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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    The aftermath: Dealing with food poisoning


    When you travel abroad, especially to countries further afield, one of the potential travel accidents you may have is food poisoning.

    Why is food poisoning more likely to occur overseas?

    The food we experience abroad is often very different from our regular diet. It could be spicier, richer or simply a different ratio of meat and vegetables. Travel accidents such as food poisoning can occur even if the food is cooked correctly. The reason for this is that your stomach is not used to digesting such a different variety of food and so it can react in a bad way.

    What is the best way of dealing with food poisoning?

    If and when you suffer from a travel accident, the first thing to remember when dealing with food poisoning is to ensure you stay hydrated. You need to make sure that you keep your fluid levels up even if you aren’t keeping anything down. If you become dehydrated, your travel accident could turn into something much more severe.

    What if I can’t keep hydrated?

    If you are so ill and are suffering from your travel injury so badly that you become dehydrated, you may need to be admitted to hospital. If you are continually being ill with no sign of your symptoms easing up, you should always seek medical advice so that the travel accident doesn’t turn into something more serious.

    However, if you have had an accident abroad or in the UK within the last 3 years that wasn’t your fault you may be able to make a travel accident claim. Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm that specialises in such cases as travel accident compensation claim.

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    With over 10 years’ worth of experience, our team of skilled lawyers will make the claims process as simple and stress-free as possible. In fact, many of our clients are able to settle their travel accident claim without having to step foot in a court room.

    To find out more about how you could make a travel injury claim speak to one of our friendly, highly-trained advisors on the 24-hour freephone 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Alternatively, go online and take our simple 30-second compensation calculator test to find out if you could be eligible to make a travel accident compensation claim.

    Date Published: December 9, 2015

    Author: David Brown

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