Claims Against KFC
Talk to us about claims against KFC we are here to help you. If you have been injured while eating or working in a fast-food restaurant, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim for compensation. The accident should have occurred within the last three years.
Fast-food restaurants are legally obliged to ensure the health and safety of their customers and staff. There are a number of health and safety responsibilities it must comply with.
When it fails to do so, injury or illness can occur. In some cases, this can result in fast-food restaurants finding themselves liable to injury compensation claims. If a fast-food restaurant or its employees are negligent towards their duty of care and this leads to injury, victims of accidents can claim compensation.
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Accidents in KFC
Any fast-food restaurant has a duty of care to its customers and there are regulations in place to protect diners from injury. Fast-food restaurants should take measures to reduce the risk of an accident occurring.
If a fast-food restaurant has failed in its duty to keep you safe while you are visiting one of its restaurants and you become injured as a result, you may be entitled to take legal action and make a compensation claim.
Common types of accidents at KFC
There are a number of different kinds of accidents that might occur at fast-food restaurants involving customers or members of staff. These include:
- Burns from hot food or drink or cooking appliances.
- Cuts from kitchen utensils
- Slips, trips or falls, can be caused by loose items on the floor, spillages or defective flooring. These accidents can potentially cause bruising, cuts, scrapes, fractured or broken bones, and head injuries.
- Food poisoning or other food-related illnesses can be caused by badly cooked food or food that is of bad quality. They can also be contracted if food has not been stored or prepared properly.
- Falls downstairs.
Injured while working for KFC?
A fast-food restaurant is legally obligated to keep its staff safe while they are at work. The company must put measures in place in order to do so.
If you have been injured while working because your employer has failed to provide you with a safe working environment or sufficient training, you may be able to make an accident at work claim.
AMOUNT OF COMPENSATION IN claims against KFC CLAIMS
As all personal injury cases are unique, the amount of compensation awarded in each case is unique. The amount awarded is determined by looking at general and special damages.
The pain and suffering that your injuries have caused is the main factor used to determine how much compensation you are owed.
Compensation also takes into account any financial losses that you might have suffered as a result of your injuries, such as a loss of earnings due to being unable to return to work.
How to make a claim against KFC
If you are injured as a customer or an employee, there are several things you should do if you are considering making a personal injury claim.
Firstly, you should make sure that you seek medical attention for your injury. If your injury is serious such as a burn or laceration, you should do so as soon as possible.
You should also make sure that your accident has been formally recorded. Report the incident to a member of staff or if you are an employee yourself, to your supervisor and ask that it is logged in the Accident Book.
You can also make a claim for food poisoning claims against a fast-food restaurant.
When making any kind of accident claim, it is essential that you have a specialist on your side. You have just three years from the date of your accident in which to make a claim. Because of this, it is important that you seek advice from an expert lawyer as soon as possible. If you are a minor or would like to claim on behalf of a child, the three-year timeframe begins on the date of their eighteenth birthday.
Start your claim against KFC today
If you have been injured or contracted food poisoning and think you might have a claim against fast-food restaurants, you can call 0800 342 3206 or enquire online and a member of our specialist team will be in touch to discuss your potential personal injury claim in more detail.