Holiday Accident & Sickness Claims 

If you or a loved one have been injured or fallen ill while on holiday due to the negligence of another party, Percy Hughes & Roberts can help you to claim compensation. We understand the distress that such an event can cause, and will do our utmost to ensure those responsible are held to account. 

Our knowledgeable solicitors are experts in this field, and have been handling holiday accident and sickness claims for many years, meaning we are well placed to help you secure the maximum compensation amount. 

We are based in Birkenhead and have been providing the highest-quality legal advice to individuals across the Wirral, Merseyside and the North West for more than 100 years.

Contact us today for more information on how we can help you to make a holiday accident or sickness claim by calling 0800 068 3189, or send us your query by email by filling in our online contact form and we will get in touch at a suitable time for you. 

How can our holiday accident solicitors help you? 

Falling ill while on holiday is fairly common, and can cause significant disruption to your plans. If you become ill during a holiday that was organised by a tour operator, they can be held accountable if it is determined they are responsible. 

Our solicitors will examine the details of your case and help you to approach the next steps. We will explain your rights to you in clear, easy-to-understand language and ensure that the claims process is as stress-free and straightforward as possible.

At Percy Hughes & Roberts, we have particular expertise in dealing with holiday illness and accident claims involving: 

  • Food poisoning 
  • E. coli
  • Norovirus 
  • Salmonella 
  • Slips, trips and falls 
  • Road traffic accidents in a foreign country 
  • Cruise ship accidents 
  • Accidents on an excursion or trip 
  • Swimming pool accidents 

Many of these accidents and illnesses can be debilitating, and can have a significant impact on the rest of your holiday - as well as your life when you return home. We understand the distress that such ailments can cause, and will do our utmost to claim the compensation you deserve. 

We will provide straightforward, pragmatic and compassionate advice at every step, and we will handle your case on a no win, no fee basis.

Who is responsible for a holiday accident or illness?

If you become unwell or sustain an injury on a holiday that has been organised by a tour operator, they may be held responsible. Our solicitors will ensure that the circumstances of your case are investigated properly and that those who are responsible for your illness or injury are held to account.

What does the compensation cover? 

When you have an accident or illness on holiday, especially abroad, it can be very costly. The compensation awarded takes into account:

  • Personal injury
  • Illness from food poisoning such as salmonella and E. coli
  • Loss of earnings due to your holiday illness or accident
  • Medical treatment fees
  • Accommodation costs
  • Loss of enjoyment of your holiday
  • Travel expenses
  • Taxi fares
  • Prescription costs

Why choose Percy Hughes & Roberts Solicitors? 

Our team of personal injury solicitors have considerable experience in working in this area of the law. We can provide clear and practical advice to help you to secure the maximum compensation amount available. 

Our high standard of service is reflected by the fact that we are fully accredited with Lexcel, the Law Society's quality standard, which is recognised and respected across the legal sector.

We have been providing quality, concise legal advice for more than 100 years, and are dedicated to providing holidaymakers with the simple and cost-effective support they need.

We operate a no win, no fee system. This means that our service will cost you nothing if you lose your claim. If you win your claim, then you will usually recover some but not all of your legal costs from the other side. You will be expected to make a contribution to your legal costs from your compensation, and your solicitor will explain this to you before you bring your claim.

Get in touch

To speak to one of our expert holiday accident solicitors at Percy Hughes & Roberts, give us a call on 0800 068 3189, or complete the enquiry form on our contact page to send us a query by email.