Illness and Injury Claims Service
Whether it’s the golden beaches of the Algarve
or the dramatic rugged mountains of Madeira, Portugal
offers UK tourists some stunning holiday destinations.
But what if your Holiday turns out to be Nightmare?
Simpson Millar LLP’s specialist Holiday Lawyers are experienced in handling
compensation claims in Portugal for virtually every type of holiday
Examples of holiday accident claims that we have successfully pursued include:
- Injuries suffered as a result of slips and trips on defective or slippery flooring
in hotels in Portugal
- Injuries sustained whilst on transfer coaches
- Holiday claims arising from broken swimming pool tiles, and
- Claims for electrocution and poorly maintained equipment
food poisoning and sickness in Portugal resulting from inadequate hygiene
practices can also ruin holidays and leave holiday makers with expensive medical
British tour operators, such as, First Choice, Thomson Holidays, Thomas Cook
etc, are under a legal duty to ensure that their customers’ package
holiday accommodation is safe and hygienic, and that they are not
exposed to the risk of holiday illness, ie food poisoning.
Typical Causes of Holiday Illness and Sickness Claims in Portugal:
Bacteria is the most common cause of most holiday hotel sickness. Some common bacterial
Check our Hotel-Watch
feature to see if we are dealing with any hotels in Portugal that are currently
affected by illness outbreaks.
UK tourists on package holidays are protected by legislation in the form of the
Travel Regulations. Holiday Compensation Specialists are able to bring illness
or accident claims against UK tour operators under these regulations.
We are committed to maximising compensation for our clients and
expediting the process for holiday accident and illness claims.
Freephone: 0808 145 1353 or send us an email using our enquiry form