Illness and food poisoning abroad

Independent report published into the deaths of children on holiday in Corfu

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Today saw the publication of the independent review into the tragic deaths of Bobby and Christi Shepherd, aged just six and seven, when they died at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel, in Corfu, in October 2006. More …

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 …

Top travel tips for the Easter holiday season

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Easter is almost upon us with only a few days to go until many will head off for a long weekend or, better still, an extended holiday with family and friends. 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 …

BL Claims represent a holidaymaker who contracted Legionnaires in Spain

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BL Claims was appointed to act on behalf of a holidaymaker who contracted legionnaires as a result of staying at the Diamante Hotel in Calpe, Spain in January 2012. 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 …

EHIC medical treatment for UK nationals travelling in the European Union and Switzerland

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The European Health Insurance Card is an EU initiative which allows EU residents to access State provided health care when they are visiting another European Union Country. More …