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The case of the injured lorry driver reiterates importance of training staff when asking them to use work equipment

Our client was employed as a lorry driver with the Defendant in Kettering, Northamptonshire. In the course of his employment, our client was asked to make a delivery of bricks to a property in Aldwincle. He was provided with an electric pump truck to move the bricks but was not provided with any instruction or […]

Passengers awarded compensation against Easyjet after 34 hour flight delay nightmare

Ms Smikle and her family were travelling with Easyjet from London Gatwick to Madeira on 27 May 2019. The flight ended up being delayed by 34 hours and 10 minutes. Ms Smikle instructed Hayward Baker to bring a claim for compensation under EU Regulation 261/2004 for £350 for each passenger. Easyjet denied liability stating that […]

British Airways fails to prove it could not have rerouted passengers onto quicker flights

District Judge Atkin sitting at the County Court at Uxbridge has awarded passengers compensation after BA failed to reroute passengers onto an earlier flight. In Muetze, Heggerman, and Siemens v British Airways the Claimants were passengers on two directly connecting flights from Shanghai to Hamburg via London Heathrow. The first flight was delayed by 16 […]

Court rules compensation payable after concluding passenger could have been rebooked onto quicker flight

Hayward Baker represented Mr Grant in a claim for compensation under European Regulation 261/2004 at the Wandsworth County Court. Mr Grant sought 400 euros from Turkish Airlines. On 10 November 2018 Mr Grant was flying with Turkish Airlines from London to Istanbul and then onto Ecran Airport in Northern Cyprus. The first flight was delayed […]

Lightning Strike to aircraft deemed to be a “non-extraordinary” event by Uxbridge County Court

Sitting at the Uxbridge County Court District Judge Ahmed has ordered Lufthansa to pay compensation to our Client Ms Ptichkina. Our Client was travelling from St Petersburg to London Heathrow via Munich in September 2019. Her first flight was delayed by over 4 hours causing her to miss her connecting flight resulting in a total […]

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