Need to make an injury claim due to food poisoning? Contact injury experts in Rowlands Gill
Have you or a family member had the misfortune to have experienced a severe episode of food poisoning recently? If you or they have been unlucky enough to have contracted food poisoning, it might be worth your while contacting Accident Advice Helpline to discuss the details of your case and listen to some free advice on how best to proceed.
Accident Advice Helpline will listen with sympathy and understanding, and if we feel you have a strong claim will put you in touch with no win no fee* injury experts in Rowlands Gill who will do their best to get you the highest value of compensation possible.
What is food poisoning and how is it caused?
There are many different types of food poisoning, and it can affect different people differently depending on their age and the strength of their immune system. An entire family could be out for a meal and all consume the same menu choices, and it could be the very youngest and the oldest members of the family who suffer the most. Pregnant women are also at high risk of developing complications should they be exposed to one of the many bacteria which can lurk unseen on our plates. Common symptoms include:
- Stomach pain;
- Dehydration; and
Common causes of food poisoning include:
- Not cooking food sufficiently (especially poultry, pork, sausages, kebabs and burgers);
- Keeping cooked food unrefrigerated for more than 60 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); and
- Consuming food that has been prepared by someone who is ill with diarrhoea and vomiting.
If you have been unlucky enough to have suffered from food poisoning, take our fast and simple 30-second test to find out if you qualify to claim. It is important that you visit your GP, as they may conduct tests to determine the bacteria causing the food poisoning. If you are confirmed with having food poisoning, contact your local Environmental Health Office and inform them. Common types of bacteria food poisoning are:
- Salmonella; and
How do I contact injury experts in Rowlands Gill?
It’s fast and simple to get in touch with injury experts in Rolands Gill. Just pick up the phone and call us at your convenience for free. That’s right — we’re free to call, and our lines are always open so you can be assured that one of our sympathetic and professional members of staff will answer your call straight away.
Don’t delay — ring 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, now to find out how injury experts in Rowlands Gill can recoup all of the out-of-pocket expenses that you may have incurred from what started out at as a pleasurable meal out.