Some people who contract food poisoning from eating out or getting a takeaway want to know more about the chances of getting compensation for their bad experience. This is particularly true if they are left with ongoing symptoms, although thankfully such instances are rare. However, it is common for people to look for food poisoning examples of cases that have led to compensation in the past.
So, what could you win if your own case was heard and it was a success from your point of view? There is no simple answer to this, which is why the team working at Accident Advice Helpline always advise people to get in touch with their own specific case details. Just as accidents are never the same, so food poisoning cases can also vary widely.
Food poisoning examples
While many cases of food poisoning are over within 24 to 48 hours, some people are affected for far longer. In cases where the illness leads to dehydration, some people may be hospitalised and put on a drip to ensure they get essential fluids to recover more quickly. In rare cases, people are left permanently changed by their experience. Some end up with irritable bowel syndrome and cannot eat certain foods for the rest of their lives.
As such, the amount of compensation that might be given will depend on several conditions and factors that were present in your case. You can probably see how important it is to speak to someone with experience of handling these cases in the past. This is where we come in.
How can we help?
It’s easy to make sure we can help you – just call us on 0800 689 0500 from any landline now. Alternatively, if you are calling from your mobile phone, you can get in touch on 0333 500 0993 instead to find out more about food poisoning examples of compensation.
Whichever way you contact us, it is easy to learn more about your chances of claiming. You don’t even need to call to get some answers, since we have a quick test right here on our website too. Accident Advice Helpline doesn’t just help people who have been injured in accidents – we help thousands each year who have been affected by food poisoning as well. Why not call now to see if you could be the next person we can help, and see if a compensation claim could work?
Date Published: November 23, 2016
Author: Allison Whitehead