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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

    Food poisoning compensation – how much is it worth?


    Food poisoning is capable of laying someone low for a few days, depending on how bad their particular case is. It’s possible to feel weak for some time afterwards too, and in rare cases people can be left with permanent issues with regard to their digestive system. In cases where someone has eaten something provided at a restaurant or takeaway, they may well want to know about food poisoning compensation, how much they could get and how easy it is to claim.

    Some people suffer through the symptoms, recover and then don’t think much more about it. They might chalk their experience down to bad luck. But it could potentially be discovered that the outlet you bought the food from was not maintaining food safety standards, and should not have made you ill in the first place.

    Food poisoning compensation – how much could you get?

    The answer will be entirely dependent on your own personal experience and how severe the symptoms were. A lawyer will help gather evidence of what happened and assess the facts as you present them. In some instances, it is discovered that others were also affected by eating at the same venue, in which case it could help your own progress with making a claim.

    The sooner you try and make a claim, the easier it could be in this instance. Everything is going to be fresh in your mind and it may be easier to find out more about the outlet and how safe it is. Your lawyer can provide advice and information that will help you understand how a possible claim might proceed towards what will hopefully be a successful conclusion. It’s a lot to take in, but the more you know the easier it will be.

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    Many people assume Accident Advice Helpline only deals with claims relating to personal injuries. However, food poisoning is an injury of sorts – it just happens internally instead of being visible on the outside.

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    If you want to know about food poisoning, how much you might win and get answers to more of your questions, call 0800 689 0500 to speak to an advisor today. We also operate a number for mobile callers to use, on 0333 500 0993, so it’s simple to get through and speak to someone regardless of where you are in the UK.

    Category: Food poisoning claims

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