Been involved in a swimming pool accident on holiday?

How much compensation could I be entitled to for a swimming pool accident on holiday?

Enjoying the pool is a favourite activity for families on holiday, but accidents can disrupt plans and cause injuries. Tour operators have a responsibility to provide a safe environment under the Package Holiday Regulations. If you’re injured due to an unsafe pool, Holiday Claims Bureau can help you make a claim. Provide us with the following:

  • Clarifying the key aspects of the accident
  • Explanation of the intense pain and emotional turmoil endured
  • Assessment of the effects of the incident on your overall well-being, daily routine, work conditions, and any long-term symptoms it may have caused
  • Description of the supporting documentation to demonstrate the accident's origin

Are you the victim of a swimming pool accident that wasn’t your fault? Get a free legal consultation today by calling 0161 813 2131 or filling out our online contact form

Our solicitors can help you determine the value of your claim and work on a No Win No Fee basis.

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Swimming pool accidents can typically arise from:

  • Slippery or slimy surfaces around the pool
  • Accidents on waterslides
  • Defective drains or filters
  • Jagged or broken tiles
  • Wrong concentrations of chemicals administered, causing burns or poisoning
  • Pools that are too shallow beneath a diving board or slide
  • Design faults such as unseen edges in the pool

At the Holiday Claims Bureau we deal with all sorts of holiday accident claims. If you have had an issue while on holiday abroad and it is not included within the list above, contact our team of experts on 0161 813 2131 to see how we can best help.

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Can I claim for a swimming pool accident on holiday?

If you have been involved in a swimming pool accident while on holiday, you may be able to make a claim for compensation with the support of Holiday Claims Bureau. Our experienced solicitors provide a professional legal service to handle the claim process, from submitting the claim to negotiating settlement and recovering other losses that arise from the accident.

Regardless of the severity of the accident, it is crucial to take certain steps if you or a loved one is involved. Seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if you do not think the accident is serious. Make sure to report the accident formally to your Tour Operator and Tour Rep, explain what happened and inform the attendant immediately so that the pool can be closed to prevent further accidents.

Collect the contact information of anyone involved or witnessing the accident, take photos of any visible defects or issues with the pool and keep a record of any medical expenses, including receipts. Finally, seek independent legal advice from Holiday Claims Bureau and be cautious of accepting any offers from the hotel or Tour Operator, such as vouchers or upgrades.
By following the steps outlined above and enlisting our legal support, you can increase your chances of receiving the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries and other losses.

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Supporting evidence for our solicitors to help your claim

Experiencing an accident, injury or illness abroad can be disruptive. If you have encountered any of the losses or expenses below, the Holiday Claims Bureau can help.

Treatment Costs
Treatment Costs
  • Over the counter medicines and prescriptions
  • Private rehab cos (physio, CBT)
  • Future treatment
  • Professional care
Care & Assistance
Care & Assistance
  • Family and friends assistance with personal care and domestics tasks that you require after the incident
Lost Earnings
Lost Earnings
  • Wages
  • Future earnings
  • Career progression / opportunity
  • Overtime earnings
Travel Expenses
Travel Expenses
  • Parking expenses
  • Mileage
  • Public transport
  • Taxi fares

Frequently Asked Questions for swimming pool accident Claims

Do you have any questions regarding an accident on holiday? View our FAQs for answers to the most asked questions.
Can I claim for a swimming pool accident at my hotel?
If you have been injured in a swimming pool accident while staying at a hotel, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. The hotel has a duty of care to ensure the safety of its guests, and if it has failed to do so, you may have a valid claim. Contact our team to discuss your case and learn more about your options for compensation. Call us on 0161 813 2131 or use our contact form.
What steps should you take after a swimming pool accident
If you've been involved in a swimming pool accident, it's important to seek medical attention immediately. You should also report the accident to the hotel staff and gather any evidence, such as witness statements or photographs of the scene. Contact our team on 0161 813 2131 or use our contact form to discuss your options for making a claim.
After a swimming pool accident abroad, how long do I have to claim compensation?
In the UK, you generally have three years to make a claim for compensation after a swimming pool accident abroad. However, it's best to start the process as soon as possible. Contact our team on 0161 813 2131 or use our contact form to discuss your case and get started on your claim today.
What can cause a swimming pool accident?      
Swimming pool accidents can be caused by various factors, such as slippery surfaces, lack of maintenance, inadequate supervision, and defective equipment. If you have suffered an injury in a swimming pool accident, contact us on 0161 813 2131 or use our contact form for expert legal advice.
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We will assess your claims legitimacy and once approved we will begin the claim
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Once an agreement has been made a cash sum will be awarded to you
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Authorised and Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA number 632313. Holiday Claims Bureau is a trading name of JPS Walker Solicitors Limited, which is a limited company registered in England and Wales at 8 Trumpet Street, Manchester, M1 5LW under Company Number 10213017.