£1,800 compensation success for Burnley man bitten by parasites in Spain

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£1,800 compensation success for Burnley man bitten by parasites in Spain

The travel law experts at YourHolidayClaims have helped a Lancashire holidaymaker receive compensation after his family holiday was ruined by a skin infestation that led to months of misery.

Hotel name: Saturno Hotel, Club Mac Alcudia

Date of travel: October 2015
Nature of illness: Unknown parasite

Compensation awarded: £1,800

What happened at Club Mac Alcudia?

Adam Durkin (49) along with his wife and daughter, travelled to the popular Club Mac Alcudia complex hoping to enjoy the Spanish sun.

Unfortunately, after becoming exposed to an unknown parasite, sun was the last thing on Adams holiday itinerary.

Speaking to the experienced solicitors at YHC, Adam describes how when he went to switch the air conditioning unit on for the first time on day 6 of their holiday material and dust was blown out from the unit, covering him.

The following day, Adam awoke to find that raised pink lumps were present on his head, shoulders and both his upper and lower limbs. The lumps were not only unsightly but incredibly itchy and led to him see the resort doctor no less than 3 times.

Despite being prescribed antibiotics, injections and cream, the holidaymakers symptoms continued on his return home where he sought yet further medical treatment from his own GP.

Astonishingly, only after 7 months did Adams symptoms begin to ease, however he is still left with slight scarring on his hands as a result of his ordeal.

He details that he also lost a stone in weight, likely as a result of the medication he was placed on to treat his symptoms.

How the dedicated lawyers at YHC won this case

Anne Thomson, head of travel law at YourHolidayClaims, represented Adams claim for sickness at Club Mac Alcudia on a no win no fee basis.

With Anne on his side, the stricken Burnley holidaymaker was successfully awarded £1,800 in a settlement with TUI.

Commenting on the case, Anne said: “I am delighted with this result; it was my pleasure to help Mr Durkin after his unpleasant experiences at Club Mac Alcudia.

“At YourHolidayClaims, we continue to represent tens of holidaymakers who have suffered from illness during their stay at Club Mac Alcudia. I would encourage anyone who has been unfortunate enough to fall foul of hygiene standards on a package holiday within the last three years to get in touch with either myself or any one of our claims experts by calling 0330 100 2851.”

Want to discuss your case with the experts at YHC?

To find out if you too are entitled to thousands in compensation, call the dedicated YHC travel law team on 0330 100 2851.

Or, if you havent got time to talk right now, you can request a call back by filling in our online contact form.

With over 50 years experience in settling holiday sickness claims and an unrivalled success rate, you can rest assured that your case is in the safest of hands with YHC.

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Trevor and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and your team who helped us in our successful claim. It is such a relief to be able to now put this behind us. Many thanks for all your hard work and for all you have done for us.
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