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Food Poisoning Compensation Bristol
Our personal injury solicitors can help you to claim for food poisoning compensation in Bristol providing we can prove that your illness was due to the negligence of a third party. We will also need proof of your illness, so please make sure that you see a doctor or hospital if you have been affected.
In most Bristol food poisoning cases, the victim will have become ill after eating at one of the following types of venues or activities.
- School or work canteens
- Restaurants or cafes
- Hotels or Bed and Breakfasts
- Take Away or Fast Food
- Whilst on Holiday at Home or Abroad
- Hospitals or Care Homes
- Cruise Ships
We can help you to claim for compensation for food poisoning if the case can be proved. This will mean tracing the contamination source plus being supported with any records you have from a doctor or a hospital visit.
Our personal injury lawyers are specialists in helping with Bristol food poisoning claims and will always go the extra mile to ensure that our clients receive the maximum payouts possible.
Is There a Time Limit in Claiming?
Yes. As with all personal injury claims, the claim must be brought within 3 years. This ruling does not apply to children under the age of 18 so please call us now if you are unsure about whether or not you can apply for food poisoning compensation.
How Much Compensation for Food Poisoning Claims?
Every single case that we deal with is different. Some people are unfortunately left with life changing affects in the most serious of cases, but most people will recover within a few days. We can work on a food poisoning claim in Bristol for all ranges of scenarios, but the compensation amounts and payouts will differ from case to case depending on how serious it was.
We will look to recover damages for our Bristol clients on the following terms:
- Compensation for illness, pain and suffering
- Costs relating to medical expenses
- Time off work and loss of earnings
- Any other costs incurred as a result of the illness
Make a Food Poisoning Claim in Bristol
It’s very easy to get started. Just call our number or complete the email form. You will then get to speak to one of our claims advisors who will get as much information from you as possible.
If they then feel that you are eligible to make a food poisoning claim you will have an appointment arranged with one our local Bristol solicitors.
Almost all food poisoning claims in Bristol are settled outside of court and are quickly resolved.
The guilty party that made you ill will be covered by insurance policies. Any compensation amounts will be paid for from their insurance, not yours.
Food Poisoning Symptoms
If you are not sure whether or not you have a claim, then please first off make sure you get seen by a medical professional. If you are exhibiting any of the following symptoms then you could have food poisoning.
- Diarrhoea (watery, blood streaked, mucosal, violent episodes)
- Fever (cold or burning fever)
- Stomach cramps
- Urine infections (pain on passing urine, blood in urine)
- Vomiting (sometimes violent and/or blood streaked)
- Weight loss.
During our time in helping people to claim for food poisoning compensation in Bristol and the rest of the UK we have seen a number of different categories that the illnesses fall into, some more serious than others. The types of illnesses that fall into this category are.
- Giardia Lamblia
- Shigella Dysentery
If your doctor said you were suffering from any of the above then you could have a claim.
Why Choose Us for Food Poisoning Claims Bristol?
All of our solicitors work on a no win no fee* agreement. They are also specialists in these types of personal injury claims.
To get started call us today and we will quickly tell you whether or not we are able to proceed with your case.