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Claiming for Accidents Abroad

Claiming for accidents abroad has become a very tough problem especially if the tourists are not aware of the foreign lingo. Many kinds of car accidents can take place in foreign countries which can be almost fatal also due to the negligence of the driver.

There are many cases in which an accident can occur in case of pursuing a holiday outside UK; Accidents working for a UK company, accidents working for a foreign company and accidents if on a holiday. Claiming for accidents abroad is quite a hassling task especially if the person is not aware of the foreign language and has to face difficulties of physical loss as well as mental agony. British tourists who are victims of car accidents abroad can face a large amount of pain in terms of physical anguish and the large hospital bills.
A person can also seek an adequate amount of legal compensation from an online personal injury attorney in UK if an accident occurs working for a foreign company. Specialist advice is available online if a person suffers due to a car accident being on a business tour for a non-UK multinational in a foreign country.

If a person was working overseas at the point of the car accident, then it can become quite difficult to claim compensation because it has to be proved that the accident was the fault of the employer. The injured can hire an advocate with the help of the online injury personal attorney and prove that one was hired by a company founded in the region of United Kingdom at the point of the accident. One just needs to prove that the accident was the error of the company having an authorised legal office in the United Kingdom.

There are many instances when a car accident can occur either due to the fault of the driver who is responsible for driving the car at the time of the accident. In such cases, the fault actually lies with the employer who had provided the driver.

If the victim has been injured being on a holiday at the accident time, then the mistake lies with the holiday company that was providing the package as a result of which the accident occurred. In such a case, the personal injury solicitor has to prove that the tour was booked with the help of a travel agent company existing in UK. The tour was booked as a constituent of the complete package deal. Sometimes, severe accidents can also occur due to a fault of the travel agent when he hires a poor chauffeur for tours around the place. But the claims cannot be filed in such cases if the car accident has been caused due to a poorly maintained pavement in a town centre.

Public Liability
Accident in Supermarket
Mrs H was shopping for a small fold out table in a Supermarket. She reached to take one when the stack collapsed falling onto her right foot. X-rays to her foot showed no fracture but she was still forced to use crutches for a few weeks afterwards.

Within 6 months of being instructed Cooks had obtained a settlement offer of £2,000.00 which Mrs H was delighted to accept. She said
"My Granddaughter found your website and recommended you to me. Thank you for all your efforts for my accident claim, I appreciate your kindness. I received my cheque today and will be taking my grandchildren away on holiday with the money you recovered for me"
Mrs H from Devon

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Examples of Compensation Awards for Injury Claims*
Serious Back Injury
Wrist Injury
Serious Neck Injury
Serious Hand Injury
Ankle Injury
Serious Knee Injury
Serious Head Injury

*damages for loss of earnings and other losses and expenses are commonly paid in addition to the injury award and will vary in each case