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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 claims in Driffield


    Are you looking for help and advice on making food poisoning claims in Driffield following an accident within the last three years that wasn’t your fault? Accident Advice Helpline is here to help you. We have over 16 years’ experience of helping innocent accident victims to make successful claims.

    Food poisoning claims in Driffield

    It’s easy to not see food poisoning as an accident or injury – we usually think of road traffic accidents or injuries such as whiplash when we consider personal injuries. However, if you contracted food poisoning from a restaurant, takeaway or other food producers, you have sustained an injury.

    Food poisoning usually occurs due to improper food handling. This is usually in the kitchen of a restaurant or a factory line producing convenience foods such a sandwiches. Symptoms usually arise within a few hours of eating the food, although they can sometimes take a few days to appear. These symptoms include:

    • A high temperature
    • Chills
    • Nausea & vomiting
    • Stomach cramps
    • Diarrhoea
    • Muscle spasms
    • And loss of appetite.

    The awkward and sometimes embarrassing nature of the symptoms can put people off making food poisoning claims in Driffield. However, food poisoning can be nasty, sometimes resulting in a long period of recovery. You might have had to take time off work to recover, for instance.

    Why make a claim for compensation?

    Compensation can help you to recover some or all of the costs you’ve incurred as a result of contracting food poisoning. This could include loss of earnings if you took time off work and were on a reduced salary or statutory sick pay.

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    Making food poisoning claims in Driffield can help in other ways too. It could force the food producer or manufacturer to take stock of their processes and change things to prevent food poisoning happening to other consumers.

    If you’re worried about making food poisoning claims in Driffield because it seems complex and intimidating, Accident Advice Helpline can help here. We’ve got over 16 years’ experience of these kinds of cases, which means we’ve amassed a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

    Our customer service is also top-class – we support claimants throughout their claims. We’ll give you free, no-obligation advice from your first call and make sure you understand the claims process in full before you make a decision.

    If you do decide to go ahead, you’ll get access to some of the best, most specialist lawyers in the country. And because they all work on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis, there are no upfront costs for you to make a claim.

    We can handle most claims entirely over the phone too, so you probably won’t have to go to court.

    How to get started

    Making food poisoning claims in Driffield is really easy with Accident Advice Helpline. All you need to do is make a no-obligation call to our helpline, where our friendly, professional advisors will give you all the help and advice you need.

    Just call free from a landline on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile call 0333 500 0993 (charges may vary). We’re here to help you get the compensation you deserve.

    Date Published: 5th September 2013

    Author: nickykeynton

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