Ski and snow accidents

Ski-Safe! Ensuring your travel insurance covers you

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Before anyone heads off to the slopes, it's important to ensure that you are fit, healthy, have the right kit and good travel insurance. Whilst some treatment is provided in the European Union under the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), that will not repatriate you to the UK or cover the cost of treatment at private hospitals. More …

11 Top Tips - Beware of holiday homes and villa rental scams

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I have had my first request for advice in a matter relating to a holiday villa scam this summer season. I have therefore compiled my top 11 tips to avoid bogus and fraudulent holiday home and villa scams. More …

Jumping into danger

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As you may have seen recently, many celebrities are skiing on a much more competitive level on Chanel 4's reality show 'The Jump.' It appears, however, that the fun and competitive nature of the show has been tarnished with safety concerns. More …

Five tips on how to enjoy your skiing holiday

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You never think you may be involved in an accident whilst skiing but it is worth taking a few minutes to consider the eventuality so if something does happen you have some idea of what to do. More …

Winter sports-how to avoid accidents and what to do if you have one

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Your travel insurer would normally be very helpful in resolving medical charges and gathering evidence to help with a claim, but there are some things that you skiers may find of assistance. More …

The long road to recovery

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I am very pleased to hear that Michael Schumacher has left hospital having spent the past 9 months being treated following a skiing accident. More …

Ski Helmets, fashion accessory or life saver?

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Few of us consider that a head injury could be a real possibility because we always think it won't happen to us when on the slopes. How can a ski helmet save your life? More …

MTB on the slopes anyone?

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From the comfort of my sofa I've been reading about the ski season this year and I came across a relatively new experience called MTB on snow. More …

Essential tips for leisure travellers

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As we are nearing the Easter holiday break, we have compiled some essential tips for those intending to travel in the near future. More …

If the ski boots fit.

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When skiing it is very important ensure all of your ski equipment is fitted well. We have recently assisted a client to recover £40,000 damages following a nasty accident caused by their ill-fitting equipment. More …