Holiday Illness Compensation Claims

If you have suffered from an illness, such as food poisoning, ear infection or norovirus, while on holiday and it was caused by the negligence of another party, you are entitled to claim compensation.

YouClaim are specialist in compensation claims for illnesses contracted whilst on holiday. To make a claim, contact us on 0800 10 757 95, fill in our online form or chat to us directly via our e-chat facility. 

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About holiday illnesses

Unfortunately, instances of illness while on holiday are not uncommon and can often ruin trips, both in England and abroad. Holidaymakers are often exposed to a range of conditions and illnesses including:

Common causes of illness

There are a number of ways in which a person can fall ill while on holiday. The most common causes of illness can include:

  • Undercooked or raw meat
  • Food being prepared in unsanitary conditions
  • Food that has been reheated or left standing for far too long
  • Food poisoning from out of date food
  • Flies and insects contaminating food
  • Birds and other animals contaminating food service areas
  • Salads and fruit washed in tap water
  • Use of ice that has not been prepared using filtered water

Who is responsible?

If you are taken ill during a holiday organised by a tour operator, they can be held responsible for your illness. For example, if you are served food that is unfit for human consumption and become ill as a consequence, it is your tour operator who is responsible. 

How YouClaim can help

Our experienced advisors will put you in touch with the solicitor best suited to your case who will talk you through each stage of the process with the aim of getting you the compensation you deserve.

Get started today

If you have contracted an illness while on holiday, contact YouClaim today to make a holiday illness claim. To speak to one of our expert lawyers, simply call us on 0800 10 757 95. Alternatively use our e-chat service or our online enquiry form.