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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Specialist injury solicitors in Keith


    Have you suffered food poisoning through no fault of your own? Call specialist injury solicitors in Keith

    If you have developed food poisoning through no fault of your own within the last three years, then you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim using Accident Advice Helpline’s specialist injury solicitors in Keith.

    Food poisoning is a common condition which often strikes victims with little warning. Many people who develop food poisoning symptoms fail to receive medical advice or visit their GP for assistance, so the number of people who are affected by food poisoning is difficult to establish.

    Food poisoning cases have risen in recent years, which may be due to our changing lifestyles and increased range of convenience foods that are available. People consume more ready-to-eat foods, and foods that are pre-packed, which may be the reason why people are more susceptible to developing this debilitating condition.  

    Food poisoning: the symptoms

    The symptoms vary depending on the severity of the contamination, but can include:

    • Nausea;
    • Vomiting;
    • Diarrhoea;
    • Stomach cramps;
    • Fever;
    • Headaches; and
    • Tiredness.

    The causes of food poisoning

    Food poisoning may be caused by many different pathogens. The most common cause of food poisoning is bacterial contamination.  Bacteria such as Campoylobacter, Salmonella and Listeria are common culprits for people becoming ill through food poisoning. These bacteria live in raw and undercooked foods such as meat, poultry, eggs and dairy produce. If these foods are not prepared, stored and cooked properly then the number of bacteria may rise, causing the food to become contaminated. Once consumed, this food can cause food poisoning symptoms to develop as the food is broken down in the body.

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    Other causes of food poisoning may be viral, with Norovirus being one of the most common causes of viral food poisoning. This virus can be passed from human to human and through cross-contamination from human to food, through insufficient hand washing, poor hygiene and poor food preparation.

    Claiming the compensation you deserve is easy when you use the expert services of us at Accident Advice Helpline. With in excess of 15 years’ experience, our helpful and friendly team of advisers and our specialist injury solicitors in Keith will guide you through the claims process and ensure that your claim is handled with integrity, reliability, dependability and accountability.  

    Contact us at Accident Advice Helpline now

    You don’t need specialist injury solicitors in Keith to help you file a personal injury compensation claim. You need the services of our claims’ experts at Accident Advice Helpline. Contact us now to find out how we can help you.

    Call us from a landline on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500. To call us from a mobile ring 0333 500 0993.

    If you would like us to call you to find out how we can help you with your potential claim, just send us the text message “claim365” to 88010.

    Why not contact us at Accident Advice Helpline now and get expert legal advice from our claims’ specialists?

    Date Published: 10th January 2014

    Author: David Brown

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