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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

    Food poisoning disease claims

    Food poisoning disease claims

    Food poisoning disease claims can be caused in many different places, just a few are

    • Restaurants
    • Takeaways
    • Cruise ships
    • On holiday abroad

    The causes of food poisoning disease claims

    Bacteria or viruses are the usual causes of food poisoning disease claims in food that:

    • Has not been thoroughly cooked
    • Has not been stored at correct temperatures
    • Has been cooked and left too long at warm temperatures
    • Has been handled by someone who is ill and has dirty hands
    • Has been cross contaminated by another food

    The foods involved in food poisoning disease claims

    Some foods are more likely than others to create food poisoning disease claims, such as:

    • Raw meat and poultry
    • Cooked sliced meats
    • Pate
    • Soft cheeses
    • Pre packed sandwiches
    • Raw eggs
    • Raw shellfish
    • Unpasteurised milk

    Most cases of food poisoning do not need medical attention and will clear up on their own after a few days, but one of the more severe symptoms is dehydration and this can make the illness worse and prolong the length of time it lasts.  There are some groups that are more susceptible to dehydration:

    • Very young children
    • People over 65
    • People with conditions that lower their immune system such as HIV or cancer

    If you think you may have a food poisoning disease claim you should contact Accident Advice Helpline. We have successfully assisted many people over the past 16 years to conclude their personal injury compensation claim for food poisoning.

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    Accident Advice Helpline have in house solicitors who have the knowledge needed to deal with food poisoning disease claims, they have the expertise needed to make sure you get a fair deal for your compensation claim and will do this keeping it as trouble free as possible for you.

    Accident Advice Helpline have a freephone number, 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993You can speak to one of our friendly advisors, in confidence and without any obligation to proceed unless you want to.  Any advice they give you is free of charge.  You could also complete our online claim form or try our 30-second test, which is there to give some guidance as to an amount of compensation you can expect to receive.

    We operate on a no-win, no-fee basis so you need no money to start your claim.

    The well known consumer champion and TV personality, Dame Esther Rantzen is our patron and she recommends our services because she knows we will deliver what we promise – our reputation and past record proves that.

    Date Published: 4th August 2013

    Author: matthew

    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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