What you need to consider when making an East Sussex compensation claim for food poisoning
When we go to a restaurant or buy food from a shop, we rarely expect to suffer from food poisoning. Unfortunately however, sometimes this is exactly what happens. The worst thing is that these types of illnesses are often unexpected and not our fault. Food poisoning can happen to anyone at any time.
Some people believe that food poisoning only results in vomiting or diarrhoea. The truth is that this is a food hygiene incident that can lead to serious diseases and should never be underestimated. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance to receive medical attention as soon as you feel the symptoms start. This will also help you later when you want to make an East Sussex compensation claim.
All about Sussex
Sussex is a historic county with a population of about 1,610,000 people which is located in South East England. One of the most popular things to see in Sussex is the Arundel Roman Catholic cathedral.
Many people from Sussex seek help from Accident Advice Helpline every year in order to get an experienced solicitor who will be able to get them East Sussex compensation regardless of the type of their injuries or illness. Accident Advice Helpline will offer you the no win no fee condition and a free consultation should you need one.
More about food poisoning
Food poisoning can cause serious illnesses. One of the most common types of food poisoning is bacterial food poisoning. It is caused by food which hasn’t been prepared, cooked or stored properly. Botulism is another condition that many people who fall victim to food poisoning suffer from. The most common cause is canned food, especially in cases when the can has been damaged.
Some of the most common bacteria related to food poisoning are E.coli and salmonella. E.coli live in the intestines of animals and humans alike. Sometimes this bacterium gets transferred to vegetables or meat which causes food poisoning. Salmonella is most commonly found in meat and eggs as well as untreated seafood or water. It is usually eliminated by heat.
Starting a compensation claim
If you believe that you have been the victim of food poisoning, you should call Accident Advice Helpline after you have been treated for the illness. When claiming East Sussex compensation it is recommended that you reach a personal injury lawyer through Accident Advice Helpline.
In case you need further help and more thorough advice on what you have to do in order to start a claim, you can call AAH 24/7. One of our representatives will contact you. If you want to call from your mobile you can do so on 0333 500 0993 or just call free on 0800 689 0500 from a land line.