A Quebec male dealing with 4 years in a Cuban prison following a boating mishap that eliminated a fellow Canadian traveler in 2015 is taking legal action against Sunwing.
Lawyersrepresenting Toufik Benhamiche of Mascouche submitted the application in Quebec recently looking for damages versus the travel business.
Benhamichewas driving a little boat as part of a traveler adventure in July 2017 in Cayo Coco when it diverted out of control and fatally struck a lady from Ontario.
Theclaim declares Benhamiche was provided little direction on ways to run the craft and wasn’t informed on precaution or legal commitments.
Inan emailed declaration, Sunwing states it does not see the benefit in the legal action it is dealing with and notes it does not own, handle or run regional adventures in Cuba.
Benhamiche, 47, and his better half are looking for a bit more than $340,000in damages.
Heinformed Montreal La Presse his life has actually been turned upside down which his objective is to restore his credibility.
A Cuban court discovered Benhamiche guilty of criminal neglect triggering the death of the lady from Ontario and sentenced him to 4 years in jail.
Benhamicheis not imprisoned and has actually appealed the conviction.
Canadian traveler dealing with prison time in Cuba taking legal action against Sunwing by: Farah Grimm published: