Do you require Erskine compensation information after contracting a virus or illness?
If you’ve visited a restaurant or a pub recently and you became ill after your trip, it’s possible that you contracted some sort of illness whilst you were there. When you eat out, you rely on the fact that the kitchen staff are trained to cook things well and that the food you are served has been stored and prepared appropriately. However, if standards have slipped and dangerous food hygiene practices have been adopted, you could be at risk of suffering an illness after your trip. If that happens to you, you’ll need Erskine compensation information to help you right away.
Food poisoning is one of the most common illnesses when you’ve eaten something which hasn’t been prepared properly. There are actually a variety of different illnesses which could be contracted by eating poorly cooked food. This is why decent restaurants take food hygiene very seriously. They do not want to risk losing their good name, or their licence to serve food.
Although not everyone needs to attend hospital after suffering from food poisoning, a significant number of people do. If you’re badly affected or you’re elderly, you may find that you need to go to hospital in order to receive fluids via a drip. Another group of people who can be badly affected by food poisoning are young children. If your child or step-child appears to be suffering from some sort of food poisoning, you may want to check with your doctor and have the diagnosis confirmed as soon as possible.
If more than one person has been affected and they have eaten at the same venue, it’s likely that your local council will take action and they may inspect the venue itself as well as interviewing staff. If the restaurant or eatery is shown to be the source of the outbreak, it may be closed indefinitely until changes have been made to their food hygiene practices.
You may be entitled to claim for compensation
If you choose to, you may also be able to bring a claim against the food outlet. You could successfully obtain compensation from them. If more than one member of your family has been affected by the illness, you don’t just have to make one claim. As each of you could be entitled to receive compensation, you could each make a claim in order to obtain the money you deserve.
We’d love to help you
If you think that you’re eligible to receive compensation but you aren’t sure what to do next, we can help. At Accident Advice Helpline we offer free no obligation Erskine compensation information. This means you can find out anything you need to know about the claims process without having to pay anything at all. If you do want to move forward with your claim, we’ll even be able to help you on a no win no fee basis. Therefore, you won’t have to worry about how to pay for your claim!
To get free Erskine compensation information today, just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile. We’ll do our very best to help. Our advisers are all knowledgeable on the topic of personal injury law. They will help you get started with your claim if you like, but there will be no pressure to do so. Commencing with a claim is your personal decision to make, not ours.
Date Published: 4th August 2014