Injury lawyers in Tredunnock and the quick foods that cause food poisoning
Everyone is in such a rush these days that quick meals and ready meals are very popular. However, they are more likely to cause you to have food poisoning than fresh food, if they are not stored and cooked correctly.
Even restaurants, takeaways and other food outlets use preprepared foods more than ever. They are less time consuming and often cheaper to buy. If you are running a business of any sort, time is money and anything that saves time is a boon.
Food poisoning, and food poisoning claims are becoming more common. More victims have realised they do not have to just sit back and accept the fact they have been made to feel so ill through no fault of their own. More victims are contacting injury lawyers in Tredunnock to talk about it.
Injury lawyers in Tredunnock and how food poisoning can affect you
All accidents, illnesses, injuries and victims are different. The way people are affected can vary greatly depending on age, how fit the person is and the victim’s constitution. What is major to one will be little more than a niggle to someone else. For some it will last no more than a few hours, for others it will last weeks. By the same token, some will develop the symptoms within a very short time of eating the contaminated food, and for others it can take up to a week. It also depends on what bacteria, virus or toxins have caused the food poisoning.
Most cases will clear themselves after a few days of rest and not eating, although you should drink plenty of water. It can be the side effects that are worse than the illness, such as dehydration. You should try to avoid letting this happen to you. In the worst cases of food poisoning, the central nervous system can be damaged and there have been many instances of fatalities.
Reporting your case of food poisoning
Firstly you should report your food poisoning to the Food Standards Agency so they can investigate and stop it happening to someone else. Then you should report it to Accident Advice Helpline so they can discuss making a personal injury claim with you.
We were established over 15 years ago to give access to justice to blameless victims of accidents under the No Win No Fee* Agreement. This agreement means that making a personal injury claim is accessible to everyone because you need no money to start your claim. You also do not need any money if your claim is lost, so you have nothing to lose by contacting Accident Advice Helpline.
You can get free legal advice on our helpline, 0800 180 4123, from friendly and professional advisors who will put you under no pressure at all. If you want to continue or not will be your decision alone, but if you do, the advisor will start the claim process.
On our website, there is a 30-second test which will let you know if you have a valid claim as well as estimating how much compensation you may be entitled to.
Date Published: 8th December 2013
Author: David Brown