Food poisoning disease claims
Food poisoning disease claims can be caused in many different places, just a few are
- 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
- 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.
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 0993. You 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.
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Date Published: 4th August 2013