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Butlins being investigated over illness outbreak for the fourth year in a row
7:21am Wednesday 25th June 2014 in News
FOR a fourth consecutive year specialists are moving in to investigate an illness outbreak at a family resort.
Butlins’ in Bognor Regis faced investigations over outbreaks in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and once again specialists will be looking into guests who have suffered symptoms of gastric illness at the resort in May and June this year.
The latest cases make the fourth consecutive year law firm Irwin Mitchel has been asked for help regarding Butlins in Bognor Regis
As well as the 219 people it represents from 2011, the team is also working to secure justice for 14 people affected by problems in 2012 and another 23 who fell ill during stays in 2013.
Amandeep Dhillon, a Partner and expert in illness claims at Irwin Mitchell, said: “Having heard first-hand accounts regarding the problems that our clients have faced at Butlins in Bognor Regis in recent years, we are deeply concerned to hear reports of fresh problems at the resort.
"We will now be commencing our own investigations into the concerns which have been outlined to us, with a view to gaining a better understanding of what holidaymakers have faced.”
“The impact that holiday illness can have on victims cannot be underestimated and we see numerous examples in our work where people have developed serious, long-term health issues as a result of suffering such problems.
“Due to the seriousness of these issues, we are determined to work quickly and thoroughly to understand these problems and would urge anyone else affected to please get in touch to help us with our enquiries.”