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CASE REPORT: Wood and Anor v TUI Travel PLC T/A First Choice [2017] EWCA CIV 11

31 March 2017  

Contaminated food; package travel holidays; reasonable care; transfer of goods

This important package travel case represents a significant coup for claimants in the context of food poisoning cases. Although the package travel industry will be disappointed by the court’s decision, comments in the judgment suggest a demanding approach to establishing causation on the evidence.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Antcliffe v Thomas Cook Tour Operations Ltd (2012) unreported, Birmingham County Court, HHJ Worster, 4 July

    Kempson and Kempson v First Choice Holidays & Flights Ltd (2007) unreported, Birmingham County Court, 7 June

    Lockett v A&M Charles Ltd [1938] 4 All ER 170

    PST Energy 7 Shipping LLC and Anor v OW Bunker Malta Ltd and Anor [2016] UKSC 23

    Wood & Anor v TUI Travel Plc (t/a First Choice) [2017] EWCA Civ 11