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Damages Awarded for Rear Seat Passengers in Road Traffic Accident in Spain

02 October 2015

Slater and Gordon Travel Litigation Lawyer secures damages for two rear seat passengers involved in road traffic accident in Spain.

Slater and Gordon Solicitor: A Travel Litigation Executive at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

Settlement value: £11,000 and £4,500

What Happened:

The clients were rear seat passengers in a hire car in Spain being driven by the brother of one of the clients. They were involved in head-on collision on N332 on the Costa Blanca. Being rear seat passengers, the clients were initially unaware which driver was responsible for the accident.

How Slater and Gordon Helped:

Enquiries were made to obtain the Police Report which established that the client’s brother was at fault for the accident. Claims were brought against the Spanish insurer of the hired car.


The clients’ claims settled for £11,000 and £4,500.00.

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