Illness and Accident Compensation Service
Whether it’s India’s mainland tourist destination or the Indian Ocean’s breathtaking
island holiday resorts eg Goa, Sri Lanka or the Maldives, travellers’ flying east
will find beautiful beaches, culture, and the spicy traditional fish curry.
Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors are often called for advice when such holidays
in Goa, Sri Lanka or the Maldives go wrong due to an unfortunate
accident abroad or a
As specialists in holiday compensation we routinely deal with holiday
food poisoning cases in Goa, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, caused by –
Salmonella – or
Campylobacter infection and
foreign accident claims. If you have been injured on holiday
or experienced a debilitating sickness which was not your fault, you could be entitled
to claim compensation from your tour operator.
We can help
We can make a claim on your behalf if your holiday in
Goa, Sri Lanka or the Maldives was spoilt through the neglect of your tour operator
or its hotel supplier as you may be protected by powerful consumer regulations if you booked a package deal.
In line with the duties created by the 1992 Package Travel Regulations,
tour operators are responsible for the negligent acts and omissions of their hoteliers.
Check out our guide to
holiday compensation for further details.
Were you ill on holiday?
Be cautious in believing your Holiday Representative's unqualified diagnosis that your illness
was due to – over indulgence - an airborne virus – spicy food – or a change in climate,
and insist that you have your illness checked immediately by an independent doctor
to avoid long term medical problems.
Holiday makers continue to return from these destinations having parasites, bacteria,
and other germs identified following laboratory tests on blood or stool samples.
Check out our "Hotel-Watch"
feature so you know which hotels in Goa, Sri Lanka or the Maldives currently
have illness outbreaks.
Were you injured abroad?
Examples of just some of the many different kinds of accidents that can occur whilst on holiday:
- Cutting feet on sharp broken swimming pool tiles
- RTA and speed boat transfer accidents
- Slips and trips on wet steps
- Aircraft accident
Whether you suffered from an accident or illness during your long haul holiday to
Goa, Sri Lanka or the Maldives, call our Holiday Claims Team on
Freephone: 0808 145 1353 or if you prefer please submit an
online enquiry and we will get in touch with you.