Claiming compensation for an accident in a hotel

A holiday should be a time to relax and get away from it all.  Most people take great care in choosing their hotel, as it is supposed to provide a place of safety and sanctuary in a foreign environment.

Unfortunately, hotels can vary in standards and can offer up plenty of opportunities for accidents and injuries to occur.

What Type of Injuries can I Claim For?

Typical holiday mishaps that we see on a regular basis resulting from hotel stays include:

  • Injuries caused by slips and trips
  • Food poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Assaults
  • Bed bugs and other insect bites

Can I Claim for Compensation if my Injury happened in a Foreign Country?

Absolutely.  Our teams of legal experts can immediately take control of the situation, liaising on your behalf to gather evidence, collate medical reports and build a case that will ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. That may be initially just for the injuries, but you may also be able to claim for medical treatment (which can be very expensive abroad), inconvenience and even repatriation costs.

What to do in the case of an accident

Your first priority in the case of an accident should be to ensure the safety of yourself and the people you’re travelling with. Then it is important that you inform the local police, as well as your hotel, as they may be able to deal with the situation more adequately than you can alone and provide assistance if necessary. They will also be able to submit reports later on to validate your claim.

If you think there may be grounds for compensation, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

We operate on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis, and specialise in personal injury accident claims. We can’t stop accidents from happening in the first place, but if they do, you can rest assured that we will fight on your behalf to get you the compensation that you’re entitled to.

So, if you’ve suffered an accident or injury on holiday, contact our specialist team of solicitors today by filling in our short contact form and we will come straight back to you.  Alternatively, you can phone us directly on 0333 400 4445.  We look forward to hearing from you.