Debbie Middleton, Holiday Village Algarve

Aberdeen family receives £6,900 compensation after holiday illness nightmare

HolidayIllnessClaims have helped a family from Aberdeen receive almost £7,000 in compensation after suffering gastric illness on holiday.

Mr and Mrs Middleton had travelled to the First Choice Holiday Village Algarve for their first family holiday. Unfortunately the holiday was ruined when their baby daughter was struck by an outbreak of sickness.

After returning home, the family sought legal advice from the team at HolidayIllnessClaims and were able to receive £6,900 in compensation from their tour operator First Choice.

If your holiday has been by sickness in Portugal, the specialist solicitors at HoildayIllnessClaims could help you. To talk to one of a member of our team today, call us on 0800 01 54321.

What happened at the Holiday Village Algarve?

Mr and Mrs Middleton had travelled to the First Choice hotel in May 2014 for their first family holiday with their 3 young children.

Yet just days into their stay, family members began to fall ill suffering symptoms of gastric illness. Both their baby daughter Emily and Mr Middleton spent days confined to their room due to illness.

This left Mrs Middleton spending the majority of the holiday attending to their care and looking after their two sons.

Mrs Middleton said of the holiday:

The first two days of our holiday were fine, the remaining five were a nightmare.

When we came back to the UK, I was taken ill and our baby girl was still extremely poorly.

The fact there were so many people ill within the hotel indicates that something went very wrong.

After returning home to the UK, Mrs Middleton took Emily to see their local GP after her condition failed to improve.

This led the family to register a complaint with their tour operator First Choice. However, after receiving little response they decided to contact the experts at HolidayIllnessClaims.

The holiday claim solicitors at HolidayIllnessClaims were able to help the family receive £6,900 in compensation form First Choice.

Comments from the expert solicitor who handled the case

The illness Mrs Middleton and her family suffered at the Holiday Village Algarve was extremely concerning.

During the summer months of 2014, we heard from large numbers of holidaymakers who had fallen ill at the Holiday Village Algarve.

Where there are failings in food and hygiene standards in all-inclusive package holiday hotels, outbreaks of illness can spread quickly and ruin holidays.

Myself and the entire team are delighted to have now helped Mrs Middleton and her family receive compensation for the illness they suffered.

Sue Robinson
Experienced solicitor at HolidayIllnessClaims

Have you suffered holiday illness at the Holiday Village Algarve?

If your holiday has been ruined by illness at the Holiday Village Algarve, we will help you to claim the maximum holiday illness compensation you may be entitled to.

As long as your holiday took place within the past 3 years and was booked as part of a package, you could be entitled to make a no win, no fee claim.

To find out how much your claim is worth, call our specialist solicitors on 0800 01 54321.

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