Asked by bmill
on 29-08-2018 18:20:23
Question posted in the Consumer Protection Law
category relating to Mpumalanga
Question value: R 0.00
I would really appreciate some legal advice on this matter.
I went to McDonald's last Friday where an employee man handled me and swung a broom at me for walking past where she was cleaning- I had not zese tye sign and it was an honest mistake. I sent an email to their head office to tell them about the matter but all I received was a call telling me that they have viewed the footage for that day and they are sorry about what happened, I must continue shopping with them. The lady did more than just manhandle me, sge insulted me in front of the people who were at the shop at the time.
I would like to to sue McDonald's, but wonder if i have the legal grounds to do so, how do I go about it and the financial implications involved. I don't have a lot of money but I wonder if it is possible for a person of low imcoin like myself can legally stand up to such treatment. Please assist
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