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Infectious Diseases

Every country has made its own set of regulations for holiday accidents so that one can make a holiday injury claim for the injuries he or she has sustained while on holiday especially when the fault is of hotel. If people are on packaged holiday trip and the tour operator has sent them to a sub-standard hotel or the hotel with defective amenities resulting in injuries sustained by them. In such cases, they are entitled to file a compensation claim under the Hotel safety Regulations in the UK.

The possibility of meeting with accidents while on holiday in abroad is quite probable for any traveller. Common holiday accidents or illness people suffer during their holidays involve injuries in hotel premises as a result they are not properly maintained, such as:

Falls or slips in bath or shower

Falls from room or corridor balconies

Bruising or cuts from badly placed cabinets and shelvesHolidays are a great way to rejuvenate oneself and spend some quality time with loved ones, but what if all this fun is spoilt in an accident because of accident or illness on the holiday of a family member? Now if this would have been due to natural change in climate or some other related reason, it is surely destined, but what will your reaction be when you get to know that this mishap could have easily been averted and was actually a result of someone’s negligence? It is quite obvious that your rage will know no bounds after this incidence.

Package tours are often booked by people so as to make sure that everything is well-organised; of a good standard and completely safe as the tour operators are expected to abide by the Package Travel Regulations 1992 and not to mention this is for what they charge the fee for. Still when all this turns to be the other way round due to their negligence leading to infectious diseases or holiday accidents because of their negligence, the customer has the right to ask for a compensation claim, not only for spoiling their trip, but also the suffering and loss that they have to endure. In order to apply for such claim, it is necessary that you have taken a package holiday that covers the cost of both transportation and accommodation.

You can also hire a good solicitor to represent you in the case that will stand by your side to get you a holiday compensation for the infectious diseases or holiday accidents that occurred to them on the trip. These can include food poisoning because of unhygienic food in flight or hotel, slipping due to bad flooring at the hotel, unhygienic conditions at the hotel or cruise leading to infections, accident because of badly trained driver and many others. Though the amount of compensation that is offered depends on the severity of the illness or accident along with loss that have occurred, but a good solicitor ensures that you get the appropriate amount that you are entitled to. So, make sure that you have a safe and fun-filled holiday and by any chance if there is any mishap due to someone else’s negligence, be sure to file for holiday compensation and seek solicitors who are experiences in these laws so as to assure a sure win in the case.

Electric shocks and others

The hotel complexes those are located abroad are far from following health and preventive measures as Hotel safety Regulations in the UK they must do that result in thousands of serious holiday injuries every year. The common type of holiday accident include fall or slip in the bathrooms of a hotel room due to slippery flooring leading the injuries ranging from broken bones as well as other severe personal injuries. Sometimes hotel rooms are not properly planned that may outcrop edges to shelves and cabinets placed in the passage resulting head injuries, foot injuries or leg injuries as a result of badly placed furniture piece. 

Hoteliers need to be aware of the hazards that balconies and rooms can sustain and maintain them accordingly in order to prevent common holiday accidents suffered by lots of holiday makers every year. The case of falling from hotel balconies due to its poor condition and improper safety railings, injuries possessed by them are sometimes very serious and fatal. Another mishap can occur due to electric shocks that are very usual accident caused plug sockets of hotel room. This is also happened by the poor electrical appliance that may not regularly assess or checked. An electric shock sustained by a holidaymaker may cause serious holiday injuries that may change his or her life.

If one has suffered any loss, injury or pain, he or she is entitled to claim compensation for holiday accident, plus the loss of fun and enjoyment in holiday’s duration including other costs like transport, prescription and treatment of the injuries. By making holiday accident claim, one can reward compensation for the pain and suffering he/she has possessed that will help raising the standards of safety and health in the hotels and it could also prevent the probability of causing accidents to others.

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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