(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- A Chinese restaurant in Australia is being criticized for the actions of a waiter who reportedly handed a customer a bill as the man was being loaded into an ambulance after suffering a seizure while eating.
The Herald Sun reports paramedics rushed to the Shifu Dumpling Express in suburban Melbourne Tuesday, and were loading the man into the back of an ambulance, accompanied by his female companion, when the waiter walked up and handed them a bill.
The woman says she was shocked by the waiter’s behavior, and has vowed never to visit the restaurant again.
Manager Kevin Tian does not regret the incident, telling the newspaper, “My opinion is that they ate in our restaurant, they have to pay.”
The customer was hospitalized in stable condition. No word on whether the tab was paid.
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