Mastercard £14bn class action case given green light to go ahead
A landmark class action case against Mastercard, which if successful could see millions of UK consumers potentially receive £100s each in damages, has been given the green light to go ahead.
19 August 2021
Affected by the VW emissions issue? The deadline to join a lawsuit is approaching
Drivers who bought Volkswagen cars which produced more pollution than advertised could potentially claim £1,000s in compensation by joining a 'class action' (should it win) – but you'll need to be quick as the deadline for joining a claims group is in a matter of days
16 October 2018
Fighting Ryanair for flight delay compensation? Now it says you CAN go to a UK court – if you claim direct
Budget airline Ryanair has declared it WILL recognise the jurisdiction of British courts in flight delay claims
15 December 2016
Government to fund appeal of term-time holidays High Court ruling
The Department for Education has promised to fund further legal hearings to appeal a term-time holiday High Court ruling
9 June 2016
High Court rules in favour of dad who took his daughter on holiday in term time
The floodgates could open for more parents to take their children out of school during term time after a landmark ruling
13 May 2016
Don't bin Sentinel reclaim letters - they could be worth £200+
Two million people flogged worthless card security insurance from Sentinel should watch for a claim form in the post
18 August 2015
Motorist takes landmark parking challenge to the Supreme Court
Today is 48-year-old Barry Beavis from Billericay's final chance to persuade judges to rule his fine as excessive
23 July 2015
High Court approves Sentinel redress scheme
About two million existing and former Sentinel customers will get letters from next month detailing how to claim
13 July 2015
Mis-sold Sentinel card protection customers back redress scheme
Nearly 99% of those who voted said 'yes' to a Sentinel redress scheme going ahead
3 July 2015
Had Sentinel card protection? You've one week left to vote 'yes' for redress
If you ever had Affinion (often branded Sentinel) card protection, you have one week left to vote in favour of redress
16 June 2015
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