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Gastric Illness at the Orquidea Bahia Feliz – Sickness and Diarrhoea Bug returns to Hotel

Have you received a telephone call from Thomson Holidays about the illness bug at the Orquidea Hotel in Gran Canaria? Have they made a derisory compensation offer for your illness?

If so, you can speak to one of our expert holiday illness lawyers today for free advice about whether you should accept the offer.

We are a firm of UK based solicitors that help people claim compensation for illness suffered in Gran Canaria on a no-win-no-fee funding basis.

We are now acting for a family that suffered from the diarrhoea and vomiting bug at the Orquidea hotel in June 2012 in a compensation claim against Thomson.

If you have been offered between £200.00 and £400.00 in compensation for the holiday bug at the Gran Canaria hotel, be aware that you may be entitled to SUBSTANTIALLY more.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim for Illness at the Orquidea?

The Simpson Millar travel lawyers have recently agreed compensation amounts in excess of £2000.00 for two people that suffered from Cryptosporidium at the Orquidea Hotel. Cryptosporidium is usually contracted due to infected swimming pool water.

Other holiday infections that you can claim compensation for include dysentery, gastroenteritis, salmonella and E. coli.

A partial refund of the holiday cost is just the starting point of a holiday illness claim.

If liable, in addition to refunding the part of your holiday that was ruined by illness, the tour operator must compensate you for the loss of enjoyment and pain and suffering as well. They must also refund your out of pocket expenses.

Our expert travel lawyers can advise you about all of this.

Same Old Hotel – Same Old Illness Problems

It seems that Thomson has not learned their lessons about this hotel. The swimming pool shower is still positioned too close to the swimming pools allowing dirty water to infect the pool.

If you have received a telephone call from the tour operator about your illness or you think you might be entitled to claim compensation, please contact us today for a free consultation. We can advise whether the amount offered for the food poisoning type illness is fair.

Your Tour Operator is Responsible for your Safety

The family that we represent were advised by the Thomson rep that the bug was virus (possibly Norovirus) that is usually spread from person to person. If this was the case, you have to ask the question, did Thomson know there was a problem before you were sent to the hotel.

One of the client’s was advised by the doctor that she suffered from gastroenteritis at the Orquidea Bahia Feliz.

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If Thomson were aware of the illness problem at the Orquidea, you should have been advised in advance of your arrival there or they should have stopped using it until they sorted the problem out.

It is also apparent that the doctors are treating the bug with an anti-biotic which could indicate that the illness was bacterial in origin.

Contact us now for free Compensation Advice

Please call us today for a free consultation in which we will advise you about how much your claim is worth. Alternatively send us an email and we will contact you at a time that is convenient for you.

Dated: 28/06/2012

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