Compensation for Bacterial Poisoning

When it comes to relaxing or celebrating an event, eating a meal out is popular form of celebration and it’s something that many families and couples choose to do on a regular basis. When you are out at a restaurant or even a fast food takeaway, the last thing that you are thinking about is becoming sick or ill from the food that you are consuming, but unfortunately in some situations this is the case through negligence or poor hygiene in the kitchen area.

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Food poisoning can be incredibly serious and leave you with a range of symptoms which render you unable to complete even the easiest daily tasks, as a result you may unable to go to work or even to the supermarket. If you have been the victim of negligence which has led to the contraction of bacterial poisoning then you could be eligible to make a compensation claim.

What could give me Bacterial Poisoning?

There are a number of ways that you could be subjected to bacterial poisoning and these include:

  • Incorrect storage of food, or storing food at the wrong temperature
  • Poor cleanliness and hygiene within a kitchen environment 
  • Consumption of food that hasn’t been cooked correctly
  • Consumption of food which has been left out to develop bacteria
  • Preparation of food that is past its sell-by date.

What are some injuries I could receive from Bacterial Poisoning?

When it comes to bacterial poisoning there are a number of injuries or illnesses that you could suffer from and these include:

  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pains
  • Cramps
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Diarrhoea.

Who could I claim against?

When it comes to making a claim for bacterial poisoning there are a number of people who you could claim against, but in general you will claim against anyone who has been negligent through the preparation and serving of food, which has left you with injuries or illness as a result. This could be a restaurant owner or operator, or in fact a fast food operator or owner if their practices have been proven to lead to a bacterial infection. 

What should I do next?

When it comes to making a compensation claim, the team at Manners Pimblett are here to help and our experts can work with you throughout your case to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. Our team combines a wealth of knowledge and experience from right across the industry to ensure that you receive the best advice and help with your personal injury claim.

To find out more about how you can get your claim started, contact the Manners Pimblett team today on 0845 077 0772. 

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