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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

    Personal Injury Lawyer in Ringwood


    Have you been eating out with a loved one and suffered food poisoning?

    If someone else has prepared food for you and you have suffered food poisoning as a result, call a personal injury lawyer in Ringwood to make a claim for compensation.

    Food poisoning is contracted when bacteria or viruses contaminate the food. In the right conditions, bacteria and viruses can thrive. There should be precautions in place to try and avoid food poisoning from happening. A few of these are:

    • Cooking food thoroughly;
    • Avoiding the cross contamination of foods;
    • Not letting food pass its use-by date;
    • Discarding unused frozen foods that have thawed; and
    • Keeping the preparation and cooking areas clean.

    If some basic food and hygiene guidelines are not met, then this is where customers start to become ill. In such a case, a personal injury lawyer in Ringwood could be contacted to start the process for making a claim for food poising compensation.

    You should report your case of food poisoning

    In some cases, the place you contracted the food poisoning could not be at fault. Sometimes, contamination happens down the chain in the food preparation process, so the suppliers of the food could be at fault. Whenever food poisoning is contracted, the Foods Standard Agency (FSA) should always be informed, and they will then go on to track the source and prevent anyone else from becoming infected with food poisoning.

    Some cases of bad food poisoning can have serious effects

    In most cases of food poisoning, the symptoms will pass with time and rest. In severe cases, you could end up having to go to hospital from dehydration from not getting enough fluids into the body. Water is a big recovery tool, but must be taken in short, small sips. In some rare cases, food poising can cause problems with your nervous system and can even lead to death in the worst cases.

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    A personal injury lawyer in Ringwood will help you to make a claim

    Accident Advice Helpline have assisted victims of food poisoning over a 15-year period and continue to help people claim the compensation they deserve. As we operate on a no win no fee policy, there’s no need to worry about starting your claim as there is no money needed upfront or if your case is lost. Contact us for a personal injury lawyer in Ringwood.

    If you would like to find out if and how you can make a claim, then contact our helpline on 0800 180 4123 and one of our friendly advisers will be ready to help.

    If you prefer, you can go onto our website and complete our 30-second test, which will indicate if your claim is valid and give you a rough estimate of the amount you could win.

    Date Published: 28th February 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.