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There are few worse experiences than returning from a very enjoyable meal at a restaurant only to start feeling sick and having to spend the rest of the evening and a great deal of the following night, in the bathroom. If you’ve begun to feel ill after having been out for a meal, there will be a pretty good chance you may have been given food poisoning by the eatery you patronised. No matter how upmarket a restaurant is, never discount the possibility that a kitchen could have poor levels of hygiene that could have resulted in your unfortunate predicament.
The good news is, there is something you can do about it if you do suffer food poisoning at a restaurant. You may be able to hire an injury lawyer and sue the offending eatery for damages and expenses.
What evidence an injury lawyer will need
Make sure you retain your receipt from the restaurant you ate at. Your injury lawyer may need this to prove that you patronised the food vendor you want to take action against on the night in question. You’ll also need some sort of medical evidence. If you’re feeling really rough, get yourself along to your local accident and emergency department as soon as you can. If you think you can make it through the night, tough it out until you can get an emergency appointment at your GP’s office the following morning.
As a general rule of thumb, the sooner you can get medical attention the better. As some types or bacteria can work their way through your system quicker than others, it’s vital that you get seen soon enough to gather the evidence you’ll need. You’ll typically need to provide your doctor with a stool sample if a bout of food poisoning is suspected.
Getting the right advice
Food poisoning is no laughing matter. The elderly, infirm or very young can become seriously ill or even die from some types of food poisoning, so it’s important that you take action if you suspect a restaurant has made you ill, not only for the damages you might stand to win, but also so the eatery in question can be held to account and forced to clean up its act so as the same fate as you’ve suffered isn’t visited on anybody else.
An injury claims lawyer in Lymm or Accident Advice Helpline?
When it comes to making a compensation claim your first thought may be to seek the help of a local injury claims lawyer in Lymm. However, in many circumstances you are better off using the services of a national provider like Accident Advice Helpline. Our service offers many benefits that a local injury lawyer in Lymm cannot compete with.
For more information about such benefits call Accident Advice Helpline. The numbers you’ll need are 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. We’re here for you when you need an injury claims lawyer in Lymm.
Date Published: 13th October 2013
Author: David Brown