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Thomas Cook Goes Bust – Your Rights

150,000 have been left in limbo abroad as a massive repatriation effort commences Thomas Cook was tasked last week with finding £200 million to satisfy its lenders in regards to underwritten funds. On the morning of Monday 23rd September, Thomas Cook went into administration after......

Our Top Tips to Maximise Your Flight Compensation Case

Make sure you receive the compensation you deserve by following these key steps. Experiencing a delayed or cancelled flight can be a nightmare. You can miss family holidays, important connecting flights and sometimes be left in a busy airport wondering where to turn. Many passengers......

British Airways Cancels 91 flights sparking airport chaos

A ‘worldwide computer failure’ has left approximately 15,000 passengers stranded. A British Airways IT failure has seen 91 flights grounded, with short-haul passengers being told to “make their way home”. The IT failure has left planes on the ground due to complications involving safety during......

Top Ten Travel Destinations in 2019

Ready, Set, Pack! Our flight compensation team have had their fair share of traveling to various countries over the years. Here, they share their knowledge regarding the top ten travel destinations in 2019. Working within the flight industry has meant the Smooth Law flight compensation......

Smoothly does it

Smooth Law welcomes a brand new Flight Compensation department to its team. Every year it is estimated that over 30 million EU air passengers suffer a flight delay or cancellation, with only 9% of them knowing their rights Smooth Law have added Flight Compensation to......

How long do personal injury claims take?

Being injured in an accident can be stressful and have long-lasting effects on your life, therefore it is reasonable to want to resolve your claim quickly. Unfortunately, because no two personal injury claims are the same, the time it takes to deal with a particular......

What is a litigation friend?

If a child or a vulnerable adult has been injured, either in an accident or through negligence, they will normally require representation to make a compensation claim. Children and adults who lack the mental capacity to manage their own case are considered ‘protected parties’ and......