Travel Accident & Injury Compensation Claims

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If you have been injured while travelling or been involved in an accident while on holiday, you know how traumatic it can be. Travelling can be an expensive exercise and the last thing you want is to be involved in an accident leading to serious injury or illness.

In addition to the pain and distress, there is also the disruption of your travel plans and the unforeseen costs incurred because of your accident.

Travel accidents can include:

  • Cruise ship accidents;
  • Aeroplane accidents;
  • Overseas car accidents;
  • Boating accidents; and
  • Injuries occurring in your accommodation or at another public place.

Aircraft injuries are not limited to major incidents such as crashes but can include injuries sustained by passengers during air travel, including boarding and disembarking from domestic or international flights.

Examples of aircraft injuries include:

  • Slips, trips and falls while boarding or disembarking the plane;
  • Being struck by objects from overhead lockers;
  • Injuries from faulty aircraft seats; and
  • Injuries from service trolleys, including spillages and burns.

Examples of cruise ship accidents include:

  • Slips, trips and falls while boarding or disembarking the ship;
  • Slips, trips and falls on the deck or stairs onboard;
  • Accidents due to food spillages or breakages in dining areas, including burns;
  • Accidents sustained while on shore.

Lionheart Lawyers have more than 50 years of combined experience in injury law and our expert team can work through the complex issues in these types of travel claims to help you obtain the compensation you are entitled to.

Legal Advice for Travel Accidents & Injuries

If you find yourself injured in an accident while overseas, be sure to:

  • Seek medical attention immediately.
  • Report your accident to an attendant in charge and keep as many records as possible, including photos and any medical documentation you receive.
  • Contact Lionheart Lawyers as soon as possible, ideally while you are still in the location where the accident occurred. This is the best way to ensure you can gather adequate evidence to assist in your case.

Even if you have already returned home, we will assist you in investigating and pursuing your travel accident compensation claim.

Compensation claims for travel accident injuries may cover:

  • Medical and other treatment expenses;
  • Loss of income if you are unable to work;
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses;
  • Ongoing medical treatment;
  • Pain and suffering;
  • Domestic assistance for day-to-day tasks.

If your injury or impairment is permanent, then you may be entitled to make additional claims, including a TPD (total permanent disability) claim through your superannuation fund.

Call us for a free initial consultation so that one of our expert lawyers can advise you on your travel accident compensation claim.

Making a Travel Accident Compensation Claim

When you reach out to Lionheart Lawyers about your travel accident compensation claim, we will listen to you and thoroughly assess your case, including the extent of your injuries or illness, to ensure we claim and pursue all the compensation you are entitled to.

We will need to gather evidence of your accident and related documentation, including any photographs, security footage, witness statements, accident reports and any foreign medical records. We will also work with you to compile medical evidence of your injuries or illness caused by the accident.

In the meantime, we will identify the correct jurisdiction for your case if it is outside of Australia and determine the best course of action. Different countries have different laws, which will greatly affect your eligibility to claim compensation for your travel accident.

Strict time limits can apply to these kinds of compensation claims, so be sure to contact us as soon as possible after your accident to discuss your options.

Our no-win, no-fee policy means you have nothing to lose by calling us to check whether your travel accident injury is eligible for a compensation claim.

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