If you are suffering from a case of food poisoning and are extremely sick, it’s possible you may be eligible to a compensation claim under public liability law.
What are the symptoms of food poisoning?
Food poisoning or Salmonella poisoning symptoms can vary depending on how you’ve been infected.
The most common symptoms include:
- diarrhoea (or diarrhea)
- abdominal pain
Do I have a food poisoning claim?
Whether or not you have a food poisoning compensation claim depends on a number of factors, such as how severe your sickness is and the impact it has had on your life.
Without knowing the facts of your particular situation it is hard to give you an idea of your ability to make a claim. A food poisoning lawyer will be able to let you know quickly and easily, once they know more about your situation.
The food poisoning compensation claims legal process
Food poisoning or Salmonella cases typically fall under the area of public liability law, a highly specialised area of law for which Shine Lawyers are experts. No two food poisoning cases are the same. However the below video provides a simple guide to the compensation legal process so you know what to expect when you bring a claim for compensation.
How food poisoning compensation is calculated
Depending on the nature of your food poisoning claim, in most instances a monetary value is placed on the gap between your predicted life path before the poisoning, and your actual life path since the poisoning.