Travel sickness claims: Ill-gotten gains

Dr Robert Whittock considers the causation hurdle faced in claiming for travel sickness on package holidays ‘Claimants who consume food or drink outside the package prior to falling ill are likely to find proving causation to be even more difficult.’ Over the last few years travel sickness claims have increased by 500% despite reports of …
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Cases Referenced

  • Harkin v Red Sea Holidays UK Ltd (2018) unreported Coventry County Court District Judge Jones
  • Howlett & anor v Davies & anor [2017] EWCA Civ 1696
  • Ivy v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd [2017] UKSC 67
  • Miles v Red Sea Holidays UK Ltd (2018) unreported Portsmouth County Court District Judge Ball
  • Wood & anor v TUI Travel plc [2017] EWCA Civ 11