Poor holiday hotel accommodation standards can cause holiday illness. Simpson Millar’s Holiday Law specialists are regularly contacted by guests that have become ill during or shortly after returning from holiday and are looking to claim compensation
You may have experienced or have witnessed poor hotel practices at your hotel in Jamaica. These practices include the serving of undercooked or cold food, the handling food without the use of gloves or hand sanitisation, the handling of raw meats and cooked foods with the same utensils, the presence of birds and insects in dining and kitchen areas and the provision of dirty dining areas and cutlery.
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A lack of hygiene can lead to serious illness. Symptoms such as diarrhoea, sickness and stomach cramps can be indicative of poor hygiene standards and infections such as Salmonella, E. coli or Campylobacter can thrive and spread in hotels were reasonable food safety practices are not followed.
The 1992 Package Travel Regulations offers protection to consumers that book package holidays allowing compensation to be claimed from tour operators that provide accommodation which fails to meet reasonable hygiene standards and which subsequently cause illness.
If you want to make a claim or are unsure if you are able to make a claim then contact us without delay for ree and friendly advice.
Now a popular holiday resort, Runaway bay is located on the North Coast of Jamaica. The resort boasts an unspoilt beach of white sand and turquoise water which stretches for around 3km.
We monitor the following hotels for indications of food poisoning illnesses. We also checks hotels for illness outbreaks that may be caused by contaminated swimming pool or drinking water. Illnesses such as E coli, Campylobacter, Salmonella, Cryptosporidium and Guardia are examples of illnesses that we look for.
E. coli Fact: There are many different strains of E. coli and it is normal for E. coli to be present in humans. Some strains however, such as E. coli O157, can be introduced as a result of food poisoning and can cause severe symptoms of illness.
Simpson Millar’s travel and holiday lawyers deal exclusively with claims that involve overseas illness or injury and are therefore dedicated and experienced in this unique area of law. This means that they are well placed to provide expert advice about your holiday illness claim and to recover the compensation that you are entitled to.
If you are concerned that your illness was caused by poor hotel standards, contact us now for free advice and to see whether you can make a “no win no fee” claim.
Our expert lawyers can be contacted by telephone on 0808 145 1353 or via the web enquiry feature on our website.