Her bile and stomach had to be surgically removed due to the poisoning. The woman was 24 weeks pregnant at that time. Her child had nothing to do with the incident that happened in 2013. The woman is permanently disabled.
A court ruled in 2015 that Coca Cola is liable for the incident with the bottle, a higher court confirmed that judgment. Now it is up to the judge in Hasselt to determine how high the compensation should be. “The process is finally coming to an end. For my client, it has been a lengthy legal battle against a multinational, “said the woman’s lawyer.
The court rules on 19 March.
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