One of the unfortunate side effects of an efficient national food system is the ease with which dangerous food can be distributed all across the country causing severe cases of food poisoning. Eggs tainted with salmonella at one farm could be found in kitchens in five states or in commercial foods sold nationwide. If you or a loved one suffered from food poisoning, you may be able to recover compensation. Speak with a Las Vegas food poisoning lawyer from Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers to learn about your legal options.
At Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, we understand the challenges that clients could be living with if they’re suffering the long-term consequences of food contamination. Food poisoning can lead to serious consequences, so if you have been a victim of food poisoning you should call us immediately. We will fight for the compensation and treatment that you deserve!
Who can be held responsible when contaminated food causes serious illness or death? Consumers can bring a product liability lawsuit against the parties whose unhealthy business practices resulted in food poisoning. That could be:
There are more than 200 pathogens that can contaminate food, but five are responsible for most foodborne illnesses:
While the most common symptom of food poisoning is temporary diarrhea and vomiting, some people suffer serious, long-term injuries and even death. Here are some of the extreme situations that we have come up against:
Proper food-handling techniques and hygienic food processing can eliminate food-borne illnesses like these, and yet companies fail to take the precautions necessary to safeguard our health.
At Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, we understand the challenges you are living with if you’re suffering the long-term consequences of food contamination. We are aggressive in pursuing the facts and in holding companies responsible wherever they are in the chain from farm to table. We work hard to ensure our clients receive full and fair compensation for all injuries.