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Hotel Playa Pesquero, 2016
We're concerned to learn of recent reports of guests falling ill with gastric symptoms during holidays taken at the Hotel Playa Pesquero in Cuba in March and April 2016.
Despite positive reviews, Irwin Mitchell have learnt of reports regarding holidaymakers who fell ill during a stay at the hotel. Guests claim that some of the food such as milk and yoghurt was “very warm” and that on occasions there were “flies around the buffet”. Other tourists report falling ill with gastric symptoms, with one individual subsequently diagnosed with Salmonella.
Gastric symptoms can range from mild diarrhoea to abdominal cramps and blood in stools. Having significant experience in assisting those unfortunate enough to contract gastric illness Irwin Mitchell know first-hand the potential long term effects that can be associated with such illness, with sometimes permanent long term complications arising such as Post infective Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Salmonella infection, is a bacterial disease of the intestinal tract. Salmonella is a group of bacteria that cause typhoid fever, food poisoning, gastroenteritis, enteric fever and other illnesses. Holidaymakers become infected mostly through contaminated water or foods, especially meat, poultry and eggs.
If you also travelled to the Hotel Playa Pesquero in Cuba and have subsequently suffered from symptoms of illness, we'd like to hear from you. We specialise in dealing with cases of this nature and can advise you on claiming compensation.
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