell ill or became injured for a reason that wasn’t your fault, simply call a member of our team on 0151 363 6799 for a free, non obligation discussion or fill out this contact form and we will get in touch at a convenient time for you.