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    How to claim restaurant food poisoning compensation

    Going out to a restaurant is a great experience that everyone enjoys from time to time. Some people go out a lot more than others, but regardless of how much or little you eat out, it is only right to expect great service and great food as well.

    Imagine then how upsetting it would be to start suffering from all kinds of unpleasant symptoms shortly after eating at a restaurant. This could mean suffering from an upset stomach, or finding yourself in the toilet for a long period of time with stomach cramps. We are all familiar with the awful symptoms that can result from food poisoning, and while these are uncommon after eating out, they can still occasionally happen.

    What causes food poisoning?

    If you are thinking of claiming restaurant food poisoning compensation and you are wondering whether you have a chance to do so, it is a good idea to have some more background information on why it can be caused. Most often it is due to a lack of care taken in storing, preparing or cooking the food. Thus there will be some element of the food safety laws that has not been properly followed.

    You may have no idea why the illness was triggered in you. This is just one of the reasons why it is important to report the illness so that food safety inspectors can go in and determine whether there are any problems with the service being given.

    Is there proof of negligence?

    This is the question your professional injury compensation lawyer will want to get answers to. There must be negligence present in one way or another in order for restaurant food poisoning compensation to be paid out. It might be easier than you think to get the services of a lawyer though, since you can call Accident Advice Helpline and speak to an advisor straight away.

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    Date Published: September 24, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

    Category: Food poisoning claims

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