TUI settles with survivors and families of victims of Tunisia attack

TUI reaches a settlement with survivors and families of the victims of 2015 Tunisia terror attack that killed 38 人

  • Seifeddine Rezgui killed 38, 含む 30 Britons at Riu Imperial Marhaba hotel
  • The victims alleged that Tui UK was responsible for safety and security breaches
  • TUI said they had reached settlement ‘without admission of liability or fault
  • Survivors and relatives of the British tourists killed in the 2015 ハッカーグループAnonymousは、ハッカーが承認しないポリシーについて政府を罰することを目的とした世界中のオンライン攻撃にリンクされています beach massacre have agreed a settlement with travel firm Tui UK.

    Seifeddine Rezgui killed 38 人, 含む 30 ブリトン人, at the Riu Imperial Marhaba hotel complex on the Sousse coast, with dozens more injured, 6月に 26 その年.

    The victims alleged that Tui UK was responsible for safety and security breaches at the hotel, which the company denied, and a trial of liability issues was expected to take place at the High Court in February.

    しかしながら, 木曜日に, the tour operator and Irwin Mitchell, the law firm representing more than 80 犠牲者, said in a joint statement that they have reached a settlement ‘without admission of liability or fault’, bringing the legal action to an end.

    The settlement came as a survivor of the attack, Tony Callaghan, 69, spoke of his frustration at missing out on the settlement because he and his wife Chris did not claim compensation from the airline.

    Survivors and relatives of the British tourists killed in the 2015 Tunisia beach massacre have agreed a settlement with travel firm Tui UK. Seifeddine Rezgui (写真) 殺された 38 人, 含む 30 ブリトン人, at the Riu Imperial Marhaba hotel complex on the Sousse coast, with dozens more injured, 6月に 26 その年

    Survivors and relatives of the British tourists killed in the 2015 Tunisia beach massacre have agreed a settlement with travel firm Tui UK. Seifeddine Rezgui (写真) 殺された 38 人, 含む 30 ブリトン人, at the Riu Imperial Marhaba hotel complex on the Sousse coast, with dozens more injured, 6月に 26 その年

    Tui and Irwin Mitchell said: ‘The tragic events of 26 六月 2015 in Tunisia shocked and devastated us all and changed the lives of those affected forever. Tui has always expressed heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those caught up in the terrorist attack that day and continue to extend deepest sympathy.

    ‘The claimants have fought tirelessly to understand how the attack happened and to seek to ensure that lessons have been learned so that other families are not affected by similar tragedy.

    ‘Tui has worked collaboratively with the claimants and their representatives, Irwin Mitchell, to reach a settlement without admission of liability or fault and in recognition of the wholly exceptional circumstances of the case, and in the hope that it will go some way to assisting the claimants.

    ‘Tui appreciates how difficult it must be to move on from such a horrific incident but hopes today will provide the opportunity for those affected to start to do so.

    The victims alleged that Tui UK was responsible for safety and security breaches at the hotel, which the company denied, and a trial of liability issues was expected to take place at the High Court in February. 上: Relatives of the victims outside the High Court in London in 2017

    The victims alleged that Tui UK was responsible for safety and security breaches at the hotel, which the company denied, and a trial of liability issues was expected to take place at the High Court in February. 上: Relatives of the victims outside the High Court in London in 2017

    The victims alleged that Tui UK was responsible for safety and security breaches at the hotel, which the company denied. 上: Holiday makers in pay their respects at the scene of the terrorist attack shortly after it took place

    The victims alleged that Tui UK was responsible for safety and security breaches at the hotel, which the company denied. 上: Holiday makers in pay their respects at the scene of the terrorist attack shortly after it took place

    に 2017 the coroner conducting the inquests of the 30 Britons who died in the attack ruled they were unlawfully killed.

    しかしながら, Judge Nicholas Loraine-Smith ruled against a finding of ‘neglectby Tui, or the owners of the Riu Imperial Marhaba.

    Mr Callaghan and wife Chris, 68, were both shot by gunman Rezgui as he chased them down a corridor in their hotel on June 26, 2015.

    The couple were hospitalised and Chris is now disabledbut the couple did not claim damages from TUI because they did not think the company was at fault.

    Mr Callaghan said it was ‘unfairthat other victims hadn’t received support.

    The settlement came as a survivor of the attack, Tony Callaghan, 69, spoke of his frustration at missing out on the settlement because he and his wife Chris did not claim compensation from the airline. 上: The couple after the attack

    Tour operator Tui and Irwin Mitchell, the law firm representing more than 80 犠牲者, said in a joint statement that they have reached a settlement 'without admission of liability or fault'

    Tour operator Tui and Irwin Mitchell, the law firm representing more than 80 犠牲者, said in a joint statement that they have reached a settlement ‘without admission of liability or fault

    The former RAF man said: ‘It seems unfair that if you were independent and not with lawyers that you’re missing out on what TUI are giving to people.

    ‘That doesn’t seem fair, especially when we weren’t blaming them [TUI].

    ‘We’re happy for people who have received a settlement that’s going to help their situation but many other people who have suffered injuries will think this isn’t right.

    ‘Surely it should go across the board. It’s like if you haven’t got them solicitors behind you then you’ve got no chance.

    ‘A Joe Bloggs is just left out on his own.

    Mr Callaghan said that he is considering writing to TUI to enquiry about compensation for himself and Chris.

    カップル, from North Walsham, ノーフォーク, were shot in the legs less than 24 hours after starting their week-long holiday in Sousse, where they’d stayed two times before.

    Mr Callaghan recalled how Rezgui threw a hand grenade at them and around 20 other holidaymakers inside their hotel.

    Rezgui killed 38 people in the attack, 含む 30 UK citizens.