Advising travel underwriters
Before leaving this country, a man travelling to the US went to an NHS hospital with a severe headache. After limited investigation, he was reasurred that his condition was not serious and discharged.
Contesting US hospital fees for travel underwriters
The policy holder, a British national, was admitted to a US hospital with difficulty breathing. The claimant's illness was linked to a pre-existing condition. Following treatment, the US hospital raised charges in excess of $140,000 for the related medical fees.
Advising US lawyers on claim against French company
We provided a comprehensive report for a Washington DC based law firm on the available heads of loss recoverable under French law.
AXA, one of the UK’s leading insurers, was the underwriter for a travel insurance policy taken out by two holidaymakers before a trip to the USA.
Successfully defending claim on behalf of insurer
The policy holder was on board a flight to the US when he was taken seriously ill. On landing he was transferred to hospital where he was treated for a pulmonary embolism. A claim in excess of £70,000 was later submitted to the insurer for medical and repatriation expenses.
Counteracting professional negligence to ensure successful Egyptian claim
Our client's previous solicitors issued a claim against her tour operator following an accident whilst she was on holiday in Egypt. She fell down stairs that were wet in the hotel where she was staying and suffered a fractured ankle.
Recovering damages in professional negligence claim
The claimant was on holiday in the USA when she slipped and fell on a carpeted staircase sustaining a personal injury. Solicitors were instructed to pursue a claim on her behalf. Unfortunately, they failed to take the necessary steps to interrupt the appropriate limitation period in Florida and the claim was therefore time barred.
Snowboarding accident ends pursuit of Olympic dream
We were retained by the parents of a 17 year old Scottish boy who was injured in a snowboarding accident in Colorado while participating in a training camp for the young athletes hoping to represent Team GB in the last Winter Olympics.
Seven figure settlement for spinal injuries sustained during visit to Bruges
We acted for a 75 year old British man who suffered permanent spinal cord injuries, which resulted in him being paralysed from the neck down, after being struck by a car while he was in Bruges.
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