Compensation for e-coli

When it comes to the consumption of food the preparation, storage and way that we cook food is incredibly important to ensure that it is both safe and healthy for our consumption. Failing any of these stages and the food that we consume could be incredibly dangerous to our health and we could be left with severe poisoning and a range of symptoms as a result.

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If you have contracted e-coli or any other bacterial disease through poor preparation of food then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation against the person or company which has prepared that food, to cover any medical bills or other expenses that you have incurred as a result. 

What are some situations where I could contract e-coli?

There are a number of situations where you contract e-coli through the negligence of another person and these include:

  • Preparation of food which has been incorrectly stored
  • Incorrect preparation of beef
  • Consumption of contaminated water
  • Consumption of food which is prepared in an unhygienic environment.

What are some symptoms I might exhibit?

When it comes to e-coli there are a number of symptoms that you might exhibit and these include:

  • Severe abdominal cramps
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal bleeding
  • Severe bloating
  • Infection of the abdomen.

Who can I claim against?

If you have been left with illness or injury through e-coli poisoning then you could be eligible to make a compensation claim against anyone whose negligence has led to this situation. In some situations this could be the fault of a restaurant if they have served you with food which has been poorly prepared or stored, it could also be the same situation in a fast food takeaway or any other area where you have been served food which has been prepared on private premises. 

How can I get my claim started?

When it comes to starting your compensation claim it’s always good to work with the experts and that’s where the team at Manners Pimblett can help you. Our team draws together a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you throughout your personal injury claim, every step of the way. Our team will work to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to.

To find out more about how the Manners Pimblett team can help you, or to start your personal injury claim today, contact the team on 0845 077 0772. 


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