Unsafe food products are responsible for millions of illnesses and thousands of deaths each year. Food products can become tainted due to improper storage, handling, or preparation, causing consumers to become ill with diseases such as e. coli, salmonella, norovirius, shigella, campylobacter jejuni or listeria. Moreover, food products may be contaminated with dangerous items, such as metal or plastic pieces, which are not meant to be eaten and can injure a consumer if ingested.
The Chicago unsafe food attorneys at Ankin Law Offices, LLC are skilled personal injury lawyers who will diligently work to pursue your unsafe food product lawsuit. Contact our office to schedule a free consultation to learn more about food product liability laws and to discuss whether you may have a case.
There are a variety of causes of unsafe food products, including:
In order to successfully pursue a lawsuit involving unsafe food products or food poisoning, the victim must prove that the defendant negligently or intentionally failed to properly handle, prepare or store the unsafe food product, which caused the food to become contaminated and resulted in illness or injury to the plaintiff. Lawsuits involving unsafe food products can be difficult to prove because it requires complex legal issues, as well as detailed and comprehensive testimony of expert witnesses that are highly-trained in technical fields, such as food safety, microbiology and medicine.
At Ankin Law Offices, we are skilled Chicago unsafe food product lawyers who are familiar with these complex legal issues and well-equipped to obtain the factual testimony and evidence necessary to support a legitimate claim. If you or a loved one has become sick or been injured as a result of an unsafe food product, contact the Chicago product liability attorneys at Ankin Law Offices to learn more about a possible lawsuit to recover compensation for your injuries.