We hear about food poisoning cases on the news, especially if there is an outbreak of illnesses caused by contaminated foods. However, you probably never think you will need a Toledo food poisoning cases attorney. Whether you are cooking a meal at home or heading out to dinner at a restaurant, you expect your food to be safe.
At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, we know that cases of food poisoning happen and we are here for you when you need us. Our team will get to work investigating what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve.
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Did you know that the CDC estimates that around 48 million people get sick from contaminated foods each year? Out of those, approximately 128,000 people are hospitalized and around 3,000 are killed. So many of these illnesses and fatalities could be prevented. Those who get sick with food poisoning are often left with major medical bills. In many cases, they face long recovery times and even long-term effects on their health.
When we talk about how food poisoning happens, we have to examine the totality of a portion of food’s cycle, from production to consumption. There are four basic steps a portion of food goes through, all of which can lead to contamination and foodborne illnesses. They include contamination during:
We know that the last thing you ever expected to happen was that you or a loved one would get sick due to the food you eat. However, if your food poisoning was caused by the negligence or carelessness of another person, please seek legal assistance. At Paulozzi LPA Injury Lawyers, we will get to the bottom of what happened so we can secure compensation for the following: