No one visits a theme park with the idea of claiming compensation. You go with the intention of having a great time, going on some rides and maybe grabbing a bite to eat there as well. While you may assume the most likely way to have cause to claim compensation would be as a result of an injury, perhaps caused on one of the rides, this may not actually be the case. You could end up getting theme park food poisoning compensation if you are made ill as a result of eating something at one of the stalls, cafés or restaurants in the park.
We should point out that such claims are exceptionally rare in all instances. Regardless of whether we are talking about injury or illness, very few people are affected in either way. The standards in place at these parks are second to none. They are exceptionally well-organised and run and this ensures everyone has a great time.
Why might you have cause to claim theme park food poisoning compensation?
This could happen if you eat something in a restaurant at the theme park that turns out to be contaminated. This might be because it has been poorly-cooked or stored in the incorrect manner. Food safety is of great importance anywhere food is served, and this applies just as readily to theme parks as it does to any other location serving food.
You may not fall ill straight away after eating something that is contaminated. Depending on the bacteria that makes you ill, it could take a few days. That’s why it is important to seek out legal advice in this situation. This can help you work out whether the theme park was indeed at fault. Other people may also have fallen ill that you did not previously know about.
What should you do?
Obviously if you fall ill at the park and you know other people have as well, it may be easier to collate some evidence of what caused the illness. However in any case you should contact a professional injury compensation lawyer. They will have the appropriate level of experience that will ensure you can get no-obligation advice regarding your illness.
You can get in touch with one of our experienced lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline today. Just call us on 0800 689 0500 to find out more.
Date Published: January 24, 2016
Author: Allison Whitehead