If you have suffered from serious food poisoning as the result of another person’s negligence, you may not realise that you are able to make accident and injury claims in Denbighshire.
Food poisoning is considered a serious illness/injury which entitles you to a certain amount of compensation, either simply for the suffering you have endured as a result of the food poisoning, or for any expenses you have had to pay out for as the result of being ill.
If you have suffered food poisoning, here are some tips for making a successful compensation claim.
Go to the doctor
Your doctor will be able to take a stool sample which will identify exactly what food it was which gave you the food poisoning. It may be helpful for you to make a list of everything you have eaten for the past 24/48 hours to show to your doctor so that they can narrow down the cause of your food poisoning.
Once the doctor has worked out what caused your illness, you will have a medical assessment as evidence against the person who is to blame.
Speak to the vendor directly
You could always decide to take the proof that you have to the restaurant or café where you got the food poisoning and let them know that you want to claim compensation.
To avoid a court case, many places will offer you something in the way of compensation there and then.
Make a list of expenses
You are more likely to get the compensation that you want if you make a list of the expenses related to your illness.
This may include time off work, travel to the hospital and any prescriptions you have paid for to help you to get back to normal.
Making successful accident and injury claims in Denbighshire
If you want to be sure that any accident and injury claims in Denbighshire you make are likely to be successful, the best way to go about this is to work with an experienced and dedicated injury lawyer who will know the law better than you, and be able to put together the strongest possible case for a successful claim on your behalf.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, or text “claim365” to 88010 and the friendly, helpful team will talk you through the claims process and help you to decide if you want to proceed with a claim. If you do then you will work with an injury lawyer who will work on a 100% no win no fee* basis to get you the compensation that you deserve.
Date Published: 11th July 2015
Author: David Brown