Accidents abroad

Travel team are repeat finalists in prestigious award

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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. More …

Lessons from tragic Thomas Cook deaths

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Head of our Travel team, Daniel Scognamiglio was recently interviewed by The Times in regard to the incredibly sad claim brought against Thomas Cook following the avoidable deaths of Bobby and Christi Shepherd. More …

Norovirus: what are the options for hospitality premises?

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Norovirus was in the news again last week, when a suspected outbreak occurred at a caravan park in Devon affecting over 90 campers. According to reports, the River Dart Country Park took the decision to close the park, following discussions with Public Health England, and send some 700 guests home in order to carry out a deep clean. More …

The hotel industry and the Noro virus

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An outbreak of Noro virus can cause an expensive dilemma for hotel owners as they decide whether to stay open or close. Here is what you need to do if an outbreak occurs. More …

European Commission's concerns about Spanish hospitals

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The European Commission has requested information from Spain about complaints that Spanish hospitals providing public healthcare are refusing to recognise the European Health Insurance Card. More …

Costa Cruises offers compensation to passengers following the Costa Concordia disaster

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In breaking news it has been revealed that Costa Cruises, the company that owns the ill-fated cruise liner the Concordia, has offered passengers 11,000 Euros (£9,000) each in compensation. More …

Tips on what to do if you have a skiing accident

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Being properly insured is a basic starting point if you are a winter sports traveller. The costs of not being insured can be significant. While the (EHIC) may offer limited protection in some parts of Europe, it is no replacement for comprehensive ski travel insurance. More …

What constitutes a package holiday?

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Many will be familiar with Teletext Holidays.&nbsp; Through its <a href="http://www.teletextholidays.co.uk/">website</a> and TV advertising space, Teletext offer discounted holidays for sale. &nbsp; More …

Should you be entitled to English levels of compensation or those of the country where your accident happened?

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We have been at the forefront of a very important argument for individuals who are involved in an accident abroad. Should you be entitled to, the generally higher, English levels of damages following an accident abroad? More …

Top tips to a successful travel claim

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If you have been injured abroad then check out our top tips for making a successful travel claim. More …