Our travel lawyers will be able to assist
If you have had an accident abroad, our team of specialist holiday accident lawyers can help. They only handle accident and injury compensation claims with an international element.
We set ourselves apart due to our experience, multi-jurisdictional qualification and languages. We are recognised as one of the leading teams handling some of the largest and most complex international personal injury claims that have been decided at Court in England and Wales. We also act for foreign nationals in the UK.
Following a traumatic brain injury, spinal injury, fractures or fatal accident, we ensure that the advice is clear, accurate and timely. Claims often involve complex issues of national, international and foreign law, making it important that they are handled by experts who only work in this area of the law.
Main Areas Of Practice
The team of international injury lawyers helps clients receive the compensation they deserve. Our expertise includes:
Brain and spinal cord injury
If you or a family member has suffered a head or spinal cord injury resulting in life-changing consequences, we have the expertise to assist in pursuing a claim for compensation.
Package holiday accidents
Was the package holiday that you saved up all year for ruined by an injury that was not your fault? Our highly experienced travel accidents team will help you make a compensation claim that can go some way to making up for the loss of your holiday and the upset it caused.
Ski and snowboard accidents
If you have been involved in a winter sports accident that has resulted in an injury that was not your fault, our international injury lawyers are experienced in making compensation claims for injuries that include broken bones, head injuries and fatal accidents in many ski resorts.
Road traffic accidents
If you have been injured in a road traffic accident as a driver, passenger, pedestrian or cyclist, our travel accident lawyers have the experience to make a compensation claim on your behalf if the accident was not your fault.
Cruise and airline accidents
With cruises becoming a popular option for many tourists and air travel increasing, it is important that health and safety requirements are followed on sea as well as in the air. If your dream holiday has turned into a nightmare, our expert travel accident lawyers can help you make a claim.
Our travel accident lawyers advise people with a range of injuries from minor fractures to serious brain and spinal cord injuries. We also assist families who have suffered bereavement as a result of an accident abroad.
"The lawyers are true specialists who leave no stone unturned for their clients."
- Legal 500, 2020
Market sources say: "Their casework is of high quality, they are extremely client-focused and they have excellent relations with travel insurers, which contributes to their excellent work."
- Chambers and Partners, 2020
"Daniel Scognamiglio is an excellent lawyer with great attention-to-detail."
- Legal 500, 2020
“I am most appreciative of your advice, support and the concern you all demonstrated throughout this process. I could not have wished for a better team on my side.”
- Mrs F
“Thank you for all of your help with our claim. You have made what started out as a very complicated process easy for us.”
- Mr S, Southsea
“Every aspect of the service was exceptional. Daniel Scognamiglio from the Travel team kept me informed at all times and did an excellent job.”
- Miss E. Brighton
Our travel accident team recovered over £5m for our client following a road traffic accident in France involving a Swiss insurer. This was a complex claim but our expert travel accident lawyers worked hard to ensure that the claimant received the highest possible compensation so that he could access the life-time support and care he needs following his life-changing injuries. This included arranging substantial interim payments to assist the client's recovery and help make modifications to his home to improve his quality of life.
Our travel accident lawyers recovered a seven-figure compensation sum for a claimant who suffered a catastrophic spinal injury after being caught up in an avalanche during a ski holiday in France. Our experienced travel accident team navigated the national and international laws alongside the rules of the piste to help secure the best possible outcome for our client. The compensation received enabled him to adapt his home and take the time from work that he needed to rebuild his life.
Our travel accident lawyers can pursue claims that are worth more than what the Defendant's insurance policy will pay out. On one such occasion we secured seven-figure damages for a claimant who suffered a traumatic brain injury and spinal injuries following a fall in Spain. The claim was pursued in England and despite the defendant's policy being exhausted, legal costs were recovered over and above the policy limits and the defendants were pursued for the damages that were not covered by the policy.
Due to the complex nature of international claims, conducted in a frequently-changing legal environment, we have acted on numerous cases in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in the UK.
Awards and Accolades
Daniel Scognamiglio won the 2019 Travel Claims Lawyer of the Year Award.
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