Protect Your Rights
As a result of food poisoning lawsuits, a victim may be compensated for the effects of a severe illness that could have been prevented by taking usual sanitary precautions. In some cases, food poisoning can lead to vast amounts of medical expenses, loss of wages, and significant pain and suffering. The amount of money won in a verdict or settlement with a restaurant or food company depends on the severity of the illness and the body of evidence that the affected party can preserve. It is prudent to seek immediate medical attention and contact an experienced attorney. Your illness may be related to a more significant disease outbreak, and you are more likely to have a successful case.
To protect your legal rights after falling ill from food poisoning, it is crucial that a medical professional test a urine, blood, and stool sample to determine the specific pathogen (bacteria, virus or parasite) that made you sick. Medical testing can narrow down where and how you were affected. A laboratory should genetically test bacterial cells, as the results will be crucial evidence for a plaintiff.
If you have any questions about the important lab testing or legal procedure, contact us or call (800) 720-5913 for information.