On this page, you will find a guide to making a claim if you have been injured in an accident in Subway. You will learn everything you need to know about the process of making a personal injury claim, so that you can begin to make intelligent choices about your own case.
Subway is one of the major high street food chains in the UK. There are approximately 2,300 subway outlets across the country. But the company, being based in the USA, has over 40,000 outlets worldwide. Subway has a less than stellar record when it comes to Health & Safety, with several newsworthy incidents in its past. This includes the 2008 outbreak of salmonella which left 120 people with food poisoning. Link here.
If you have been injured or become ill after eating the food in Subway, this guide is for you. If you have any questions about the information you will find below, call Accident Claims UK on 0800 073 8801, and one of our team will answer them for you.
Select A Section:
- A Guide To Claims For Accidents, Injuries Or Illness At A Subway Restaurant
- What Is An Accident, Injury Or Illness At A Subway?
- Common Types Of Accident In A Restaurant
- Health And Safety Factors For Fast Food Restaurants
- Claim For A Slip Or A Fall In Subway
- Subway Fast Food Restaurant Burn Injury Claims
- Food Poisoning Claims Against Subway
- What Can Personal Injury Claims Compensate You For?
- Accident At A Subway Restaurant Compensation Calculator
- No Win No Fee Compensation Claims For An Illness Or Accident At Subway
- Why You Should Make You Claim For An Accident At Subway With Our Team
- Speak To Our Team Today
- Where To Find More Information
A Guide To Claims For Accidents, Injuries Or Illness At A Subway Restaurant
As long as you are making your claim within the personal injury claims time limit of three years, this guide should be useful to you. This guide begins by giving a definition of what Subway accident claims are, who could be eligible to make a claim and why. It then moves on to list some of the more common types of accidents that happen in a fast food restaurant.
Moving on, the guide discusses the issue of Health & Safety in the hospitality trade, and then covers some of the more common types of claims in more detail. This includes slips, trips and falls, burns and also food poisoning.
The later sections of this guide deliver some of the main facts regarding Subway claims. You will find a detailed list of the most common types of damages that a compensation settlement could be made up of. You will also find a table that shows typical compensation amounts for a range of illnesses and injuries that could be caused by an incident in Subway.
The final sections of this guide will introduce the Accident Claims UK claims service. This is a very simple, easy to use and risk-free way for you to have your Subway claimed processed. If you have any questions about the information in this guide, please speak to one of our team on the number at the end of the page. They will be waiting to help you, and get you the answers that you need.
What Is An Accident, Injury Or Illness At A Subway?
Take a look at the graph above; it shows the age breakdown of people who die due to choking in the UK ( this graph is not based on Subway ) The graph is just about general chocking statistics in the UK that can happen in any area including cafes, restaurants burger or fast food takeaways .
Subway is required by law, to conform to multiple levels of legislation. All of which are in place to protect customers, members of the public and also employees from coming to harm. This legislation includes the Consumer Rights Act, the Occupiers Liability Act and also all of the Health & Safety regulations pertaining to the food service and hospitality sectors.
If a failure to meet these compliance requirements caused an injury or an illness to an employee or a member of the public, then a valid reason to make a personal injury claim could exist.
If you are unclear whether you have a reason to make a claim against Subway, please call Accident Claims UK on the number at the end of this guide, one of our team will be ready to advise you on your eligibility to claim.
Common Types Of Accident In A Restaurant
There are many types of injuries and illnesses that could be the result of an incident in Subway that a personal injury solicitor could process a claim for. Some common ones include:
- Slipping on a wet or dirty floor.
- Eat food that has gone bad.
- Tripping over a pothole in the carpark.
- Being injured by cleaners or maintenance staff working in the store.
These reasons and more can cause harm to a customer or employee in Subway. Accident Claims UK can help you to claim for any type of accident. Please speak to one of our team on the number at the end of this page to learn how.
Health And Safety Factors For Fast Food Restaurants
If you have had an accident at Subway, you need to understand that Subway must comply with all Health & Safety regulations that pertain to both the food service, and also the hospitality sectors. Regular inspections are made, and if anything is found to be substandard, then the Subway branch being inspected will not receive its certification.
If a breakdown in compliance protocols directly leads to a member of the public, or an employee coming to harm in some way, then Subway could be liable to pay compensation. They may also be sanctioned by the Health & Safety Executive, and in extreme cases, the branch would be closed down until such time as full compliance can be proven.
Accident Claims UK can help you make a claim against Subway for a breach in compliance with Health & Safety requirements if Subway was a fault for a injury you have received. Please call us on the number at the bottom of this page to find out how.
Claim For A Slip Or A Fall In Subway
A slip and fall at restaurants and cafe’s in the UK are a very common cause for a person to make an injury claim. These accidents have a great many causes, such as:
- Wet floors that should have been dried and have not been signposted as a hazard.
- Spilt food that should have been cleaned up and has not been signposted as a hazard.
- Damaged paving slabs or potholes in the customer parking area.
- Obstructions left in public areas by maintenance workers.
These are just a handful of ways that a slip, trip or fall could happen in Subway. If you have been in injured by this kind of accident, call Accident Claims UK today on the number at the end of the page. One of our team will be ready to get your claim started right away.
Subway Fast Food Restaurant Burn Injury Claims
One of the most common reasons to make restaurant injury and accident claims, is to compensate either a member of staff, or a member of the public, for a burn injury.
Burns are one of the most common of all workplace accident claims for people who work in the food retail industry. There are many burn hazards in a kitchen, even a fast food kitchen such as the one used in restaurants. Members of the public are often burned by staff spilling hot food or drink on them, causing what can be a serious scald.
If you have been burned while working in the kitchen at Subway, or scalded while being served, then please give Accident Claims UK a call. One of our team will be able to help get your claim started right away.
Food Poisoning Claims Against Subway
Although not frequent and very rare, there have been cases of Subway sandwich food poisoning. Food poisoning is a generic name given to a number of related illnesses with the same symptoms, caused by several different types of bacteria. This bacteria breeds on food that has allowed to go bad, due to, for example:
- Food being stored at the wrong temperature.
- Feed being undercooked.
- Food is left out under a glass display for too long in a shop.
- Food is prepared in an unhygienic kitchen.
- Food is served by unhygienic serving staff.
- Food is cooked from ingredients that have not been cleaned properly.
If you have come down with a case of food poisoning after eating in Subway, Accident Clams UK should be able to help you to make a claim. Please speak to one of our team on the number at the bottom of this guide to learn how to move your claim forward today.
What Can Personal Injury Claims Compensate You For?
When people make accident at Subway restaurant claims, every settlement received is unique. The compensation paid is entirely based on the circumstances of the accident or event that caused harm. However, what settlements do have in common, is the types of damages that are received. They can include, but are not limited to those cover below
Special Damages for Financial and Ad-hoc Losses
Special damages relate to all of the non-physical aspects of your injuries or illness. They are designed to compensate for tangible financial losses, and also intangible losses, such as missing an important event. They can include:
- Provision for reimbursing the claimant for any travel fees they have incurred.
- Provision for reimbursing the claimant for any cost of private medical treatment they have had to pay themselves.
- Provision to reimburse the claimant for paying to hire in either nursing or a home help, due to their injuries.
- Provision for making up any loss of current earnings due to the claimant having to take time off work due to their injuries or illness.
- Future provision to make up for any estimated loss in income, due to the claimant only being able to work at a reduced capacity in the future due to their injuries.
General Damages to Compensate for All of the Physical Aspects of the Claim
General damages cover all of the pain and suffering associated with the claim. This covers both the initial accident and subsequent emergency treatment, as well as the recovery period and also any long-term or permanent health issues. They can include:
- Provision for compensating the claimant for the pain and suffering they went through at the time of the accident.
- Provision for compensating the claimant for the mental trauma of the accident.
- Provision to compensate the claimant if they have had a long and painful recovery process.
- Provision to compensate the claimant for any psychological damage they have suffered due to the accident or injuries. This would include conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety or depression.
- Future provision to compensate the claimant for a lowered life quality caused by a long-term medical condition or a permanent disability.
If you would like to receive a personalised opinion on the types of damages you might be able to claim in your own case; please call Accident Claims UK on the number below. One of our team will go over your claim with you, and tell you what they believe you should be able to claim for.
Accident At A Restaurant Compensation Calculator
We have not added a personal injury claims calculator online to this page. The reason being, as that they are generally very inaccurate. They are really only a gimmick, and often give an overinflated idea of how much a person might claim. Instead, we have produced this table. The figures below are all based on the judicial guidelines that would be used to calculate your compensation if your claim went to court.
|Food poisoning||Minor||Symptoms will be fairly minor and only last a day or two; they could include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.||£800 to £3,461|
|Food poisoning||Moderate||Symptoms will be moderate and only last a few days; they could include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, and stomach pains.||£3,460 to £8,361|
|Food poisoning||Serious||Symptoms will be quite bad and last up to a week or even more, they could include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, stomach pains, fever and muscle/stomach cramps.||£8,360 to £16,831|
|Food poisoning||Severe||Symptoms will be quite bad and last up to two weeks or even more, they could include nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, stomach pains, a high fever and muscle/stomach cramps. May require hospitalisation to stabilise and treat.||£33,700 to £46,041|
|Hand injury||Minor to serious||Injuries will scale up from cuts, lacerations and bruises through fractures and muscle damage, to complete amputation of a hand or both hands.||Up to £54,309|
|Wrist injury||Minor to severe||Injuries will scale up from tissue damage such as abrasions and lacerations, through sprains and fractures, to complete paralysis of the wrist.||Up to £4,189|
|Arm injury||Moderate to severe||Injuries will scale up from damage to the soft tissue including cuts and bruising, through muscle damage, nerve damage and fractures, to complete amputation of the arm either below or above the elbow.||Up to £114,839|
|Finger injury||Minor to severe||Injuries will scale up from bruises and cuts, though dislocation and fractures, to complete amputation of one or more of the fingers.||Up to £21,949|
|Thumb injury||Minor to severe||Injuries will scale up from bruises and cuts, though dislocation and fractures, to complete amputation of one or both of the thumbs.||Up to £48,049|
|Back injury||Minor to severe||Injuries will scale up from damage to the tissue of the back such as lacerations and cuts, through nerve or muscle damage, and fractured vertebrae, to total paralysis of the back.||Up to £141,179|
|Neck injury||Minor to severe||Injuries will scale up from damage to the tissue of the back such as lacerations and cuts, through nerve or muscle damage, and fractured vertebrae, to total paralysis of the neck.||Up to £130,089|
|Toe injury||Moderate to severe||Injuries will scale up from bruises and cuts, though dislocation and fractures, to complete amputation of one or more of the toes.||Up to £49,149|
|Ankle injury||Minor to severe||Injuries will scale up from tissue damage such as abrasions and lacerations, through sprains and fractures, to complete paralysis of the ankle.||Up to £61,149|
|Foot injury||Minor to very severe||Injuries will scale up from cuts, lacerations and bruises through fractures and muscle damage, to complete amputation of a foot or both feet.||Up to £96,149|
|Leg injury||Minor to severe||Injuries will scale up from damage to the soft tissue including cuts and bruising, through muscle damage, nerve damage and fractures, to complete amputation of the leg either below or above the knee.||Up to £119,249|
For a much more accurate estimate of how much compensation you might be able to claim, call the number below and speak to one of the Accident Claims UK. They will be able to give you a ballpark figure based on the specifics of your claim.
No Win No Fee Compensation Claims For An Illness Or Accident At Subway
Accident Claims UK can offer everyone in the UK a way to have their injury claim processed in a risk-free manner. Instead of paying your own legal fees, which would be lost if your claim were unsuccessful, we will shoulder the fees for you. You only pay our fee when you actually receive a payment.
This is known as a No Win No Fee agreement. When we first start working on your claim, there is no fee. As we process your claim, and this stage can take many months in some cases, we still won’t charge a fee. If we are unsuccessful and don’t win you any compensation, we zero our entire fee. If we are successful though, we will deduct our pre-arranged percentage as a fee from the money we receive for you, and then forward the remainder to you. Call us on the number below to learn more.
Why You Should Make You Claim For An Accident At Subway With Our Team
Accident Claims UK has a solid track record of help claimants to receive the maximum level of compensation possible. We have worked on some very complex claims, and are sure that we can help with yours.
We will always try and get you the most compensation we can, without ever doing anything that might put your claim at risk. You are always able to contact us and ask for an update on your claim, or to find out what we have been doing for you. If you would like to learn how we can help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to, call us on the number below today.
Speak To Our Team Today
If you have been injured or become ill due to an incident in Subway, Accident Claims UK can help you to make a Subway restaurant accident claim. Call us on 0800 073 8801 today, and one of our team will talk you through our new claims process, so that we can begin working on your claim straight away.
Where To Find More Information
Here is a link that leads to the Food Standards Agency in the UK:
And at this link, you can learn about all of the hygiene requirements that Subway has to meet:
At this link below, you will find a guide to making a claim for a slip, trip or fall accident:
Here is a link below, you will find a guide to making a claim for a head injury:
Follow this link, to find a guide to making a claim for an accident at work: