Entitled to a personal injury claim in Quorn?
Have you been for a meal out recently and come home with an unpleasant stomach bug that just wouldn’t leave you alone? It’s not unusual for a group of diners to experience varying degrees of suffering even if they have all eaten exactly the same menu choices. This is because everyone’s immune system is different and parties of diners can cover the full spectrum of ages especially when a family gets together to celebrate a special occasion.
Common causes of food poisoning
- Not cooking food sufficiently (especially poultry, pork, sausages, kebabs and burgers)
- Keeping cooked food unrefrigerated for more than sixty minutes
- Not storing food correctly. The accepted refrigeration temperature is below 5 degrees C
- Cross-contamination (the spread of bacteria such as E-coli from contaminated food)
- Consuming food that has been prepared by someone who is ill with diarrhoea and vomiting
If you have suffered from a case of food poisoning please take our fast and simple 30 second test to find out if you are eligible to make an injury claim in Quorn.
More often than not food poisoning is an isolated occurrence. But unfortunately it is also common for the whole family or group of diners to be affected. Food poisoning affects everyone differently and the level of severity that a person will react to food poisoning varies according to the levels of bacteria present in the portion consumed and that individuals general health and well being. A fit and healthy member may only suffer mild discomfort and nausea or diarrhea for a short period, which whilst unpleasant and uncomfortable is a preferable adverse reaction, compared to the elderly relative or pregnant relation who may have a far adverse and violent reaction and may be ill for weeks depending on the bacteria present.
- Stomach pain
If you visit your GP they will usually take a stool sample to determine the bacteria causing the food poisoning. If you are confirmed with having food poisoning you should contact your local Environmental Health Office and inform them. Common types of bacteria food poisoning include
Have you or a loved one suffered from food poisoning within the last three years? If you have then you could be entitled to make an injury claim in Quorn. Why should you be out of pocket due to a restaurants poor food hygiene, preparation or storage? If have had to take unpaid leave from work due to a food poisoning incident or in order to nurse a loved one then you may be entitled to compensation. Call us now on our free telephone number 0800 689 0500 or if you are calling from a mobile the free telephone number is 0033 500 0993 Our lines are open 24/7 and our professional and sympathetic staff will be able to give you the advice you need to make a successful injury claim in Quorn. Why should you pay the bill and additionally the human price of suffering for an inedible meal?
Date Published: 11th September 2013