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Campylobacter Compensation Claims

Campylobacter Compensation Claims

Food poisoning of any kind can be unpleasant. It’s no wonder that campylobacter claims are so common in the UK. Food poisoning caused by campylobacter can make you extremely ill. In many cases, it can even lead to gastroenteritis. Gastroenteritis can easily lead to a range of other health issues if not managed effectively. Campylobacter can be caught from any contaminated foods or drink. As it can be so unpleasant and result in long-term issues, campylobacter claims are essential.

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can deliver no-win, no-fee campylobacter claims to help you get the compensation that you need. If you’ve sustained food poisoning that wasn’t your fault, then you could be entitled to compensation. Food poisoning can be contracted in practically any circumstances.

What is Campylobacter?

Campylobacter is a group of bacteria which can cause serious cases of food poisoning. If you consume any kind of food or drink infected with Campylobacter germs, it can make you ill. These kinds of bacteria can cause serious bouts of food poisonings. Most commonly, they are found in raw meats or improperly cooked meats.

Over the years, the professional team of no-win, no-fee specialists at Tylers have helped to get compensation following all kinds of food poisoning. Whether you’ve contracted this food poisoning in a restaurant, hotel or on-board a cruise ship, you will be entitled to compensation. The compensation that we can help you to get can be essential when recovering from food poisoning. It can help to reimburse you for your personal suffering and cover the loss of any wages.

Common Questions Regarding Campylobacter Claims in the UK:

What are the Symptoms of Campylobacter Infections?

As the most commonly reported cause of food poisoning in the UK, campylobacter can cause a range of quite serious symptoms. Some of the most common symptoms include:

  • Nausea and Vomiting.
  • Abdominal Pain/Cramping.
  • Fever.
  • Malaise and Exhaustion.
  • Diarrhoea; Sometimes Bloody.

What are the Different Kinds of Campylobacter?

Campylobacter isn’t just one form of bacteria. It is a group which are found in all kinds of food and liquid. Some of the most common campylobacters include:

  • Jejuni.
  • Coli/Hyointestinalis.
  • Lari.
  • Fetus/Ureolyticus.
  • Concisus.
  • Gracilis.
  • Hominis.

How Can I Catch Campylobacter?

The three main ways of catch any food poisoning related to this bacterium are:

  • Undercooked and Raw Foods.
  • Wild Birds at Buffets.
  • Contact with Contaminated Wild Animals.

What Kinds of Foods Can Campylobacter Grow In?

Campylobacter can appear in all kinds of raw meat, particularly poultry. They are normally eliminated in the cooking process. Some of the most common ingredients for C. infection include:

  • Chicken, Turkey and Fowl.
  • Beef.
  • Pork.
  • Mutton and Lamb.

What Liquids Can Contain Campylobacter?

Campylobacter claims can also originate from contaminated liquids. These can include:

  • Contaminated Water.
  • Unpasteurised Milk.
  • Ice Cubes made from Contaminated Water.

What Else Can Contain Campylobacter?

In addition to raw meat and contaminated liquids, there are several other foods which can contain any kind of campylobacter. These ingredients can include:

  • Certain Mushrooms.
  • Contaminated, Raw Shellfish.

Is C. Jejuni Contagious?

In addition to causing food poisoning, campylobacter can be passed from one person to another. When illnesses relating to C. Jejuni and other bacteria are contracted via contact rather than consumption, they are known as Traveller’s Diarrhoea or Stomach Flu.

How Does Campylobacter Spread?

Campylobacter is primarily spread through contaminated meats. These bacteria can transfer between meats, so even a small batch can contaminate large quantities of raw meat. If a person is suffering from related food poisoning, it can also be spread through human contact.

How to Prevent Campylobacter Food Poisoning?

By making sure that all raw meat is cooked properly, you’ll be able to eliminate this form of food poisoning. Ensuring that all chefs and food handlers wash their hands regularly is a great way to prevent the spread of this bacteria.

Does C. Jejuni Stay in My System?

When campylobacter enters your system, it can be incredibly dangerous. This bacterium can cause long-term symptoms. It is possible for campylobacter to remain in your system, resulting in reoccurring infections. This can result in regular diarrhoea, nausea and other harmful symptoms.

Can Campylobacter Come Back?

It is possible to sustain campylobacter infections on multiple occasions. As they are a kind of food infection, you will suffer from this illness every time you encounter the bacteria. Regular contact can result in consistent symptoms.

Who Discovered Campylobacter?

  1. Jejuni and C. Coli were noted in 1886 by Theodor Escherich. Following this, he (and other scientists) went on to discover a range of campylobacter bacteria in a range of substances, including:
  • Stool Specimens.
  • Intestinal Mucous.
  • Rotten Food.
  • Contaminated Water.

Can I Catch Campylobacter on Holiday?

Certain countries have a higher risk of C. Jejuni contamination than others. Some of the countries most at risk of food poisoning include:

  • Cuba.
  • Mexico.
  • Dominican Republic.
  • Turkey.
  • Egypt.

Can I Make Campylobacter Claims for Compensation?

Yes, you can. If you’ve been infected by any kind of campylobacter bacteria that wasn’t your fault, you will be able to make a claim. This includes C. Jejuni and any other form of the bacterium.

How Much Compensation Could I Get for Campylobacter Claims in the UK?

If you’ve been exposed to C. Jejuni or any kind of food poisoning bacteria and it wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to compensation. If you’ve suffered this exposure on a cruise or during a package holiday, you may be entitled to compensation and a full refund. Here at Tylers Solicitors, our experienced team can provide a no-win, no-fee legal service for all kinds of personal injury claims.

Thanks to our complete legal services, you could get the compensation that you need to move on with your life. If you’ve encountered C. Jejuni on holiday, in a school, restaurant, café, hospital or hotel, then you will be entitled to compensation. My making food poisoning claims against these businesses and facilities, you could encourage them to improve their standards. This will help other people to avoid the potential health hazards associated with these infections.

The Tylers Solicitors team of no-win, no-fee legal experts can help you to get the compensation that you deserve. If you have a viable claim against a business, hospital, travel agent or school, then our professional team will take the case on your behalf. As we will fight the legal case on your behalf, you will be able to focus on recovering from your illness. Our no-win, no-fee lawyers will work to get you as much compensation as possible.

If you’ve suffered any kind of food poisoning that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make personal injury claims against the person or business responsible. The amount of money that you receive will be dependent on a range of different things. For example, the level of suffering that you have had to go, or any long-term effects on your health. If this food poisoning occurs as part of a package holiday, then you could also receive a full or partial refund of your holiday costs.

Type of InjuryDescriptionCompensation Amount
Minor Food Poisoning ClaimsFood poisoning, resulting from exposure to contaminated food or water, with only minor symptoms which disappear within a few weeks.£800 to £3,500.
Moderate Food Poisoning ClaimsFood poisoning which can cause stomach cramps, fatigue and which require hospitalisation.£3,500 to £8,400
Severe Food Poisoning ClaimsFood poisoning which requires hospitalisation. This can include extremely serious symptoms and long-term health issues.£8,400 to £46,000

What Kinds of Food Poisoning Claims Can I Get Compensation For?

So long as there is enough evidence to prove that you’ve been contaminated, and it wasn’t your fault, you’ll be able to make claims for compensation. The experienced team of no-win, no-fee legal experts at Tylers Solicitors are here to help. We will work with you to help you get the most amount of compensation possible for your claim.

There are dozens of different ways that you can contract food poisoning related to campylobacter. Some of the most common ways include:

  • Exposure to Contaminated Foods, including:
    • Birds, such as Chicken and Turkey.
    • Pork and Bacon.
    • Beef.
    • Lamb and Mutton.
  • Contaminated Liquids, such as:
    • Water, including Ice Cubes.
    • Unpasteurised Milk.
  • In Private Clinics or NHS Hospitals.
  • While on Holiday:
    • Onboard a Cruise or Airplane.
    • At a Hospital Resort.
    • Eating Contaminated Food in a Hotel Restaurant.
  • In School.
  • In an Unhygienic Workplace.
  • While Eating in a Restaurant, Café or Elsewhere.

Important Medical Information Regarding Campylobacter Claims in the UK:

For Food Poisoning Compensation Claims in the UK; Contact Tylers Solicitors Today

Here at Tylers Solicitors, our team of no-win, no-fee lawyers have helped people to get the compensation they are entitled to following personal injury. Thanks to our experience, we can help you to receive as much compensation as possible following your mild, moderate or severe food poisoning case. We can deliver a comprehensive range of legal services to people across the UK.

Whether you’ve suffered from food poisoning following a package holiday or a stay in the hospital, our team are here for you. We can hold businesses, organisations and individuals responsible for your illness.

Food poisonings, including those caused by C. Jejuni, can be extremely harmful to your health. In many cases, they can even cause long-term health issues which can have a major impact on your working and social life. With our team by your side, you’ll be able to claim for personal suffering, lost wages and any impacts the illness will have on your long-term health.

For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today. We can provide legal advice and practical no-win, no-fee services. If you’re looking to make any kind of campylobacter claims in the UK, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today. You can reach us on 0800 699 0079. If you prefer, you can send any questions or concerns that you might have via our simple online contact form.

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