In an increasingly tech savvy world, data breaches are rising at an alarming rate, with a 29% increase in self-reported data breaches in 2018 compared to 2017. Marriott and British Airways are just two of the latest major businesses to have compromised customer data on a large scale.
Issues with accessibility is something that disabled passengers shouldn’t have to deal with. Bott and Co explain the help that is out there for those who may struggle, both at the airport and on board a flight.
Bott and Co has recently celebrated a true milestone moment: issuing our 100,000th court proceeding since 2013 on behalf of a passenger who had previously been denied flight delay compensation.
In Europe, flight passengers have enjoyed the rights-enhancing law that is EU Regulation 261/2004 for over a decade; we’re at the forefront of this law, having recovered millions of pounds in compensation from the airlines for passengers who’ve suffered the loss of their time and inconvenience. Now, Canadians are about to enjoy boosted passenger rights too.
Public Health England has advised holidaymakers to err on the side of caution when visiting the city of Hurghada in Egypt, due to a spate of E. coli infections in the region.
BA loses at the Court of Appeal as 93% of 4,000 pilots and first officers voted in favour of industrial action in a dispute over pay and rewards.
easyJet passengers were left stranded in Corsica after bad weather led to a flight cancellation. The airline tried to say the cancellation wasn’t claimable as it was due to “extraordinary circumstances”, but Coby Benson, Flight Delay Compensation Solicitor at Bott and Co explains that those affected can claim 250 Euros.
Getting married abroad is becoming more and more popular, with holiday providers selling dreams of picture-perfect weddings and zero stress. But with the spike in popularity of destination weddings, there is also an increase in mis-sold holidays and disaster weddings.
We’ve heard recently that Britons are shunning European breaks amidst Brexit uncertainty over holiday costs and insurance entitlement, but there hasn’t been much attention…
Airlines something of a hot topic lately, with some filing for administration. In the same month that news breaks of yet another airline going bust, there is a headline counteracting this, with a different one soaring in seat sales. So what’s going on?
Pregnancy and parenting club Bounty has been fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for illegally selling 14 million people’s data, breaching approximately 34.4 million data records. We’re fighting for justice for parents and parents-to-be affected, and we want to get compensation for these people.
After suffering a cycling road traffic accident, avid cyclist and lawyer David Bott found dealing with insurance companies an uphill battle. He reflects on his experience, including finding that many cyclists who settle their claims directly with insurers are not getting what they are entitled to.
If you suffer with a hidden disability such as autism, chronic pain or anxiety, the thought of making your way through an airport can cause worry. However, there are many ways that airports can assist you with your invisible illness, making your experience much more pleasant. We outline the help that you are entitled to.