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Hotel San Giorgio, 2017

Irwin Mitchell’s specialist International Personal Injury lawyers have been contacted by a holidaymaker who suffered gastrointestinal illness after staying at the Hotel San Giorgio in Greece during June and July 2017.

The holidaymaker told the team that sometimes the food had been served undercooked, including chicken and fish. They were also concerned to note that there were times when the food served inside the buffet restaurant did not seem to be adequately covered, and that new food was sometimes added on top of old food, rather than being replaced. The same food seemed to be reused at different servings, and both flies and cats were seen around the restaurant.

The holidaymaker was also concerned to notice that sometimes the restaurant cutlery and crockery was dirty and noticed other guests falling ill too.

Jennifer Mullins, a Solicitor and specialist in International Personal Injury cases at Irwin Mitchell, said: 'It is concerning to hear of the number of health and hygiene concerns raised by holidaymakers and further that the holidaymakers were aware of other guests who had fallen ill. 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 are all too aware of the potential long term conditions that can be associated with it, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

If you have also travelled to the Hotel San Giorgio, Greece and have subsequently suffered from symptoms of illness or sustained an injury, Irwin Mitchell, who specialise in dealing with cases of this nature, would like to hear from you.

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

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