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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 large scale food poisoning on a cruise

    Have you ever been on a cruise before? Regardless of your answer you may well be dreaming of visiting foreign lands and enjoying the many luxurious amenities and services that are provided on board your ship for the duration of the typical holiday. The chances are you would not think of suffering from food poisoning during your holiday.

    Fortunately the vast majority of cruise passengers don’t succumb to large scale food poisoning on a cruise. However there is the potential for this to happen from time to time, and if it does it can potentially lead many passengers to fall ill. Needless to say this would ruin someone’s holiday if it happened to them, and the possibility that it could have been prevented would be disappointing to find out.

    Food poisoning has the potential to occur when food is not served, cooked or kept in the proper conditions. For example it may be lukewarm instead of being kept hot. It might be stored at an improper temperature or allowed to come into contact with raw food when the item itself is cooked. As you can see, proper health and safety rules should always be adhered to.

    How bad might large scale food poisoning be?

    It can be a pretty nasty condition to have. Stomach upsets, stomach cramps, sweats and aching limbs might all be associated with food poisoning. Since there are several different types of bacteria that may cause food poisoning there is the potential for the symptoms to vary from one person to another. It might also affect some people more than others, particularly if they are elderly, frail or very young. More than one person might be affected on a cruise too if the same food is eaten by many.

    Seek no-obligation advice by using our free 24/7 enquiry line right now

    Don’t suffer alone if you’ve been through a similar experience and it occurred within the last three years. Instead, get in touch with the team at Accident Advice Helpline now. It’s free to call on 0800 689 0500 and you can take advantage of no-obligation advice right from the start. One of our professional injury compensation lawyers can take your case forward if there is a good chance of making a solid no win, no fee** compensation claim. Don’t leave it too late to find out the answers – call us today to get started and to see whether you could indeed claim.

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    Date Published: February 16, 2015

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Food poisoning claims

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