Thomas Cook collapse exposes ‘unacceptable’ personal injury claim provisions

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The UK government plans to set up a capped compensation scheme to cover personal injury claims against travel company Thomas Cook, which entered insolvency proceedings in September, after the firm’s arrangements left customers uninsured for death, serious injury and illness. Business secretary Andrea Leadsom criticised Thomas Cook’s insurance provisions, which reportedly only cover large personal injury claims in excess of…

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