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Holidaymakers Win Legal Action Following Hotel Explosion

26 September 2017

Three British travellers injured in an explosion at their Dominican Republic resort were awarded settlements for their injuries.

Slater and Gordon Lawyer: Nicola Rostron is an associate, specialising in travel litigation at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

Settlement: £7,000, £15,000 and £14,000.

What Happened: Our clients were in the restaurant at their hotel in the Dominican Republic when a gas explosion sent them flying from their seats.

Impact: Their holiday was ruined and one of our clients suffered from broken ribs, respiratory issues and tinnitus. As well as being physically injured, each of our clients suffered post-traumatic stress disorder.

How Slater and Gordon Helped: We obtained medical evidence and brought a claim against the tour operator. Private treatment was arranged for each of our clients.

Decision:  Settlements of £7,000, £15,000 and £14,000 were agreed.

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