"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)

Cruise and boat - previous cases

    Below are just some of the group action claims for illness on board the following cruise ships:-








MS Topaz – recovered damages of over £190,000 for 39 passengers, some of whom were diagnosed with Salmonella







MS Sundream – recovered damages in excess of £350,000 for 58 clients







SS Odysseus – recovered damages for 48 passengers who contracted gastric illness







SS Ausonia – recovered damages in excess of £250,000 after a number of passengers were taken ill with Salmonella.

We have also acted for individuals who have suffered illness on board ships. Click on the link to read more about just two examples of successful cases:- 

Illness on board the Sunesta Sun Goddess. More>

Illness on board the MV Sunbird. More>

Illness on board the Thomson Dream More>









We have also acted for groups of passengers who have suffered injury or have been killed in the following accidents:-





















Piper Alpha oil rig explosion







Herald of Free Enterprise (Zebrugge disaster) – we recovered substantial compensation for many victims of the disaster and their families.







We have also acted for individual passengers injured in accidents on board boats, cruise ships and other craft including:-







Boat excursion in Greece – a client who injured her ankle when she jumped from the boat to the jetty during a boat excursion in Greece recovered £60,000.







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Chris and Michael, Worksop