Food Poisoning Lawsuits Reviewed Nationwide
The food poisoning lawyers at Saiontz & Kirk, P.A. represent individuals throughout the United States who have suffered a severe illness as a result of mass contaminated foods.
About 48 million people fell ill in the U.S. in 2010 due to food poisoning, resulting in about 3,000 deaths. In many cases food poisoning outbreaks are caused by negligence during the manufacturing and preparation process.
Financial compensation may be available through a food poisoning lawsuit for people who were severely injured or who lost family members or loved ones due to death caused by contaminated food. To review a potential food poisoning case, request a free consultation and claim evaluation.
E. Coli Food Poisoning Lawyer
E. coli outbreaks can occur if proper standards for food handling and packaging are not followed. In severe cases, an E. coli food poisoning illness may lead to hemolytic-urenia syndrome (HUS), which is associated with kidney failure and could be fatal.
Salmonella Food Poisoning Lawyer
Salmonella bacteria can cause food poisoning from unsanitary conditions or from undercooking meats or eggs. For the elderly, infants and those with a weak immune system, salmonella poisoning could lead to severe illness, liver damage or death.
Listeria Poisoning Lawyer
While listeria is one of the less common forms of food poisoning, it is one of the most deadly, killing about 25% of its victims. Listeria bacteria, which can only be detected through blood tests, may live in the body for up to two months before causing illness.
Botulism Poisoning Lawyer
Botulism is a muscle-paralyzing disease that is very serious and could lead to death. it is caused by the toxin made by Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which is potent and could be inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through the eyes or skin.