Accident and Illness Compensation Advice
A captivating blend of cultures, these tranquil islands are crammed full of character
and are blessed with endless snow-white sands. The Cape Verde Islands
are located off the coast of West Africa and claim to be Africa’s own Caribbean
However, these idyllic islands may not seem like paradise to everyone, especially if you have suffered a holiday nightmare.
Holiday compensations claims are pursued against UK tour by many
holiday makers every holiday season. The types of claims vary, ranging from
trips, slips and falls to major outbreaks of
sickness caused by bugs, such as salmonella, e-coli,
Your Legal Rights
Fortunately, there are laws in the UK to protect those who have suffered from a
holiday accident or illness, and you may be able to claim compensation. We are noticing
a rise in the number of holiday compensation claims from British holiday makers
returning from the Cape Verde islands.
- Have you experienced a debilitating bout of sickness?
- Suffered from
food poisoning caused by poor standards of hygiene?
- Slipped, tripped or fallen – injured in an
accident which was not your fault?
- Our Holiday Accident and Illness Claim lawyers will advise you and respond to your
questions in plain English and accept cases on a "no win no fee"
The types of hotel illness and food poisoning claims that are often reported to
us frequently involve one or more of the following bacteria:
to find out which hotels have had illness outbreaks.
Accident and Injuries Abroad
Examples of different kinds of
accidents that can occur whilst on holiday:
(This list is non-exhaustive)
- Slipping down steps or on stairs that have been wet mopped
- Slips on spillages in cafes, restaurants and other eating establishments
- Lacerations caused by defective swimming pool tiles
- Electrocutions from faulty equipment
- Coach crashes – drivers falling asleep at the wheel
Steps of aircraft causes couple to have an accident
Mr & Mrs H, an elderly couple, fell down
the steps of the aircraft upon arrival at Cape Verde airport sustaining serious
injuries. We are currently seeking compensation from the airline as they had failed
to provide the promised assistance for disembarkation and had abandoned the couple
at the top of the steps to obtain a speedy turnaround.
Cape Verde Hotel Swimming Pool causes Illness
Mr M became ill during his holiday
at an all-inclusive hotel in the Cape Verde islands. He experienced debilitating
gastric systems including stomach cramps and diarrhoea. Mr M had been diagnosed
with Cryptosporidium which is a waterborne infection often linked to contaminated
swimming pools - our lawyers are currently seeking substantial compensation from
his tour operator.
Cape Verde Holiday Resorts
If you have been ill
abroad and it was not your fault our
Holiday Compensation Team can help you. We have set out underneath popular
holiday resorts located in the Cape Verde Islands:
- Boa Vista
- Santa Maria
Whether it be an accident or illness during you
holiday in the Cape Verde Islands call our Holiday Claims
Team on Freephone: 0808 145 1353 or if you prefer you can submit an
online enquiry and we will get in touch with you.