Firm forced into payout to family of man who died having sex on business trip


A French company has had to make a large payout after a married businessman died of a heart attack while having sex with a stranger on a business trip The unnamed man, known only as Xavier X, was deemed to have been the “victim of a professional accident” while working for TSO, a railway construction company He met a local woman while working in a region of central France and took her back to his hotel for a sexual liaison The businessman was found dead in his hotel room in Meung-Sur-Loire later. French labour authorities ruled that “Xavier’s” death was an accident at work It means that his family are entitled to benefits from the state and TSO. They will receive a monthly payout of up to 80% of his salary until retirement age After that, TSO will have to contribute to his pension. The rail company claimed that they should not be responsible as the heart attack did not come about due to his job but their case was dismissed A previous court ruled in 2016 that sex is a “normal act of life like having a shower or eating a meal” and it was upheld by a court of appeal in 2016 French judges said that any employee on a work trip remains the responsibility of the employer whether while carrying out their job or not

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