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.
Bott and Co offers a fantastic opportunity through the Bott Academy to undertake an apprenticeship within the law sector, offering young people a chance at success early in their careers. Encouragement, empowerment, ongoing personalised support and development is provided every step of the way to Bott and Co’s apprentices.
Bott and Co offer numerous apprenticeships to young people looking to pave a successful career for themselves. However, there are many myths and misunderstanding surrounding the subject of apprenticeships, so we outline the myths and explain why they aren’t true.
In December 2018 and this month, drone sightings caused all flights to be grounded at Gatwick and Heathrow Airports respectively, ruining hundreds of thousands of passengers’ travel plans. Here are some FAQs regarding passengers’ rights after the incidents.
Flight Delay Compensation Solicitor Coby Benson welcomes the CAA’s decision to take legal action against Ryanair and talks about how this stands to affect passengers.
Airlines including TUI and easyJet are denying and ignoring eligible passenger flight delay compensation claims until taken to court.
The Highway Code is set to change so that cyclists will have right of way and increased safety on UK roads. Cycling charities are speaking out to highlight the importance of everybody being more uniform in their behaviour to prevent confusion.
Bott and Co has received ISO 27001 certification demonstrating its strict compliance to the highest standards of information security standards and client data.
The ECJ has ruled that non-EU connecting flights are now eligible for compensation if the cause is not extraordinary circumstances
European Judges have today ruled in passengers’ favour at the highest court in the European Union, the Court of Justice, in a case worth tens of millions of pounds in compensation a year to passengers.
Have you ever wondered how many different national cuisines (e.g. Italian, Chinese, Ethiopian, etc) are on offer in the world’s greatest cities? We analysed the restaurant data in Google Maps to find out. New York and London lead the pack of the world’s foodie capitals. Explore the full results.
Judges have today ruled in the airline industry’s favour at the highest court in Europe, the Court of Justice of the European Union, in a case relating to whether flight delays caused by bird strikes are claimable under EU Regulation 261/2004.
A Judge has today ruled at Liverpool County Court that infant passengers are entitled to flight delay compensation in a case that Bott and Co estimate could be worth £10m a year to consumers.
On Thursday 17th November the Ministry of Justice published “Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (“whiplash”) Claims Process. A consultation on arrangements concerning personal injury claims in England and Wales”.
New data from Bott and Co shows Egypt as the most common winter sun destination for holiday illness claims.
On June 15th, our Senior Partner David Bott, flew out to the small town of Bertren in Southwest France, where he will be taking part in a three day Pyrenean Cycle Challenge.
Bott and Co secured another victory for passenger rights in the ongoing battle to make airlines accountable for flight delays and to pay the compensation due to delayed travellers.
£17.6million court case stands to benefit 54,000 delayed passengers in the UK
Victory for delayed passengers as European Court of Justice rules that ‘a technical problem’ is NOT an extraordinary circumstance.
District Judge says if airlines won’t pay for relief staff at airports, ‘they must also build into their thinking the risk that they may have to pay passengers compensation.’
Judge rules that bird strikes are not one of the “extraordinary circumstances” outlined in European Flight Delay Law.