Millions of us holiday abroad each year, drawn to the sun, sea and sand of warmer climes. But what happens when things go wrong overseas? And who do you turn to for legal support when you or a family member suffer an avoidable accident or illness in a foreign country?

Accidents and illnesses can happen at any time, and often through no fault of your own. If you’re injured or taken ill while holidaying or working overseas, our experienced travel litigation team are here to provide specialist legal support for accidents and illness abroad claims.

Whether you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident, been injured in an accident at work abroad, had an accident on board a plane or on a cruise, contracted a bacterial infection from poorly stored food, or experienced negligent medical treatment in a foreign hospital — we have a dedicated team of lawyers who specialise in making accidents and illness claims for people travelling abroad.

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Paul McClorry

Head of Travel Litigation

Anthony Hey

Litigation Executive, Travel

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When we take on any case, we want you to feel reassured and confident in every aspect of your claim. That’s why we offer a service that puts your needs over and above anything else.
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Making A Travel Accident Claim

Thousands of people are injured in accidents or taken ill while abroad each year. It’s our job to make sure they’re given the very best legal representation. Our experienced lawyers specialise in claims for accidents and illness abroad, and work with foreign law experts in Europe, America and across the world to get justice for those affected by preventable injuries and illness overseas.

We can help you make a holiday compensation claim when you’ve suffered injury or illness through no fault of your own, or if you’ve been in an accident while working abroad. Our travel lawyers have years of experience handling accidents and illness abroad claims, so you can rely on us for effective legal help no matter what the circumstances of your claim.

Some of the most common cases of accidents or illness abroad our experts deal with include:

 

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Hudgell Solicitors’ specialist Travel Litigation team have secured damages for two aeroplane passengers who suffered injuries in very different circumstances during international flights. The claims were both brought under the Montreal Convention 1999, a law which governs accidents that occur
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