Accidents at sea
“Thank you once again for all of your hard work on this case, and for always keeping us updated. It has been a pleasure having you represent us.”
BL Claims Solicitors has one of the UK’s largest specialist teams dedicated to winning compensation claims for travel accidents and illness suffered while at sea. Our Travel Claims team has more than 20 years of experience in making compensation claims and is recognised throughout the industry as having the expertise that allows them to successfully pursue a wide range of claims from negligence by a cruise ship operator to being hit by a reckless motorboat driver while swimming.
The team includes foreign qualified lawyers and native Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Bulgarian and German speakers who belong to an international network of lawyers. We also have agents all around the world, so we are able to make accident and illness compensation claims in virtually any country that UK people typically go on holiday to, such as France, Spain, Germany Italy and the USA.
Our experienced travel claims solicitors will determine the best country in which a claim should be brought. This will depend on where the accident happened, where the Defendant is based and whether the trip was booked directly by you or through a tour operator selling package tours. Each country has its own rules and procedures and these need to be followed. Our Travel Claims team specialise in making such claims.
We will write to the Defendant with details of your claim, including injuries and financial losses, and why we consider them to be at fault. If appropriate, we will also ask the Defendant to consider rehabilitation and to agree to fund treatment.
We will advise you as to the best way to protect you from paying legal costs.
Our clients choose BL Claims Solicitors to handle their accidents at sea compensation 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.
To help support our clients through the claims process we've produced a simple guide available for free to help cut through the legal jargon. If you would like to know more about potential funding options or our fees you can read that here too.
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BL Claims Solicitors' specialist Travel team have been announced as finalists in the ITIJ 2015 Awards, in the Legal Services Provider category.
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