Get compensation if you suffered from E coli abroad

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Get compensation if you suffered from E coli abroad

Over recent years the experts here at YourHolidayClaims have been contacted by numerous holidaymakers whose dream getaways have been halted by E.coli.

But what action do you take if you contract E.coli whilst on holiday?

In this article the YourHolidayClaims team talk through the steps which you should take if you think you have caught E coli whilst on holiday, and information on how our experts can legally assist you upon your return home.

For more advice on the claims process, or any other holiday illness queries call our travel law team today on 0330 100 2851.

Have you fallen victim to E.coli on holiday?

If you believe that you may have fallen victim to an E.coli infection whilst on holiday, there are certain factors that you need to look out for.

Firstly, the illness is contracted mainly by consuming food or drink which is contaminated with the bacteria, however the illness can also be passed from person to person.

The symptoms of E.coli normally begin to appear around 3 days after being infected, and they include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Blood in faeces
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach cramps
  • Fever

In some cases, these symptoms can be quite severe and can last for up to 14 days.

How to act if contract E.coli on your holiday

If you are ever on holiday and are convinced that you have contracted E coli, firstly it is crucial that you report your condition to your tour operator and hotel management.

This is because E coli is contagious, the hotel management and tour operator can work together to decrease the rate of the illness spreading between guests.

We also advise that you ask if there have been any other recently reported cases of E coli at the hotel.

Furthermore, although there is no particular treatment to cure E coli, most people infected with the illness will begin to feel better without receiving any medical treatment.

To combat the illness, it is vital that you drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. However, if you start to suffer from dehydration then you must seek medical attention immediately.

In addition to this, we also recommend that you converse with other guests in your resort to find out whether the E coli outbreak is more widespread than you may have initially thought.

If you to decide to make a claim for holiday illness compensation, by claiming with other holidaymakers your chances of bringing a successful claim will be significantly enhanced.

Successful claims for our clients

Your Holiday Claims has helped hundreds of holidaymakers claim the compensation they deserve. Discover how one holiday maker obtained £2,935 after suffering from E.coli in Tunisia.

You can browse more success stories online now.

Speak to our dedicated legal team today!

By speaking to one of our dedicated legal specialists, you can discover whether or not you are entitled to make a no win no fee claim for holiday illness compensation.

To get your risk-free claim started today, just call our knowledgeable and friendly legal team today on 0330 100 2851.

Or if youd rather arrange for us to contact you at a time more suited to your needs, you can provide our team with a few of your details and start your claim online.


Get in touch with one of our team

If you would like more information on how to make a claim for holiday illness, or would like some advice to determine if you could have a successful claim, speak to our team of professional experts who cover a wide range of legal matters, from loss of income due to holiday illness to serious injury claims. Contact us today on 0330 100 2851.

Book your call with one of our holiday claims experts
If you or any members of your family have fallen ill on holiday in the last 3 years, or been involved in an accident abroad, you may be entitled to compensation and we are here to help.

So start the process today by calling our holiday claims experts on 0330 100 2851, or simply complete the online contact form below to arrange a quick call-back. We look forward to helping you.
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Get compensation if you suffered from E coli abroad