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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

    Solicitor in Bath


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    When you go to do your weekly shop at your local supermarket, assuming you don’t do your grocery shopping online or rely on local stores, spare a moment to consider the logistics of getting all those products on the shelves. It’s almost mind-boggling. The big supermarkets have invested millions in technology that allows them to have the right product on the right shelf at the right time.

    However, the very nature of the beast means that these companies cannot have a thorough overview of their supply chains, as evidenced by the 2013 horse meat scandal in which horse meat was found in various products pertaining to be beef. As a consequence, contaminated food can make its way onto the shop floor. Although most food products are prepared and packaged in strictly controlled environments, it is almost inevitable that occasionally contamination will occur.

    If consume a contaminated food item that you purchased from a supermarket, there will be a chance that you might be able to use the services of top solicitor in Bath to sue the supermarket you bought it from or the manufacturer that made it.

    Contaminated food stuffs purchased from supermarkets and solicitor Bath personal injury lawyers

    As supermarkets work with so many suppliers, cases of contamination are often not their fault. Nevertheless, if you were to hire a decent no-win, no-fee solicitor in Bath after being made ill by an item of contaminated food, it would be likely that the store you bought the item from would be your solicitor’s first line or enquiry. For your part, you should retain any packaging that the item came in, along with proof of purchase.

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    You will typically only be able to take personal injury action if you consumed the item and were made ill. If you discovered the contamination prior to eating or drinking the item, it would be unlikely that you would be in a position to take action.

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    As personal injury cases are not covered by legal aid, it will be likely that your best bet will be to seek out the service of a top no-win, no-fee solicitor in Bath such as Accident Advice Helpline to take on a supermarket that had sold you a contaminated food item.

    In the first instance, call the company. You can talk through what happened to you and get free advice on the personal injury claims process. The advisor you speak with will also be able to make an assessment as to whether the firm might be able to represent you. Call free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.

    Date Published: 10th March 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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