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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

    Expert injury lawyers in Cowes

    Using expert injury lawyers in Cowes to help with a food poisoning claim

    Usually when we think of injury lawyers, we assume that they can only help with road traffic accidents and slips, trips and falls, but that is not the case at all! If you have ever eaten out and been the victim of food poisoning, then you may well be entitled to make a claim. Even if we don’t think of it in that way, food poisoning is a type of injury, and if we have fallen victim to this then someone needs to be made accountable.

    How do I know if I have food poisoning?

    Symptoms of food poisoning include:

    • Nausea;
    • Diarrhoea;
    • Stomach cramps;
    • Vomiting;
    • High temperature; and
    • Feeling sick.

    What causes food poisoning?

    Bacteria causes food poisoning by contaminating the food you eat. Different bacterias include Campylobacter, Salmonella and Listeria. These can be caused by either cross contamination, storing food incorrectly or food not being cooked enough. If you have been poisoned by any of these, then you’ll probably feel ill for a couple of days, and it is this illness that you could be entitled to make a claim for.

    Making a claim

    If you believe you have been a victim of food poisoning, then it could be worth contacting expert injury lawyers in Cowes to see if you are able to make a claim. Generally if you have been ill within the past three years, then you will be entitled to make a claim. However, you should bear in mind that often you have to provide evidence to back up your claim.

    Getting in touch with expert injury lawyer in Cowes

    If you are looking for expert injury lawyers in Cowes, then why not get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline? We have been helping people just like you to make claims for compensation for over 15 years. This experience means that we are in the best position to help you to make your claim.

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    We operate on a no win no fee basis, which means that you can make a claim without having to worry about the financial implications. We have a 24-hour phone line which means that making your claim is as easy as possible, so you really have no excuse not to contact us and see what we are able to do for you.

    On our website we have a 30-second calculator which allows you to put in details of your injury or illness and find out in less than a minute whether you could be entitled to compensation. It will also give you an idea of how much you could be entitled to!

    If you call Accident Advice Helpline, there is no obligation to go ahead with any claim. You’ll never be put under pressure, so why not give us a call and see what we can do for you? Call from a landline on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 4th November 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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