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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."

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    Food poisoning claim in Lampeter

    Make your food poisoning claim in Lampeter with help from the leading experts…

    Food poisoning can be a miserable and distressing condition that often occurs when we least expect it.  Family occasions and important events can be ruined by an outbreak of food poisoning that can rapidly infect a large number of people.

    Many people who sustain food poisoning symptoms fail to report the condition to the relevant authorities and suffer in silence, hoping that the illness will be short lived. However, this condition can cause complications which may mean that you are left unable to work, causing financial strain and stress.

    If you have experienced food poisoning through no fault of your own within the last 3 years, then you may be legally entitled to make a food poisoning claim in Lampeter, or anywhere else, using the helpful team of dedicated solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline.

    How is food poisoning caused?

    Food poisoning is usually transmitted through the consumption of contaminated food or drinks.  The pathogens in food can be bacterial, viral or even parasitic in origin. Once ingested into the body, they can colonise in the gut and cause distressing symptoms.

    What are the symptoms of food poisoning?

    Food poisoning symptoms usually become apparent within 6-24 hours following the consumption of contaminated foods and may include:

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    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhoea
    • fever
    • stomach cramps
    • lethargy

    How is this condition usually treated?

    Following a physical examination by a medical practitioner, the condition is usually treated with:

    1. rest in bed
    2. drinking small amounts of clear fluids regularly
    3. only eating easily digestible foods when symptoms allow
    4. avoiding contact with others for 48 hours after symptoms appear
    5. seek medical attention if symptoms persist for 48 hours or longer
    6. taking oral rehydration salts to replace those lost through vomiting and diarrhoea to prevent dehydration

    How can you find out if I can make a food poisoning claim in Lampeter?

    It is easy to establish your eligibility to pursue a personal injury compensation claim with the friendly and approachable team at Accident Advice Helpline.  Their team of telephone advisers are always available to take your call, provide no-obligation advice and answer any queries you may have.  They can quickly inform you of your eligibility to make a claim over the phone.

    Alternatively, why not go online and take part in Accident Advice Helpline’s unique 30-second online test?

    How will a claim be processed?

    Once you are in possession of all the facts about making a personal injury compensation claim, the capable team at Accident Advice Helpline leave it up to you to decide if you wish to pursue your claim using one of our professional injury solicitors. Should you decide to proceed, then our team of highly experienced personal injury solicitors will handle your claim on your behalf on a no-win, no-fee basis.

    The expert injury solicitors can ensure that your claim is processed in accordance with their key principles of:

    • accountability
    • integrity
    • reliability
    • dependability

    To discuss your food poisoning claim in Lampeter with an expert adviser dial 0800 689 0500 now from a landline, our 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 1st May 2014

    Author: nickykeynton

    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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