Food Poisoning Claims
An experienced food poisoning lawyer Delray Beach, FL respects, understands that food can be a breeding ground for bacteria. In most cases, if the food is prepared properly the bacteria is killed and no harm results. However, if not prepared properly the bacteria can cause numerous problems including nausea, vomiting, and in extreme cases, paralysis or death. The Center for Disease Control estimates that there are close to 200 different illnesses that can be caused by food-borne bacteria, and that millions of people are sickened each year by ingesting contaminated food.
In a food poisoning case, our food poisoning lawyer Delray Beach, FL trusts, will explain to the victim that they must prove that the food product was tainted and unfit for human consumption. The victim must also prove that their illness was caused by the contaminated food. Producers of food regularly recall products that are believed to be contaminated. However, a recall does not relieve the producer of its obligation to compensate those that have been harmed by its product. When numerous people have been sickened by a specific food product, it is possible that the victims’ rights can be enforced through a “class action” lawsuit. In over 32 years of practice, our firm has been class counsel in several cases against restaurants that served contaminated food.
If you believe you have been sickened by a contaminated food product, immediately seek medical help and ask the medical providers help in trying to identify the source of your illness as well as our food poisoning lawyer Delray Beach, FL is proud to have fighting for them. Certain tests can be done to determine whether your illness is from the food product. It is also important for you to preserve the food that you think may have caused the problem, so that it can be tested. Finally, it is important that you report the problem as soon as possible to the local health department. They will often conduct an investigation and as part of the investigation, test the food to determine whether it is contaminated.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of food poisoning, please feel free to call a food poisoning lawyer Delray Beach, FL relies on, to discuss your case. The initial consultation is free, and you will speak directly with me, Eric Luckman, about your claim and your rights.
Our food poisoning lawyer Delray Beach, FL at the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman is available to answer all of your questions about how the legal process might work in your case. We can be reached anytime online or by phone at (561) 737-3133.
It is important for all victims of these situations to act quickly, because there are statute of limitations requirements which mandate that victims file suit within a certain time frame or risk losing their legal rights.
Eric Luckman is a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer. Less than 2% of lawyers in the state of Florida are recognized with this prestigious certification.
Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice.
Feel free to call our office to discuss your case. The initial consultation is free, and you will speak directly with Eric Luckman, about your claim and your rights. An experienced food poisoning lawyer Delray Beach, FL has high regard for, can help you determine whether you have a valid claim.