“It advises travel insurers on UK and EU legislation, personal liability claims, personal injury cases, jurisdictional issues and international conventions.”
We advise travel insurers on all the legal issues protecting consumers covered by UK and European Union legislation as well as personal liability claims, personal injury, jurisdictional issues, and international conventions. Work we undertake for clients includes:
We act for some of the major UK legal expenses insurers (LEI) dealing with travel insurance and travel insurers on all the legal issues protecting consumers covered by UK and European Union legislation as well as personal liability claims, personal injury, jurisdictional issues, and international conventions.
Recent examples of ways in which our team have assisted clients include:
The team’s multi-lingual skills include all the major European languages, reducing the need for overseas agents, and ensuring quick and accurate communications overseas. Team leader, Daniel Scognamiglio, has dual legal qualifications in the UK and the US, adding to our strengths in claims relating to the US.
Blake Morgan is a member of TAGLaw, a global alliance of law firms. In addition, its lawyers include members of the American Bar Association, Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association, Institute of Travel and Tourism, the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers.
“They're not afraid of taking on difficult work and are good for settlements.”
The business travel world seems divided between those that operate by reference to clear and up-to-date commercial agreements, and those who do not believe contracts do anything other than feed their lawyers.
Van der lans v. KLM – Decision of the European Court
Greece is the word for travel law specialists at Blake Morgan, who are to travel to Athens as finalists for a prestigious industry award.
Our Travel Insurance team discuss a recent High Court judgement involving evidence in claims issued in England and Wales, where foreign damages are to be assessed.
Daniel Scognamiglio offers his take on skiing accidents, addressing the insurer’s issues from a legal perspective.
It is important that insurers are aware of the consequences double insurance may have on their liability.
The Court of Appeal helps us understand when an airline can rely on the 'extraordinary circumstance' defence for a claim brought under the Denied Boarding Regulations.
Sailing should be a relaxing respite. But without proper preparations accidental damage to your boat abroad can create real problems, requiring careful handling and expert advice. Words by Ben Cook.