Kalithea Horizon Royal - Salmonella Food Poisoning in Rhodes Hotel Confirmed by Holiday-Makers

Simpson Millar’s Holiday Compensation Claims Solicitors are currently receiving enquiries from holiday-makers who suffered illness at the Kalithea Horizon Royal Hotel in Rhodes, Greece.
By: Simon Lomax, Holiday Illness Claims Manager
 
 
Aug. 16, 2010 - PRLog -- If your holiday in Rhodes was spoilt by a spate of illness contact our illness claims specialists to see if you can make a claim. If we take on your claim for holiday compensation you will receive a £250 bonus within 7 days of your Kalithea Horizon Royal Hotel, Kalithea, Rhodes, illness claim being accepted.

We intend to make holiday compensation claims against Thomson Holidays for holiday-makers who have been struck down with salmonella food poisoning during their stay at Hotel Kalithea Horizon Royal.

Initial reports suggest that over 420 holiday-makers have suffered from violent stomach cramps – watery green diarrhoea – headaches – fever and nausea.

Simon Lomax, Simpson Millar’s Holiday Illness Claims Manager states:

"I am now able to report on the results of medical tests received by  holiday-makers who have returned home ill from the Kalithea Horizon Royal in Rhodes. Contrary to the suggestions made by Thomson’s Representatives in the resort this illness does not appear to have been an ‘airborne virus’ - Salmonella food poisoning has been identified in medical tests of a number of holiday-makers who have recently contacted us!"

"Holiday-makers have also reported that antibiotics were made available in the hotel’s reception so that guests could self medicate. This is most peculiar because antibiotics are ineffective against viral infections (eg 'airborne viruses')!"

"Reports suggest children have been hospitalised during the outbreak with ambulances turning up to reception."

Simon continues to say:

"Holiday-makers should be aware that Salmonella is often caused by contaminated food or poor standards of hygiene. The infection can lead to secondary conditions such as Irritable Bowl Syndrome or Reactive Arthritis if left untreated."

"Salmonella food poisoning is not the consequence of airborne viruses – change in climate or temperature – dehydration - over indulgence on food or alcohol and any advice to the contrary would be extremely irresponsible."

"Those holiday-makers dining in the Athena Restaurant should note that salmonella bacteria can be transmitted by flies which have laid eggs and fed on excrement."

"Those holiday-makers returning home ill from the Kalithea Horizon Royal should seek urgent medical attention from their GP and insist on stool samples being taken."

"It is our intention to recover compensation for those holiday-makers who suffered salmonella food poisoning or any other illness caused by poor hygiene and unsanitary conditions at the Hotel Kalithea Horizon Beach in Rhodes – UK holiday-makers should not be subjected to salmonellosis whilst on package holidays."

If you have been affected by gastric illness at the Hotel Kalithea Horizon Royal get in touch with our holiday illness claims experts on:

Freephone:0808 129 3347 or visit our website at http://www.simpsonmillar.co.uk/services/holidayclaims/hol....

Simpson Millar’s Holiday Claims team are currently pursing claims for illness at the Red Sea Holiday Village in Coral Bay Egypt; Pegasos World in Side Turkey; and the Kalithea Horizon Royal in Rhodes Greece.

Useful Information:

Kalithea Horizon Royal Hotel - Illness Reported http://www.simpsonmillar.co.uk/news/news.aspx?newsid=975

Greece Holiday Illness Claims - http://www.simpsonmillar.co.uk/services/holidayclaims/gre...

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Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors have 8 offices throughout England and Wales and have the strength and depth of expertise (over 150 years) to assist consumers with their illness abroad compensation claims.

The firm is accredited with Investors in People and Lexcel Quality Standards.
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