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Whether we travel for work or pleasure, most of us manage to reach our destination safely. Unfortunately however, accidents can happen, whether you're travelling by boat, by train or by plane.

For decades we have successfully helped many clients who have been injured while travelling. These claims have ranged from helping people who have suffered whiplash right through to acting in high-profile travel disasters.  

We will work with you not only to help you claim compensation but also to answer any major questions relating to your case.

We Specialise In Air, Rail & Sea Related Claims

"I was recommended Irwin Mitchell by a solicitor friend of mine and I am very happy to say that the dedication and professionalism shown has completely supported this recommendation.” Chris, Leeds
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Finding out who is responsible for a plane crash, train crash or an accident at sea and determining the legal remedies available can be a complex process. You need specialist lawyers with the experience needed to properly investigate what happened and ensure you get the compensation you deserve.

We have worked on a range of cases including:

  • The sinking of the Herald of the Free Enterprise Ferry in 1987
  • The Lockerbie terrorist bombing on PanAm Flight 103 in 1988
  • The Ladbroke Grove rail crash in 1999
  • The Hatfield rail crash in 2000
  • The Pamir Airways crash in Afghanistan in 2010
  • The Costa Concordia cruise disaster in 2012
  • The Dana Air crash in Nigeria in 2012
  • The Germanwings Crash in France in 2015
  • The Shoreham Air Show disaster in 2015
  • The British Airways fire in Las Vegas in 2015 

We will bring this experience to your claim, dealing with it sensitively and thoroughly to help bring the best outcome for you.

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"They have broad experience and the resources and depth to address the most complex legal issues."

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Air, Rail & Sea Related Claims

  • Air Accident Claims
    Our specialist aviation team works for victims and the families of those involved in air accidents. We have many years of experience in handling claims for passengers and air crew, including international airliner accidents, and accidents involving business jets, light aircraft, helicopters and military aircraft.
  • Rail Accident Claim
    Train crashes can have a devastating impact on the people involved and their families. Our experienced team can not only help you claim compensation but also come to terms with what happened and find out who was to blame.
  • Sea Injury Claim
    Whether in waters off the UK or abroad, our expert team can help you claim compensation after an accident at sea. We have a range of experience from helping people involved in an accident on board a ship to helping those affected by a large disaster such as a capsized ferry.

The above information relates to the law in England and Wales.

* Subject to entering into a ‘No Win No Fee’ agreement in conjunction with our Allianz Litigate insurance policy and complying with your responsibilities under its terms.

All Scottish cases will be handled by the Scottish law firm with which we are associated, Irwin Mitchell Scotland LLP. The law relating to funding is different in Scotland and you will receive separate advice about what that means as well as a separate funding agreement.

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