Food Poisoning Claim

Food Poisoning Claim

Some cases of food poisoning can be dangerous and cause serious pain and suffering. If this is as a result of food from an establishment, or even on holiday, we help you claim compensation for food poisoning. If you get food poisoning you can claim compensation for pain and suffering, for lost pay, expenses and for rehabilitation costs.

Our Personal Injury Solicitors deal with food poisoning claims on a No Win No Fee basis. We can help you with expert legal advice and we can tell you if your claim is likely to succeed.

For a free consultation call Claims Direct on freephone 0800 884 0321 or start your claim online.

Claims Direct have helped thousands of people who suffered food poisoning to get compensation. We are one of the largest personal injury claims advisors in the UK. We have Personal Injury Solicitors that specialise in food poisoning compensation claims, and can assist by providing advice anywhere in England, Scotland & Wales.

How to Claim Compensation

To start a food poisoning compensation claim you will need to provide us with the details of what happened. This should include where and when the food was eaten and what happened to you. Then a Personal Injury Lawyer who specialises in food poisoning cases can review your compensation claim on a No Win No Fee basis. Once an expert Lawyer has reviewed the details, we will assess your chances of success and proceed on that basis.

Food poisoning happens when food or drink is contaminated with bacteria, parasites, viruses or sometimes even chemicals or pesticides. It’s often hard to tell if food and drink are contaminated because the look, taste and smell may not be affected. If you have got food poisoning from a restaurant you can sue that restaurant. Call Claims Direct for a free consultation on freephone 0800 884 0321 or start your claim online.

If you have suffered from food poisoning or have become ill from drinking contaminated water in the UK, consumer protection laws make it easier to claim compensation. The law requires food retailers to sell products which are free from harmful bacteria that can cause food poisoning.

If you’ve been on holiday and suffered from contaminated water or food poisoning, you can claim compensation regardless of how you booked the holiday. Travel regulations are in place to protect people who suffer from food poisoning on holiday abroad and at home, irrespective of whether you booked your vacation as a package holiday or booked each element separately.

Food Poisoning Causes & Symptoms

Food poisoning can be caused by poor hygiene and by not cooking or storing food properly.

Common causes of food poisoning include:

  1. Campylobacter
  2. Clostridia
  3. E.Coli
  4. Listeria
  5. Salmonella
  6. Shigella

The most common food poisoning symptoms are:

  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Vomiting
  3. Fever
  4. Stomach cramps
  5. Nausea
  6. Fatigue

In most food poisoning cases the health problems only last for a few days. However, some cases are more serious and long-lasting, particularly when the victim is older or very young.

Not sure if you can claim compensation? Call us and we’ll be happy to help you. For a free consultation call Claims Direct on freephone 0800 884 0321 or tell us when to call you.

Phone lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Claims Direct is one of the largest personal injury claims companies in the UK, with specialist Personal Injury Lawyers in England, Scotland and Wales.

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