After Storm Ciara finally looks to be calming down, the Met Office has warned the UK to brace itself for the next storm, Dennis, which could cause further disruption to air travel. Bott and Co advises passengers about their rights.
With our first claim under EU Regulation 261/2004 settled in 2013, Bott and Co has hit a big milestone; settling the 200,000th flight delay claim. With successful Supreme Court rulings and over £66M claimed, we’re the UK’s most trusted source on flight delay compensation.
Bott and Co has unveiled another airline tactic: airlines often state that a flight delay lasted 2 hours 59 minutes, which is often a “get out of jail free” card, as this length of delay means they aren’t legally obliged to pay out.
Bott and Co conducted research to find out exactly how many flight delay claims airlines are refusing to pay out, leading the law firm to resort to issuing court proceedings, and even bailiff action.
Davis Vilums, the Latvian cyclist that navigated every street in central London in his quest to feel like a true Londoner, has shared his top road and cycle safety tips with Bott and Co. This coincides with Brake charity’s Road Safety Week.
Lufthansa cabin crew commenced a 48 hour strike over their pay and working conditions. In total, 180,000 passengers are affected due to the cancellation of 1,300 flights. Bott and Co’s Coby Benson advises that they could be owed up to 600 Euros in flight delay compensation.
Bott and Co welcomes a Northern Ireland ruling not to overturn a dangerous driving conviction to the lesser offence of careless driving following the very close pass of club cyclists. There is an urgent need for case law on the subject of close passes.
Travelling without limits should be possible for everyone, whether able bodied or not. Unfortunately this doesn’t always happen. It’s paramount that people with reduced mobility aren’t discouraged from booking a holiday, and it’s equally important that should the worst happen, holidaymakers are aware of their rights.
A damning Financial Conduct Authority report has found that Brits overspend by a combined total of £1.2bn on their house and car insurance policies with more than one in ten people paying “very high” prices for their insurance.
Bott and Co has conducted the UK’s largest ever passenger survey by a law firm, with shocking results. The overarching theme of participants’ answers is that the airlines continue to pull the wool over passengers’ eyes to get out of paying due flight delay compensation.
Claims Management Companies (CMCs) such as Flight Delay Pay continue to take on flight delay compensation claims, despite them not being solicitors which means they are not regulated by any official legal body and are known to hide fees, that often leave their clients considerably out of pocket.
Thomas Cook is the latest airline in a long list to have gone bump, leading thousands of passengers wondering what their rights are, and what stages to take next. We outline what to do if you ever find yourself in this situation.
Consumer rights law firm Bott and Co helps lady injured after a horrendous fall at a Waitrose zebra crossing receive £4,500, 100 times the compensation originally offered to her.