Personal Injury Lawyers in Las Vegas
Food poisoning is a very serious issue, affecting more than 48 million people in the U.S. Food poisoning is when a person ingests food that has some type of toxin or bacterial agent that makes them ill. Symptoms often include high fever, nausea, diarrhea, and cramps. Over 3,000 people die each year from food poisoning. If you or someone you know is in need of an attorney for their food poisoning case, contact Dobberstein Law Group to discuss your best options.
Thousands of food poisoning lawsuits take place in the U.S. every year. Sadly, a number of companies find themselves liable for food poisoning outbreaks. There are many types of food poisonings including salmonella, ecoli, listeria, and botulism; they are all potentially deadly. These types of poisoning can take place at meat packing plants, retailers, restaurants, and other commercial facilities. The Centers for Disease Control have certain laws regarding the proper processing and handling of food sources to prevent contamination. Food poisoning can happen at any step: processing, distribution, and preparation.
If you become ill and believe it is from food poisoning, you should first seek out medical attention. Once it is confirmed that it is food poisoning from a source like a restaurant or grocery store, you should seek out the help of a Las Vegas personal injury attorney. In most cases, there will be several people who have been made ill by the same product. If a company is found to have caused food poisoning contamination, they will be held liable.
A Las Vegas personal injury attorney will find out the source of the problem and take action. You are entitled to receive compensation for the negligence of others.
Contact Dobberstein Law Group today to schedule your consultation. Discussing your options with an experienced attorney can help you determine what is best for your case.