"The team has so many contacts with foreign insurers and so many people with foreign languages that it is miles ahead of others."

Chambers and Partners (2014)

1000 Holidaymakers Share £5.5m Settlement After Caribbean Nightmare

Almost 1000 British holidaymakers have received a total settlement over £5.5m from three tour operators after nightmare stays at the Caribbean resort Bahia Principe, in San Juanas, suffering from severe gastric illnesses including Salmonella ruined breaks including weddings, honeymoons and birthday celebrations.

In total 963 Irwin Mitchell clients who stayed at this hotel in 2007 have now received over £5.5m in compensation from Thomas Cook & My Travel, First Choice and Thomson (TUI). In addition, the law firm also secured a substantial settlement for more than 100 guests who fell ill at the same hotel in 1997 and remarkably has successfully acted for holidaymakers who fell ill at the hotel in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010, and continue to act for clients who fell ill at the hotel in 2009 and 2012.

If you would to like find out more about this case, please click here to read our press release.

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"We were very happy with the outcome of our case, especially as we were initially offered nothing from the Tour Operator. Irwin Mitchell were very professional throughout and we are very happy with the outcome."

Chris and Michael, Worksop