WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
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Legal 500 (2016)
Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino, Dominican Republic
Irwin Mitchell is investigating the Royalton Punta Cana Resort after reports that holidaymakers fell ill with gastric symptoms.
A party of 12 stayed at the hotel, only for their holiday to be ruined when two of the group suffered with severe abdominal pain and diarrhoea.
Despite some positive reviews on Trip Advisor, previous guests have raised their concerns in relation to the food hygiene practice at the hotel. A guest reportedly found hair in their food and on another occasion, the beef was said to have smelled strange. Reports on Trip Advisor also indicate that the food was exceptionally poor and several guests claim to have suffered with gastric symptoms. One review specifies that a guest suffered with bloody diarrhoea which could indicate a bacterial illness such as E-coli.
Specialist international personal injury lawyer, Amandeep Dhillon, said: “We are currently investigating this case and the possible cause of the alleged illness. We would urge anyone who has suffered in a similar way to contact us.
“Irwin Mitchell specialises in helping victims of illness outbreaks in the UK and abroad to gain justice. The team have successfully represented victims who have fallen ill in such outbreaks and have recovered compensation for tens of thousands of illness victims in the UK and abroad.”
If you have travelled to the Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino and subsequently suffered from symptoms of illness or sustained an injury, Irwin Mitchell, who specialise in dealing with cases of such nature, would like to hear from you.
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