Helping your compensation claim for your foreign accident or illness
‘Sustaining an injury while abroad can be traumatic. We believe that making a claim in such circumstances needn’t be.’
Whether you were away on holiday or for work, if you have an accident or illness while abroad it can be a very stressful time. Getting the right legal advice can help you understand what you are entitled to and whether you can bring a travel compensation claim in the UK or abroad.
Accident abroad compensation claims explained
From foreign traffic accidents to food poisoning, whatever the cause of your accident or illness, we can tell you if you can make a claim for compensation once you’re back in the UK. We are also vastly experienced at assisting those who suffer an accident whilst visiting the UK either on holiday or for business, ensuring you are appropriately compensated when you return home.
Understanding the local laws
The country you were visiting will doubtless have different laws and procedures to the UK. We have helped many clients bring successful claims in the past so are able to explain what is involved, whilst dealing with the legal complexities on your behalf.
Assessing the compensation
How compensation is calculated varies from country to country. The amount of compensation you might be able to claim will depend on what type of accident you had, where it happened and whether you were travelling independently or with a tour operator. We will explain how and where you can bring your claim and advise you on the differences between claims brought at home and abroad.
Making a car accident abroad claim
We are experienced in claiming compensation for many different types of foreign accident and illness. If you have had a traffic accident while abroad we can give you legal advice about whether you are entitled to claim compensation.
Excellent overseas contacts
You can be sure that Royds Withy King has the expertise to deal with your claim, thanks to our connections with overseas lawyers and translators as well as foreign language speakers within the team. So you can be certain that your claim will be handled expertly and with sensitivity.