Who are BL Claims Solicitors
BL Claims Solicitors specialise in personal injury, clinical negligence and travel claims, providing our clients with hands-on support, nationally.
We are rated as one of the top firms in the UK and believe in speaking to our clients in jargon-free language and ensuring you're speaking to a highly qualified lawyer right from the outset
If you do need to seek medical treatment abroad then the chances are you may have to pay for it. This is even the case under the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) for those travelling in the EU. If you do have to pay for treatment but you have insurance then a claim can usually be made against your travel insurance policy, subject to the limits under that policy. Insurers will usually require evidence of the treatment received. Medical notes and certificates from foreign hospitals and clinics can be almost impossible to track down after you return to the UK. My advice is not to leave a hospital abroad after receiving treatment without the medical notes and certificates you might need for making a claim on your return home. No matter how basic the piece of paper may seem at the time, it could mean the difference between being in or out of pocket by several hundreds of pounds when you come to make a claim. Being bureaucratic while on holiday may seem a chore at the time but could pay dividends later!Chris Deacon
Solicitor - Claims Abroad
BL Claims Solicitors are here to help
If you would like to talk to someone and discuss a potential claim please call us on 0344 620 6600 anytime between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday, or if you would prefer you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org