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Food Poisoning Compensation Claim Lawyers

Have you suffered food poisoning and been very ill? Has your food-poisoning illness caused a loss? Splatt public liability lawyers can help you make a successful food poisoning claim and receive compensation on a 100% no win no fee basis.

In Queensland, it’s reasonable to expect food to be safe for consumption and that it won’t upend your life, forcing you to take time off work. When contaminated food causes harm, an expert food poisoning lawyer will assist with personal injury claim legal advice.

Thankfully, Splatt Lawyers helps you know your legal rights for free, and you owe us nothing until we win your claim. Pay nothing if you lose. Call Now – 1800 700 125 or email us >

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How Much Compensation for Food Poisoning Claims?

Generally, the value of food poisoning compensation claims relies on these three factors:

  1. The severity of your illness
  2. The impact this has had on your life, particularly your work capacity
  3. Your incident was due to the negligence of another person

If your food poisoning occurred recently and is still mentally or physically impacting your life, you could claim compensation for food poisoning. Often, a successful outcome relies on a solid understanding of public liability law. Thankfully, Splatt Lawyer’s public liability legal team has been helping people know their legal rights regardingfood-related injuries for nearly three decades.

It costs nothing to get started and there are no costs or fees until we win your case. Call Now – 1800 700 125

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100% No Win No Fee Food Poisoning Claims

I have heard of No Win, No Pay, what is 100% No Win. No Fee?

If you have not had a food poisoning damages claim before, you may be concerned about your legal fees and the chance of success. So, you will be pleased to learn that you carry no financial risk when choosing Splatt Lawyers for your case. Our No Win, No Fee, No Risk guarantee means that you:

Our experienced compensation lawyers will be pleased to show you our legal cost agreement that outlines our 100% No Win, No Fee policy.

Can I Make a Public Liability Claim for Food Poisoning?

When food vendors fail to provide meals fit for human consumption, you can seek food poisoning compensation by making a public liability claim. For free, our food poisoning lawyers will help you know the following:

  1. Your food poisoning claim eligibility
  2. Who should be held responsible
  3. What you claim for compensation
  4. The factors for proving negligence in a food poisoning claim
  5. Our no financial risk compensation claim policy

How Much Is My Food Poisoning Payout Worth?

If you have a successful legal case for food poisoning, your settlement payout is compensation for your foodborne illness’s impact on your life and the seriousness of your sickness. When eligible, you can claim for:

  • Medical bills—past and future
  • Lost wages: past and future loss
  • Lost enjoyment of life, suffering and pain
  • The care and assistance provided by your family and friends

There is no cost to understanding the value of your claim. Your lawyer will indicate what you might expect when they complete your free legal case review. Call Now – 1800 700 125

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How Many Cases of Food Poisoning Occur Annually?

In Queensland, visiting a restaurant or cafe and dining out is popular. With everyone leading busy lives, getting a quick takeaway or going to a restaurant is convenient and requires far less effort than making food at home. The average amount spent on restaurants and takeout food in Queensland is $230 a month. Every time you eat food from a venue outside your home, you trust the vendor is following food safety guidelines. This is not always the case. 

Each year in Australia, there are about 5.4 million cases of food-related gastro and 80 fatalities. Most of these food illness cases will result in mild nausea and vomiting, which end in 24 to 48 hours, but others can be more serious with long-term effects on your life.

Your physical indicators for illness due to bad food and salmonella food poisoning can vary depending on the cause of your sickness and your tolerance to that type of infection. The symptoms of food poisoning are:

  • Headache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever and headaches
  • Abdominal pain and diarrhoea

What Should I Do If I Believe I Have Food Poisoning?

When you have been exposed to dodgy food and suffered a loss, there are some crucial steps you should follow to improve your legal outcome:

  1. Seek medical treatment to ensure you are on the path to recovery
  2. Your doctor would document all your symptoms and make recommendations for your treatment.
  3. If you had severe food poisoning keep copies of medical records and hospital admission details. 
  4. Keep notes of the food you consumed, where you ate the food when your symptoms began, how long your symptoms lasted and the long-term impacts of your illness.

Public liability claims are based on evidence. We recommend you store any remaining food in the fridge for testing purposes. You should also advise the food vendor on your circumstances so they can take steps to ensure no one else is impacted.

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Food Poisoning Lawyers Nearby

When you need informed legal advice for food poisoning compensation, it’s good to know help is close by. Our skilled public liability solicitors are based in eight locations across Southeast Queensland. It is likely we have a lawyer near you now. Choose your location:

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Food Poisoning Compensation Claim FAQS

For your solicitor to succeed in a food compensation claim, they must show that the entity or person who caused your illness was at fault. That when the incident occurred, they failed their duty of care. And that due to this failure, you experienced suffering and loss. Your lawyer will explain more about how this works when they review your circumstances for free.

When your claim succeeds, the insurance company of the person or entity who caused your loss is usually liable to fund your compensation. Most businesses in Queensland have public liability insurance to protect them financially when they fail their duty of care.

In Queensland, there are time limits for bringing a compensation claim in food poisoning cases. Failure to lodge within this period may prevent you from ever receiving a settlement. If you believe you have a case, you should begin immediately.

The time it takes for a compensation matter to settle varies because every case is unique. The severity of your symptoms, how you acquire food poisoning, and the complexity or simplicity of your claim all factor into the time it takes to complete. Our public liability legal team will give you a time frame when they do your free case evaluation.

Splatt lawyers offer 100% No Win, No Fee funding for food compensation litigation matters. There are no upfront fees to start your case or ongoing costs – not even for medical assessments and reports. You pay nothing until you win. See more about our legal fees here.

When restaurants, cafes, fast food providers or other food vendors fail to comply with health codes, you can sue for food poisoning damages. However, success generally relies on a thorough understanding of public liability law concerning foodborne illnesses. Additionally, you must have compelling evidence to prove who is to blame for your loss. This is a situation where our personal injury lawyers can help.

Regarding foodborne illnesses, a stomach bug usually develops over a 24- to 48-hour period before causing symptoms. On the other hand, food poisoning generally presents symptoms, often about two to six hours after you’ve eaten contaminated food.

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