Food poisoning and making an injury claim in St Monans
Food poisoning can be caused in many different places, just a few are:
- Cruise ships
- Supermarkets and shops
These are a sample of the places you could get food poisoning and need to make an injury claim in St Monans.
Food poisoning can be caused by many different factors
Bacteria and viruses are the usual causes of food poisoning because the food outlet has not treated the food properly. Such as:
- The food has not been thoroughly cooked
- It has not been stored at correct temperatures
- It has been cooked and left too long at warm temperatures
- Someone who is ill and has dirty hands has handled the food
- The food has been cross contaminated by another food
If you have contracted food poisoning because of any of these problems, you may be able to make an injury claim.
Food poisoning is more likely to happen with certain foods
Some foods are more likely than others be contaminated, maybe:
- Raw meat and poultry
- Cooked sliced meats
- Soft cheeses
- Pre packed sandwiches
- Raw eggs
- Raw shellfish
- Unpasteurised milk
If you have been served any of these foods that were infested, you may be able to make an injury claim in St Monans.
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, 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
Food poisoning injury claim in St Monans, the best law firm to help
If you think you may have a food poisoning injury claim you should contact Accident Advice Helpline. We have successfully assisted many people over the past 13 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 claims, who 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.
Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993, which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so we will be there whenever you need us. 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; we only get paid when your case has been won.
Date Published: 20th September 2013
Author: David Brown