Accidents abroad

“Thank you for all your help in settling mine and my family personal injury claims with regard to the accident that happened in Italy.”

Mr. H London
Being involved in an accident abroad can be a worrying time. Our world-wide specialist team will guide you through the process, helping you get the right result quickly and efficiently.

Making a claim can seem like a daunting process.  At BL Claims Solicitors we make it as easy and hassle-free for you as possible.

Our team have experts in Travel Claims that are dedicated to dealing with accidents and illnesses that occur abroad.  Our team has native French, Spanish, Italian, German, Bulgarian and Polish speakers as well as expertise in the laws and regulations in countries across the world.

We have experience in helping clients with claims in a wide range of accident and injury circumstances including road traffic accidents abroad, watersports accidents and package holiday disasters. See the full list of claims we are experts in assisting clients with in the links below.

Our clients choose BL Claims Solicitors to handle their package holiday accident claims because:

  • We are rated as one of the top firms in the UK for handling travel compensation claims
  • Our Travel Claims team has more than 20 years of winning travel compensation claims
  • We talk to our clients in jargon-free language
  • We act quickly so clients get the compensation and care they need as soon as possible
  • We have a specialist team of lawyers dedicated to travel claims
  • Our travel Claims team include French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, German and Bulgarian speakers.

Contact us today to start your claim, by completing the Call Back form on the top right of this page or clicking here to complete a Contact Form.

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