Pages On: Food Poisoning
We often take for granted that restaurants provide food that is safe for us to eat. However, with only slightly dipping food hygiene standards can a case of food poisoning occur. Food poising is almost entirely preventable, and so if a restaurant or take away has failed in this duty of care to you, they may be liable. Whilst it is difficult to prove liability for food poising, if the provider has seriously damaged your digestive organs, you may stand a real chance of claiming compensation.
Posted: 22 September 2014
Posted in: Accidents and Sickness Abroad, Food Poisoning, Restaurant Accidents
A man who contracted E.coli whilst on holiday in Tunisia has received £3,000 in compensation from tour operator Thomas Cook. Mr Pallant was admitted to hospital for several days after his trip to the Vincci Taj Sultan resort in Tunisia in June 2013. He had booked the break through Thomas Cook. Consuming food that is undercooked or that has been washed in contaminated water can cause the e.coli infection. Mr Pallant said in a statement that hygiene standards were not adhered to in the resort restaurants – with birds flying around…Read More