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Road Traffic Collisions Abroad

Being involved in a collision while on holiday abroad can be traumatic for all involved.

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I am very happy and satisfied with the settlement you achieved for me and the service was excellent and thank you very much

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Making a claim for a road traffic collision abroad

Being involved in a road accident in the UK is stressful enough – but suffering an injury as a result of a collision while on holiday abroad can be traumatic for all involved.

Unfortunately, hundreds of holidaymakers every year are involved in road accidents. Whether they’ve been in a collision in a hire car or injured as a pedestrian crossing the street, these incidents can result in lengthy hospital stays, expensive treatment and even a loss of income on returning to the UK.

If you’ve been involved in a road accident while on holiday abroad, you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation

European road accident claims

A recent change in EU laws means that UK solicitors can now make a claim for a European road accident through the English courts.

Although this change has helped simplify the claims process in some respects, in many road traffic accident claims, there can be conflicts of jurisdiction, and various legal issues to overcome which demand specialist legal expertise.  So if you have had a road accident through no fault of your own while on holiday abroad, you need to speak to Your Legal Friend.

Examples of road accidents abroad

  • Collisions between two or more vehicles on the road
  • Accidents involving coaches, taxis or other forms of private hire transportation
  • Injuries sustained on a moped, motorcycle or regular bicycle, as a result of someone else’s careless or reckless driving
  • Injuries sustained as a pedestrian as a result of someone else’s careless driving.

If you’ve been involved in any of the incidents above, get in touch with us as soon as possible. Many European countries have much shorter timeframes in which you’ll be able to make your claim, so it’s imperative that you talk to a specialist legal expert as soon as you can after the accident.

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With thirty years of experience in personal injury compensation and a 95% success rate, our specialist personal injury solicitors have successfully won over £200,000,000 in the last ten years alone.

Road accident abroad claims team

So if you’ve been injured in a car accident on holiday we’ll fight to secure the compensation you deserve.

holiday compensation team. A fully qualified solicitor with over 15 years of experience and expertise, Alison is dedicated to achieving the highest levels of compensation for her clients as well as ensuring high-quality client care.

Alison is assisted by her team managers, Philip Waters Lee Quinn, Jenna Hargreaves, and Kathryn Langton. Together they have a wealth of experience in personal injury compensation.

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There are many people injured in accidents each year through no fault of their own and the circumstances will be different in each instance. Our team has extensive experience of successfully managing a wide range of personal injury claims, so we can help you secure the maximum compensation you deserve.

Alison Saul

Director of Personal Injury

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10 simple steps to claim

Obtaining a full description of your accident or illness
Obtaining your medical records
Contacting the company responsible for your accident or illness
Arranging your medical assessment
Collating details of your financial loss
Negotiating the maximum settlement possibleProviding you with our valuation of your losses
Sending your valuation to the other party's insurer
Providing you with our valuation of your lossesNegotiating the maximum settlement possible
Issuing Court proceedings
Sending you your compensation payment