Need one of the best lawyers in Derby to make a claim for a holiday related illness?
Unfortunately, there have been increased reports of people becoming ill or unwell whilst on holiday. As many holiday resorts have large hotels and cater for numerous people, if one person becomes unwell, it can often spread fairly quickly and a significant number of people can be affected.
If a virus spreads from one person to another, there is often little that can be done to stop it, other than quarantine those affected. Although it can often be difficult to identify the cause of the outbreak, if the hotel or the holiday company are shown to be responsible in any way, then the experience of some of the best lawyers in Derby could help you to claim compensation from them.
Another cause of illness at holiday resorts is food poisoning or bacterial infection. As many guests will eat in the hotel, if something isn’t prepared properly, it can cause numerous people to become ill at the same time. As this type of illness is particularly traumatic, you may find that your holiday is ruined and that you just want to return home as soon as possible.
Once the cause of the illness is identified, you will be able to find out if a solicitor is able to help you to make a claim. In most cases, if the illness, or injury, was caused by someone or something else, you will be eligible to receive compensation.
Of course, it may be difficult for you to begin your claim whilst you’re still away on holiday and you may simply feel too ill to make to contact a Derby law firm straightaway. If you’re unable to start your claim or contact a lawyer immediately, there’s no need to worry. In most cases, people are able to claim compensation for you up to three years after the injury or illness occurred so you should have plenty of time to contact a law firm once you’ve returned home.
If this is the first time you’ve made a compensation claim before, or if you’ve got questions about the claims process and what it entails, then why not contact one of the best lawyers in Derby, Accident Advice Helpline. Unlike some other personal injury law firms, we don’t charge expensive fees merely to provide advice. Instead, we always offer free no obligation advice so that potential claimants can find out whatever they need to know without getting stuck with expensive legal bills.
If you’d like to benefit from our free no obligation advice, why not contact us today? Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile to find out more.
Our personal injury team are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so you can contact us at any time and we’ll always be happy to answer any questions you have or to help you to get your claim started.
Date Published: 8th September 2014