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Holiday Sickness Claims and Holiday Illness Compensation

Holiday sickness can ruin your long awaited trip

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Claiming for holiday sickness

If you catch a stomach bug on holiday, months of excited saving and planning can leave you bed bound, missing out on holiday fun. Holiday sickness and diarrhoea can be due to common bacteria that can take a couple of days to recover from, but a few days out from your trip due to sickness can ruin your whole experience. Making a claim to recover the costs of your holiday and any other expenses you might have incurred due to getting ill is a simple process. We will take your details over the phone in a free consultation to assess if you have a case.

Stories of holiday sickness seem quite commonplace. You may dismiss being unwell on holiday as an unfortunate certainty of travelling abroad. But, if you have booked an all-inclusive package holiday through a travel agency, you may be able to claim holiday illness compensation. As we operate our cases on a ‘no-win, no-fee’ basis, this will cost you nothing if you lose your case.

Getting sick in a foreign country is upsetting, especially if you are somewhere unfamiliar, dealing with doctors who may not speak your language. In more serious cases, it can have also a significant effect on your finances. Your all-inclusive holiday provider must follow package holiday regulations and therefore have a responsibility for your health and safety while you are staying with them.

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At Your Legal Friend, our experienced holiday sickness solicitors will review your case for holiday illness compensation and take you step by step through the process of pursuing your holiday claim.

If you’d like advice as to whether you might be able to pursue a holiday illness claim, either call our freephone number or submit your details through the form on this page and we’ll be in touch to schedule a phone call at a time that’s convenient for you. If you decide that you’d like to start a claim, one of our lawyers will be able to tell you whether you can enter into a No Win, No Fee agreement. A ‘No Win, No Fee’ agreement means that in the event your claim is unsuccessful, and you have co-operated fully with us throughout, you won’t have to pay any legal costs, so there’s no financial risk to you.

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Can you make a claim for being sick on holiday?

The short answer is ‘yes’, as long as you meet the holiday sickness claims criteria. These are criteria we apply to holiday sickness cases to ensure claims are genuine and that we can successfully pursue holiday sickness compensation from your tour operator on your behalf. When you contact us, we will ask you questions about your holiday package; where you ate, how long you were ill for and if you needed treatment for your illness, in order to make sure you meet our internally set criteria to make a claim.

How do I make a holiday sickness claim?

If you wish to pursue compensation for holiday problems, you may choose to try and handle the case yourself or you can contact experienced holiday sickness claims solicitors. We will assess your situation and, if you have a reasonable case, we will handle the claims process on your behalf. An experienced holiday sickness solicitor will negotiate the largest compensation amount possible.

If you decide to use a law firm or solicitor, the process begins with a free telephone consultation. This can last for up to an hour, during which we will ask you key questions about your holiday. We will need to understand how you became ill on holiday and what kind of holiday sickness bug you caught. If we think you are entitled to holiday illness compensation, we may ask for your permission to seek your medical records. If we then have enough evidence to support your claims against the travel company, we will then contact you about proceeding with your claim.

At this point, we will ask you to sign a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis. If for whatever reason, your claim is not successful, you will have nothing to pay. For a successful claim, you will be charged 25% of the damages won, plus the cost of an ATE premium to insure you against any unexpected costs and challenges during the course of the claim. You will be made aware of any potential deductions before you sign a no win, no fee agreement.

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Should I make a holiday illness claim?

The decision whether to pursue a claim for holiday sickness is ultimately up to you. We can only tell you if you have a potentially successful case, not whether you should progress the claim. If a bout of sickness has ruined your holiday, the holiday compensation could allow you to make up for that time. If the illness has continued to affect your health, an award of compensation could help with any financial burden.

You may be concerned about the idea of pursuing a claim, with recent reports in the media suggesting that holiday sickness and diarrhoea claims are affecting holiday prices, as holidaymakers have been falsely making holiday compensation claims, with the costs then being passed on to the consumer. This coverage is focused on unscrupulous practices of a minority of companies that encourage false claims. Your Legal Friend is a Law Society Accredited firm and we take a dim view of fraudulent claims and have a thorough vetting process to ensure that we only take on genuine claims.

When you book a holiday, you place a great deal of trust and money with a travel provider. When on holiday, you rely on your tour operator to provide you with a safe and clean environment in which to relax. Getting sick on a holiday, due to poor standards within the hotel, is not your fault and you shouldn’t have to foot the bill for their carelessness.

Travel companies include travel insurance as part of package deals, so in most cases, you will have already paid your travel insurance with them and are entitled to claim if you have fallen ill on holiday. The insurance premiums pay for the associated expenses and reimbursements when package holiday sickness claims are successful.

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Are there criteria to make a claim?

There are certain criteria a case needs to meet in order for it to be a successful claim. Initially, we will ask you to provide the following details:

  • Did the incidence of sickness on holiday take place within the last 3 years?
  • How long were you sick for?
  • Did you complain of your sickness to the hotel?
  • Did you notice any sub-standard practices during your stay that may have caused you to get sick?
  • Did the illness require you to seek any medical treatment?

Who can make a claim for holiday illness compensation?

Usually, you would pursue a claim for holiday sickness and diarrhoea yourself but in some circumstances, you may contact us in regards to a friend or loved one. In extreme cases, they may still be experiencing illness from their holiday, which prohibits them from making a claim themselves. In very unfortunate circumstances your friend or loved one may have died as a result of their illness and you may be searching for answers on their behalf. However, in most cases, claims on behalf of other people are for when a child was sick on holiday as they are unable to make a claim themselves. If you became aware of the negligence of the holiday provider within the last 3 years, we can tell you what to do next.

Who do I sue for being sick on holiday?

Although your complaint may be against the practices of a particular hotel, if you do seek to make a holiday sickness claim, your tour operator is the one liable. We make the claim against the insurance of your travel agency, should your claim be successful.

Should I report holiday sickness?

You should report your illness to the hotel during your stay and document your complaint in some way. This may be difficult to do if you are sick when on holiday, but making your illness known will be beneficial should you seek compensation. You should also make a complaint about the hotel directly with your package holiday tour operator, either during your stay or within 28 days of returning home.

At present, there is no travel ombudsman or centralised body to deal with complaints against travel agencies. Your tour operator may be a member of ABTA, who are the UK’s largest travel organisation, so it’s recommended that you also register a complaint with them if so.

ABTA can advise you if you have a valid complaint and will offer potential solutions to your problem but won’t advise their members to offer package holiday compensation, nor do they advise on compensation amounts. They can take you through a process called arbitration, which is an independent and legally binding judgement, where you may be awarded a payment; this is limited to £1,500 per person.  It is also worth noting that through this process, you will be required to pay a fee to your arbitrator regardless of whether you win or lose your case.

You may find that pursuing your claim using an experienced holiday sickness solicitor firm is a much better option and increases the chances of claiming compensation you deserve. You may also decide to review the hotel on sites such as trip advisor to ensure other holidaymakers know what to expect when travelling to the same hotel.

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When should I make a claim for being sick on holiday?

We advise that you seek the advice of a holiday claims solicitor as soon as you can, as there is a 3-year time limit on making a claim. The date of knowledge is stated in the Limitation Act as the date when you found out:

  • That you had fallen ill
  • That the illness was due to the negligent treatment which is the subject of the compensation claim
  • The identity of the defendant

There are exceptions to the limitation period rules around claims involving children or fatalities.

Child claims

Legally, a person is not considered an adult until they are 18 years old and for this reason; children are unable to claim compensation until they reach this age. If a person under the age of 18 suffers sickness abroad, they will have 3 years from their 18th birthday to pursue a holiday sickness claim. As a parent or guardian, you can make a claim for compensation on their behalf before they turn 18 but the period of limitation does not begin until their 18th birthday.

Fatal medical accidents

In the unfortunate event that holiday sickness results in the death of your loved one or family member, the law exempts the case from the usual limitation period. In the event of a fatality as a result of holiday sickness, the date of limitation begins on the date of their death rather than the date they became ill.

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What are package holiday regulations?

If you book your holiday through a licenced tour operator as an all-inclusive package, you are protected by the Package Travel Regulations. These regulations were created to protect your rights on a package holiday. The regulations set out in this Directive holds UK licenced tour operators to a set of standards.

Within the regulations, a package is defined as a pre-arranged combination of at least two components at an all-inclusive price. If the contract is for more than a 24 hours stay or includes an overnight stay, it must include transport, accommodation and a tourist service that accounts for a significant proportion of the package e.g. inclusive food and drinks, for it to qualify as a package and be subject to the regulations.

So-called ‘DIY’ Packages booked online are still subject to these regulations. The regulations state, amongst other things, that:

  • The tour operator must make all information around accommodation legible and clear
  • A copy of the contract must be supplied to the consumer before departure.
  • The Organiser (Tour Operator) is liable for the ‘failures of hoteliers, suppliers and services within the contract.’
  • The Tour Operators rep must provide you with rapid support in the resort.
  • The customer must make a complaint as soon as possible should there be a failure in your holiday.
  • You must give the rep the chance to resolve your complaint in the resort.
  • Upon return, you must contact the tour operator within a 'reasonable' period, as set out in the brochure, usually within 28 days.

As per the regulations, it is the responsibility of your Tour Operator (travel agency) to ensure that the hotel, suppliers and services during your package holiday are of a reasonable standard to ensure the health and safety of their customers.

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Does travel insurance cover illness?

The FCO recommends that you take out travel insurance before going on holiday, which will cover you for a range of potential emergency costs that could crop up while you are on holiday. Insurance claims on your own travel insurance are not the same as holiday illness compensation claims. You can make a claim on your travel insurance to cover you for medical costs while you are abroad, for example, if you are required to pay for hospital care. A compensation claim, however, is a claim against the person responsible, for an award of damages. Although this claim will go through the defendant’s insurer and is not affected by your decision to have taken out travel insurance.

How long does a holiday sickness claim take to settle?

Each holiday sickness case is unique and we take pride in handling cases with thoroughness and care. Depending on the severity of your illness and the evidence available, it could take anywhere from 6 months to several years for settlement. Although we can’t give a set duration for a case, we will be able to give you a rough time frame based on our experience in dealing with these types of claim. This will only be an estimate and can change depending on the evidence we find as we progress your case.

How much holiday compensation will I get?

The amount of compensation that you will be awarded for a successful holiday sickness compensation claim depends on the severity of the illness and the effects it has had on your life. An experienced holiday sickness solicitor will try to get an understanding of how the illness has affected you and how it could affect you in future. If complications from getting sick on an all-inclusive holiday have followed you into your day to day life after you have returned home, causing loss of earnings through time off work, or any costs you have incurred as a result, these may be taken into consideration.

A fair compensation settlement will seek to redress the balance of any loss you have suffered through the fault of the tour operator; whether that is the reimbursed cost of a ruined holiday or to cover the expense of any on-going treatment.

A case of mild food poisoning on holiday, lasting several days, could see a claimant awarded a holiday sickness payout of between £700 and £3000 depending on the severity and situation. A moderate case, that required hospitalisation, could be awarded damages of up to £7000. If the illness were to have lasting effects, developing into a serious condition such as irritable bowel syndrome, the compensation payout could be up to as much as £40,000.

The best way to get an accurate idea of how much holiday illness compensation you may be entitled to is to get in touch for a free telephone consultation where we will be able to advise you, based on your situation.

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What should I do if I am feeling sick after travelling abroad?

Sometimes a holiday illness can take 72 hours to set in, particularly in cases such as food poisoning, which could see you feeling the effects of holiday sickness after you have returned home. You should arrange to visit your doctor who will be able to diagnose you and advise you on treatment options available. You should then document your symptoms and situation in writing while your holiday is still fresh in your mind, noting down any possible causes. You should then write to your tour operator within 28 days of your return home date with a written complaint.

Do you have a travel advisory or holiday sickness helpline?

While we do not have a dedicated travel advisory line or holiday sickness helpline, our team at Your Legal Friend can provide you with a free telephone consultation to discuss the details of your situation and determine whether or not you have a potential holiday sickness claim. These consultations can last anywhere up to an hour and will seek to find out if your tour operator is at fault for your holiday sickness.

What are the most common travel illnesses?

If you are on an all-inclusive package holiday, staying at a resort or hotel, common illnesses include food poisoning as a result of poor hygiene practices, water contamination due to sub-standard facilities, illnesses passed through improperly maintained pools and infections from bedbug bites. Food poisoning is one of the most common causes of holiday sickness as often food will be improperly reheated or old food recycled into dishes for a buffet. These common causes of holiday illness are largely avoidable if your hotelier or resort adheres to a reasonable standard of hygiene practices.

Can we make a group holiday illness claim?

It is common for large groups of people in one hotel or resort to all get sick at once, as often the all-inclusive buffet can be to blame for outbreaks of food poisoning. You can pursue compensation for illness on holiday as a group if you want to, as you will have all suffered the same illness abroad due to your shared holiday environment. This can strengthen a case as you will have a larger pool of evidence to submit and you will have the support of your fellow guests as you progress with your claim.

The best way to find out more about making a group claim is for a member of your group to contact us for a free telephone consultation, where we will be able to advise you further.

The short answer is ‘yes’, as long as you meet the holiday sickness claims criteria. These are criteria we apply to holiday sickness cases to ensure claims are genuine and that we can successfully pursue holiday sickness compensation from your tour operator on your behalf. When you contact us, we will ask you questions about your holiday package; where you ate, how long you were ill for and if you needed treatment for your illness, in order to make sure you meet our internally set criteria to make a claim.

If you wish to pursue compensation for holiday problems, you may choose to try and handle the case yourself or you can contact experienced holiday sickness claims solicitors. We will assess your situation and, if you have a reasonable case, we will handle the claims process on your behalf. An experienced holiday sickness solicitor will negotiate the largest compensation amount possible.

If you decide to use a law firm or solicitor, the process begins with a free telephone consultation. This can last for up to an hour, during which we will ask you key questions about your holiday. We will need to understand how you became ill on holiday and what kind of holiday sickness bug you caught. If we think you are entitled to holiday illness compensation, we may ask for your permission to seek your medical records. If we then have enough evidence to support your claims against the travel company, we will then contact you about proceeding with your claim.

At this point, we will ask you to sign a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis. If for whatever reason, your claim is not successful, you will have nothing to pay. For a successful claim, you will be charged 25% of the damages won, plus the cost of an ATE premium to insure you against any unexpected costs and challenges during the course of the claim. You will be made aware of any potential deductions before you sign a no win, no fee agreement.

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The decision whether to pursue a claim for holiday sickness is ultimately up to you. We can only tell you if you have a potentially successful case, not whether you should progress the claim. If a bout of sickness has ruined your holiday, the holiday compensation could allow you to make up for that time. If the illness has continued to affect your health, an award of compensation could help with any financial burden.

You may be concerned about the idea of pursuing a claim, with recent reports in the media suggesting that holiday sickness and diarrhoea claims are affecting holiday prices, as holidaymakers have been falsely making holiday compensation claims, with the costs then being passed on to the consumer. This coverage is focused on unscrupulous practices of a minority of companies that encourage false claims. Your Legal Friend is a Law Society Accredited firm and we take a dim view of fraudulent claims and have a thorough vetting process to ensure that we only take on genuine claims.

When you book a holiday, you place a great deal of trust and money with a travel provider. When on holiday, you rely on your tour operator to provide you with a safe and clean environment in which to relax. Getting sick on a holiday, due to poor standards within the hotel, is not your fault and you shouldn’t have to foot the bill for their carelessness.

Travel companies include travel insurance as part of package deals, so in most cases, you will have already paid your travel insurance with them and are entitled to claim if you have fallen ill on holiday. The insurance premiums pay for the associated expenses and reimbursements when package holiday sickness claims are successful.

Read less

There are certain criteria a case needs to meet in order for it to be a successful claim. Initially, we will ask you to provide the following details:

  • Did the incidence of sickness on holiday take place within the last 3 years?
  • How long were you sick for?
  • Did you complain of your sickness to the hotel?
  • Did you notice any sub-standard practices during your stay that may have caused you to get sick?
  • Did the illness require you to seek any medical treatment?

Usually, you would pursue a claim for holiday sickness and diarrhoea yourself but in some circumstances, you may contact us in regards to a friend or loved one. In extreme cases, they may still be experiencing illness from their holiday, which prohibits them from making a claim themselves. In very unfortunate circumstances your friend or loved one may have died as a result of their illness and you may be searching for answers on their behalf. However, in most cases, claims on behalf of other people are for when a child was sick on holiday as they are unable to make a claim themselves. If you became aware of the negligence of the holiday provider within the last 3 years, we can tell you what to do next.

Although your complaint may be against the practices of a particular hotel, if you do seek to make a holiday sickness claim, your tour operator is the one liable. We make the claim against the insurance of your travel agency, should your claim be successful.

You should report your illness to the hotel during your stay and document your complaint in some way. This may be difficult to do if you are sick when on holiday, but making your illness known will be beneficial should you seek compensation. You should also make a complaint about the hotel directly with your package holiday tour operator, either during your stay or within 28 days of returning home.

At present, there is no travel ombudsman or centralised body to deal with complaints against travel agencies. Your tour operator may be a member of ABTA, who are the UK’s largest travel organisation, so it’s recommended that you also register a complaint with them if so.

ABTA can advise you if you have a valid complaint and will offer potential solutions to your problem but won’t advise their members to offer package holiday compensation, nor do they advise on compensation amounts. They can take you through a process called arbitration, which is an independent and legally binding judgement, where you may be awarded a payment; this is limited to £1,500 per person.  It is also worth noting that through this process, you will be required to pay a fee to your arbitrator regardless of whether you win or lose your case.

You may find that pursuing your claim using an experienced holiday sickness solicitor firm is a much better option and increases the chances of claiming compensation you deserve. You may also decide to review the hotel on sites such as trip advisor to ensure other holidaymakers know what to expect when travelling to the same hotel.

Read less

We advise that you seek the advice of a holiday claims solicitor as soon as you can, as there is a 3-year time limit on making a claim. The date of knowledge is stated in the Limitation Act as the date when you found out:

  • That you had fallen ill
  • That the illness was due to the negligent treatment which is the subject of the compensation claim
  • The identity of the defendant

There are exceptions to the limitation period rules around claims involving children or fatalities.

Child claims

Legally, a person is not considered an adult until they are 18 years old and for this reason; children are unable to claim compensation until they reach this age. If a person under the age of 18 suffers sickness abroad, they will have 3 years from their 18th birthday to pursue a holiday sickness claim. As a parent or guardian, you can make a claim for compensation on their behalf before they turn 18 but the period of limitation does not begin until their 18th birthday.

Fatal medical accidents

In the unfortunate event that holiday sickness results in the death of your loved one or family member, the law exempts the case from the usual limitation period. In the event of a fatality as a result of holiday sickness, the date of limitation begins on the date of their death rather than the date they became ill.

Read less

If you book your holiday through a licenced tour operator as an all-inclusive package, you are protected by the Package Travel Regulations. These regulations were created to protect your rights on a package holiday. The regulations set out in this Directive holds UK licenced tour operators to a set of standards.

Within the regulations, a package is defined as a pre-arranged combination of at least two components at an all-inclusive price. If the contract is for more than a 24 hours stay or includes an overnight stay, it must include transport, accommodation and a tourist service that accounts for a significant proportion of the package e.g. inclusive food and drinks, for it to qualify as a package and be subject to the regulations.

So-called ‘DIY’ Packages booked online are still subject to these regulations. The regulations state, amongst other things, that:

  • The tour operator must make all information around accommodation legible and clear
  • A copy of the contract must be supplied to the consumer before departure.
  • The Organiser (Tour Operator) is liable for the ‘failures of hoteliers, suppliers and services within the contract.’
  • The Tour Operators rep must provide you with rapid support in the resort.
  • The customer must make a complaint as soon as possible should there be a failure in your holiday.
  • You must give the rep the chance to resolve your complaint in the resort.
  • Upon return, you must contact the tour operator within a 'reasonable' period, as set out in the brochure, usually within 28 days.

As per the regulations, it is the responsibility of your Tour Operator (travel agency) to ensure that the hotel, suppliers and services during your package holiday are of a reasonable standard to ensure the health and safety of their customers.

Read less

The FCO recommends that you take out travel insurance before going on holiday, which will cover you for a range of potential emergency costs that could crop up while you are on holiday. Insurance claims on your own travel insurance are not the same as holiday illness compensation claims. You can make a claim on your travel insurance to cover you for medical costs while you are abroad, for example, if you are required to pay for hospital care. A compensation claim, however, is a claim against the person responsible, for an award of damages. Although this claim will go through the defendant’s insurer and is not affected by your decision to have taken out travel insurance.

Each holiday sickness case is unique and we take pride in handling cases with thoroughness and care. Depending on the severity of your illness and the evidence available, it could take anywhere from 6 months to several years for settlement. Although we can’t give a set duration for a case, we will be able to give you a rough time frame based on our experience in dealing with these types of claim. This will only be an estimate and can change depending on the evidence we find as we progress your case.

The amount of compensation that you will be awarded for a successful holiday sickness compensation claim depends on the severity of the illness and the effects it has had on your life. An experienced holiday sickness solicitor will try to get an understanding of how the illness has affected you and how it could affect you in future. If complications from getting sick on an all-inclusive holiday have followed you into your day to day life after you have returned home, causing loss of earnings through time off work, or any costs you have incurred as a result, these may be taken into consideration.

A fair compensation settlement will seek to redress the balance of any loss you have suffered through the fault of the tour operator; whether that is the reimbursed cost of a ruined holiday or to cover the expense of any on-going treatment.

A case of mild food poisoning on holiday, lasting several days, could see a claimant awarded a holiday sickness payout of between £700 and £3000 depending on the severity and situation. A moderate case, that required hospitalisation, could be awarded damages of up to £7000. If the illness were to have lasting effects, developing into a serious condition such as irritable bowel syndrome, the compensation payout could be up to as much as £40,000.

The best way to get an accurate idea of how much holiday illness compensation you may be entitled to is to get in touch for a free telephone consultation where we will be able to advise you, based on your situation.

Read less

Sometimes a holiday illness can take 72 hours to set in, particularly in cases such as food poisoning, which could see you feeling the effects of holiday sickness after you have returned home. You should arrange to visit your doctor who will be able to diagnose you and advise you on treatment options available. You should then document your symptoms and situation in writing while your holiday is still fresh in your mind, noting down any possible causes. You should then write to your tour operator within 28 days of your return home date with a written complaint.

While we do not have a dedicated travel advisory line or holiday sickness helpline, our team at Your Legal Friend can provide you with a free telephone consultation to discuss the details of your situation and determine whether or not you have a potential holiday sickness claim. These consultations can last anywhere up to an hour and will seek to find out if your tour operator is at fault for your holiday sickness.

If you are on an all-inclusive package holiday, staying at a resort or hotel, common illnesses include food poisoning as a result of poor hygiene practices, water contamination due to sub-standard facilities, illnesses passed through improperly maintained pools and infections from bedbug bites. Food poisoning is one of the most common causes of holiday sickness as often food will be improperly reheated or old food recycled into dishes for a buffet. These common causes of holiday illness are largely avoidable if your hotelier or resort adheres to a reasonable standard of hygiene practices.

It is common for large groups of people in one hotel or resort to all get sick at once, as often the all-inclusive buffet can be to blame for outbreaks of food poisoning. You can pursue compensation for illness on holiday as a group if you want to, as you will have all suffered the same illness abroad due to your shared holiday environment. This can strengthen a case as you will have a larger pool of evidence to submit and you will have the support of your fellow guests as you progress with your claim.

The best way to find out more about making a group claim is for a member of your group to contact us for a free telephone consultation, where we will be able to advise you further.

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