Do you need to contact Powys accident claim solicitors after being unwell on holiday?
When people go on holiday, they normally hope to have a relaxing, enjoyable or adventurous time. If you’re travelling to a new area of the United Kingdom or a new country, you may be hoping to visit some of the local attractions and experience the local culture whilst you’re at your destination.
In order to fully relax whilst on holiday, many people decide to book an all-inclusive trip for their family. In addition to cutting down the cost of the trip, this can help to alleviate any worries about where you might go to eat or whether you will be able to find local restaurants which serve food you like.
In most cases, these types of trips are very popular and many people return to the same place each year, simply because they’ve enjoyed their trip so much. However, if things do go wrong whilst you’re away, you may want to take action against those responsible.
Unfortunately, there have been a number of reports of people becoming unwell or ill whilst they have been on holiday and many of these illnesses have been linked to food poisoning. If the food you’re offered isn’t well prepared or well stored, there is a chance that you could become seriously ill and you may require medical treatment.
At some hotels, for example, buffet food is available all day. Rather than keeping the food freshly, food can be left out on tables all day which can obviously result in the food becoming dangerous to eat. Practices such as these do contravene hygiene rules and action must be taken to prevent such conduct from occurring.
Unfortunately, it may not just be one person who falls ill. If your family eat the same foods, it’s likely that you will all become ill if you eat food which is unsafe. In some cases, poorly prepared food has caused numerous residents to become ill at once and some have even needed to be treated in hospital because they’ve become so unwell.
If you’ve been ill whilst you were on holiday and you believe that you suffered from some form of food poisoning or infection, you may be able to obtain compensation with help from Powys accident claim solicitors. If more than one person was affected, there is a chance that each of you could make a compensation claim with Powys accident claim solicitors and you could all be awarded compensation.
If you’ve recently returned home and you’re keen to make a claim with Powys accident claim solicitors straightaway, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline to find out how we can help? Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help you to access further information and to help you to start your compensation claim.
Date Published: 28th October 2014