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Atlantica Holiday Village Rhodes, 2016

Irwin Mitchell’s specialist International Personal Injury lawyers have been contacted by holidaymakers who suffered gastrointestinal illness following their stay at the Atlantica Holiday Village Hotel Rhodes, Greece, in September 2016.

The holidaymakers advised that hot food at the hotel was sometimes served lukewarm and that cold food was not always appropriately chilled.

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, we know first-hand the potential long term conditions that can be associated with it, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Dr Linzi Thomas, an expert in Gastroenterology, has commented that “Many patients develop IBS for the first time following a bout of food poisoning or gastroenteritis. Of patients who initially suffer with post infective IBS, 50% will have on-going symptoms at one year, however 2 and 3 years later 34.3% and 34.8% respectively will have on-going symptoms showing that the figures plateau, indicating that the prospect of recovery unfortunately becomes less likely.”

If you have also travelled to the Atlantica Holiday Village Hotel Rhodes, Greece and have sustained an injury or subsequently fallen ill, Irwin Mitchell, who specialise in dealing with cases of this nature, would like to hear from you.

For more advice on making a holiday claim, please contact Irwin Mitchell on 0800 056 0066 or complete our enquiry form and we will be happy to call you back.



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