FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT CITY BREAK ACCIDENT CLAIMS
We’ve answered the most frequently asked questions about making a claim for city break compensation. Take a look at them below:
1. What should I do after an accident on a city break?
You should seek medical attention immediately. Call the police as soon as the accident happens and make sure you get a copy of their report. It’s worth making a note of what happened and taking photographs of the scene if safe to do so. Remember to collect names and addresses of any witnesses to your accident - this will support your claim when you’re back in the UK.
2. How do I make a claim for an injury on a city break?
A specialist lawyer will be able to help you make a claim for an injury on a city break if someone else was responsible. Get in touch with our personal injury solicitors who can review your case and provide free legal advice on whether you have a valid claim.
3. What type of injuries are covered in a city break claim?
From slips, trips and falls, to faulty equipment in the hotel and accidents on the road, accidents can happen. Possible injuries, including laceration or broken bones, sprains, scalds, food poisoning and even loss of life.
4. Who can I make a claim against if I’m injured in an accident on a city break?
You’re entitled to make a claim against the person, people or organisation responsible for your injury. For example, if your accident happened in the hotel you stayed at and was caused by the staff’s negligence, then you could make a claim against them.
5. If I’m injured in a foreign city, can I make a claim when I’m back in the UK?
If you’ve been involved in an accident on a city break within the last three years and it was someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to make a claim when you’re back in the UK. It’s best to contact our independent expert lawyers as soon as possible to find out if you can claim.
6. What cities am I eligible to make a claim in?
Any claims made within the EU can (currently) proceed in UK courts. Contact Thompsons for more information on whether you can make a claim for an accident on your city break.
7. When will I get compensation for my accident?
There is no set time period for settling a compensation claim, however, Thompsons prides itself on securing compensation as quickly as possible and has specialist teams who work on just this type of claim.
9. Why trust Thompsons with your claim?
Thompsons has decades of experience securing compensation for holiday accident claims. Our expert solicitors are able to offer invaluable advice on how to proceed with your claim and get you the best outcome possible.
If you’ve had an accident on your city break but you’re not sure how to proceed with your claim, contact our specialist team on 0800 0 224 224 or fill in our online claim form for further no obligation advice. For more information on staying safe on your travels, visit our #TravelSafe campaign.