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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."

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    Compensation for food poisoning in Lincoln


    How likely is it you might contract food poisoning in Lincoln? In all honesty you are no more likely to get it there than in any other area of the country. The majority of food outlets of all kinds are exceptionally well-run and the owners take great care to ensure their services are second-to-none. As such the food is never past its sell-by or use-by date, the premises are in excellent condition and they may even have the coveted five-star rating awarded by food safety inspectors.

    Of course there is the occasional isolated case of food poisoning in Lincoln that could be identified as coming from a particular source rather than being contracted at home. Most of us put our trust in the businesses that supply us with food of all kinds. As such we wouldn’t expect to be affected by food poisoning through negligence of some kind.

    How can it be proven that someone else was to blame?

    Sometimes you may fall ill soon after eating at a particular restaurant or takeaway. In other cases you might buy food that is not fit for consumption. If you suspect anything like this was responsible for your food poisoning it might be worth getting in touch with local food safety inspectors. They can inspect the premises you got the food from to see if there is any evidence of negligent practices being used.

    Food poisoning has some nasty symptoms and it can be harder on some age groups to get over than others. Various types of bacteria can potentially cause food poisoning and it is important to consider whether evidence of a bacterium being present could support your case.

    Recovering from food poisoning

    Generally speaking there are few cases of food poisoning that present symptoms for more than a few days. However, there is a chance that you may suffer symptoms of dehydration if you are not able to drink very much. This may occasionally require treatment to prevent symptoms from getting worse.

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    In any event if you suspect you know where you got the food poisoning it can be tough to know what to do about it. Accident Advice Helpline is able to provide no-obligation advice for you if you have suffered like this in the last three years. Just call free of charge today on 0800 689 0500 to learn more about it.

    Date Published: July 12, 2015

    Author: Rob Steen

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