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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

    Injuries you could sustain in a restaurant


    Working in a restaurant either as waiting staff, a host or behind the bar can be a busy, fast-paced job. You’re often expected to multi-task, taking orders from customers, cleaning, serving behind the bar and a whole host of other tasks which could see you rushed off your feet. Accidents have the potential to happen at any time in a restaurant, whether you work there or are enjoying a meal out with friends and family. If your accident was somebody else’s fault, why not take the 30-second test on Accident Advice Helpline’s website, to see how much compensation you could be entitled to claim?

    Restaurant injuries

    Those working in a restaurant could be injured in any of the following ways:

    • Injuries caused by defective equipment such as broken plates or glasses or a faulty till
    • Slip, trip or fall injuries – for example slipping on spilt food or drink
    • Food poisoning from food prepared and consumed at work
    • Burns and scalds from spilling hot food or drink

    If you’re dining out at a restaurant, you could be burned or scalded if the waiter or another member of staff spills hot food or drink on you, or you could be injured in a slip or trip accident, which could leave you with broken bones. Lacerations from broken glasses or defective chairs and tables can also occur. Whether you’re an employee or a customer, you could make a claim if you believe the restaurant has been negligent – and Accident Advice Helpline can help you get the compensation you deserve. Because our lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee basis, anybody can afford to make a claim with us. And if your accident has led to time off work and loss of earnings, we’ll take this into account when we work out your personal injury settlement.

    Claiming compensation after a restaurant accident

    Injuries you could sustain in a restaurant could be serious, but even if you have suffered minor injuries such as cuts and bruises, you could still make a claim for compensation. Accident Advice Helpline has been helping people claim compensation since 2000 and our team of advisors are here to offer confidential, no-obligation advice. We have even been endorsed by our patron, UK consumer champion and TV personality Dame Esther Rantzen. Just give us a call today on 0800 689 0500 and find out if you are eligible to claim after your restaurant accident.

    Date Published: March 29, 2016

    Author: Paula Beaton

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