Food Poisoning Compensation in Southampton & Hampshire
Call today so our personal injury solicitors can assess your claim for food poisoning compensation in Southampton or Hampshire.
If we are able to show that you became ill due to a third party’s fault, then we should be able to make a claim on your behalf.
Please note that we will need evidence relating to the food poisoning claim, such as a medical or doctor’s note.
Food Poisoning Claims Southampton
In Southampton and Hampshire there are many different places which have been reported for the cause of food poisoning. Claimants who have become ill will typically have reported being guests at or having had a meal at one of the following places:
- Canteens at schools or place of work
- Cafes and restaurants
- Hotels or bed and breakfasts
- Fast food outlets or take aways
- On holiday or whilst abroad
- Hospitals and care homes
- Cruise ships or boats
Cruise Ship Food Poisoning Claims for UK Residents
With Southampton being a leading destination for cruise ships, there are many reported cases of passengers becoming ill from food poisoning whilst on cruises. Even if you don’t live in Southampton, but were affected whilst on a cruise holiday, you can still use our services so please call for advice today.
Our solicitors can only help you to claim for compensation for food poisoning when we can prove that you became ill as a direct result of what you ate or drank. We will work to gather evidence in tracing the source of contamination and will require medical records too.
Our no win no fee* solicitors are experts in making Southampton and Hampshire food poisoning claims and always fight for the right of our client’s for compensation.
Time Limits for Compensation Amounts
There are time limits in all forms of personal injury cases. In the UK, including Southampton and Hampshire, the claimant has 3 years within which to being a claim to the justice system, although this does not apply to children where the time limit is extended.
If you are unsure about whether or not you will be able to make a food poisoning claim then please call us so we can quickly assess your personal situation.
How Much Compensation Can You Claim?
As you can imagine, no one case is ever the same. In most cases, victims will recover from food poisoning very quickly and won’t have long-lasting effects (but can still claim), but in serious cases of food poisoning in Southampton can have life-changing results.
Because of this, the amount of compensation will always differ from case to case. When we bring a successful claim we will try to get compensation damages and payouts for:
- Pain and suffering
- Medical costs
- Loss of earnings
- Any other related expenses
How to Make a Food Poisoning Claim In Southampton
To find out whether you can claim, call our phone number or complete the form to the right of the page. You will be put through to an advisor who will ask a few simple questions.
If we feel you are due food poisoning compensation then a Southampton or Hampshire personal injury lawyer will be assigned to your case, working on a no win no fee* agreement.
In most cases, food poisoning claims in Southampton will be settled via insurance companies and will not have to go to court. They can be very quick and easy to settle. The third party responsible for making you ill will have insurance policies to guard against such instances and compensation will be paid from those policies.
The Symptoms of Food Poisoning
Unsure about whether or not you are affected? Always visit a medical professional to get proper medical diagnosis. If you have any of the following symptoms listed below then you could have good poisoning.
- Diarrhoea Exhaustion
- Stomach cramps
- Urine infections
- Weight loss
Over the years, food poisoning compensation in Southampton and the surrounding areas has manifested itself in a variety of forms, with mild through to serious cases. Some of the more serious illnesses than can result are:
- Giardia Lamblia
- Shigella Dysentery
If you were diagnosed with any of the above then it’s very likely that we will be able to claim for compensation on your behalf.
Why Use Our Southampton Solicitors?
We only work on no win no fee* agreements. Our personal injury lawyers firmly believe that everyone in Hampshire should have the same level of access to the legal system and justice – regardless of their financial situation.
With an understanding and compassionate approach to our clients, we offer professional and reliable claims advice and have helped thousands of people around the UK.
Call us today for a no-obligation discussion about how we can help you.
Call 02380 080681 now. Food poisoning claims in Southampton and Hampshire. We work on a no win no fee* agreement. Phone for a free consultation now about compensation.