We know that seeking legal support and making a claim can be a daunting experience. Our experienced team is always on hand to talk you through the process and answer any questions you may have. As many of our clients have similar queries and concerns, we’ve provided answers to some of the most commonly asked questions below:

Does travel insurance cover accidents abroad?
Yes, travel insurance can cover accidents abroad. However, if you don’t have comprehensive enough travel insurance, you can still make a claim through a specialist law firm. If you’re not satisfied with the solicitor directed to you by your travel insurance, you can switch to Enable Law to help you make a claim and maximise compensation. Find out more about switching to Enable Law.
Who can claim accident abroad compensation?
Anyone who has been injured while overseas can consider making a claim for personal injury. In the case of a fatality, an international personal injury claim may be pursued in the name of the Estate of the deceased. So if your loved one has died overseas, we may also be able to help.
How long will it take to settle my claim?
How long the accident abroad claim process takes vary depending on:
  • The nature of the injuries
  • The length of time it takes to recover from those injuries
  • Whether the defendant(s) cooperate
  • The length of time it takes to collate all the evidence required to put forward full details of the claim.
What is the time limit to make a claim for an accident abroad?
Time limits to pursue an international injury claim can vary from country to country and often from state to state. They can be as short as a few months, all the way up to 10 years. Time limits may also vary depending on whether the injured party involved is a minor. Jurisdictional issues are often complex and case-specific, so if you have any questions, please do contact us. Seek legal advice as soon as possible if you wish to file a claim.
How much compensation could I get for an accident or injury abroad?
We can’t always predict how much compensation you may receive from your injury abroad claim. It can depend on factors such as:
  • The severity of your injury and how long your recovery period will be
  • Any potential loss to earnings during your recovery
  • Rehabilitation and medical treatment.
Who do I claim against if I have an accident abroad?
Following an accident abroad, you might be able to claim compensation from the person or organisation that caused it. If you were in a road accident abroad and the fault lies with the other party, for instance, you can file a claim against them. If you were at a resort or business premises and became injured due to negligence, you can file a claim against them too. The most important thing is to seek legal advice first to see if you have a viable claim and learn how you can go forward with it.
Can I claim compensation for an accident on a package holiday?
Yes, it’s possible to claim compensation for accidents and injuries on package holidays. However, you might find your travel insurance excludes claims against tour operators on such trips. That’s where a specialist international personal injury law firm like Enable Law can help. We can step in where your insurance can’t, helping you to get the compensation you deserve. If your injuries are serious, this might help you to start rebuilding your life.  
Can I claim compensation for an accident abroad?
If you’ve sustained an injury abroad and someone else is at fault, you may be able file an international injury claim for compensation. However, seek legal guidance from a professional as soon as possible to work out if you have a viable case.
What to do if you are injured abroad
If you are involved in an accident abroad and sustain injuries, it’s important to prove the other party (person or business entity) is responsible for the accident. If you’re injured abroad: 1. Start by seeking medical treatment as soon as you’re injured. Failure to do so might affect the success of your claim. 2. Report your accident to the relevant authorities and take pictures of where the accident occurred. 3. Keep any personal expenses, receipts, or travel costs that you might have incurred concerning your injury abroad. 4. Finally, seek legal advice as soon as possible to find out how to start a claim.
Can I move my case to Enable Law?
Medical negligence and personal injury claims can be very stressful, and if you feel you're not getting the right level of support from your lawyer, you might be wondering if it's possible to move your claim to a new firm. Often this will be a difficult decision to make, with worries about getting a new lawyer up to speed on your claim, any delays that might involve, and the possible cost implications with moving to a new firm. The most important thing to know is that if you want to change your lawyer, you can. We will work with you to ensure that any disruption is kept to a minimum, and that your claim is not affected. How do I move my claim to Enable Law? Contact us and tell us who you would like to deal with your case if you already know the lawyer's name, or if you do not, tell us what kind of case you have and we will put you in touch with a specialist lawyer for that kind of claim.