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Food Poisoning

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Los Angeles Food Poisoning Trial Lawyers – We Get Results

Need Help After a Food-Caused Illness? Put Our Experience in Your Corner.

Restaurants, grocery stores, and other food preparers must follow a strict set of rules to keep everything they serve and sell free of dangerous bacteria or mold. When they cut corners or make mistakes, bacteria such as E. coli, listeria, and salmonella can cause widespread infection

This can happen due to poor handling or improper preparation procedures. When customers go to a restaurant, food poisoning can occur if a food handler fails to wash their hands before preparing food. The food might also be contaminated from poor hygiene on the supply end.

It can be difficult to determine who is responsible for your food poisoning, but with the help of our Los Angeles lawyers, you may be able to make a claim against the factory or restaurant that contributed to your illness.

Food Poisoning Is Preventable

More than 70 million cases of food poisoning are reported each year, according to the World Health Organization, and many are dangerous. In the U.S., around 128,000 people are hospitalized and 3,000 contract a fatal case of food poisoning.

As consumers, we cannot do much to prevent ourselves from becoming one of these victims. This is an unsettling thought for most. Bacteria is the leading cause of food poisoning, but illness can also be caused by viruses, parasites, molds, natural toxins, and contamination.

Common causes of food poisoning include:

  • Food preparer has dirty hands or uses contaminated utensils
  • Food left out or stored at improper temperatures
  • Improperly washed food or cooking equipment
  • Tainted water used for cleaning or food preparation
  • Negligence on the part of distributors during processing
  • Failure to recall contaminated products

Bacteria can be found everywhere. Without proper sanitation processes, foods can easily become contaminated and introduce dangerous bacteria or other substances into our bodies. Get in touch with our firm immediately to litigate against the responsible parties if you believe your sickness was due to consuming improperly handled food.

Representation in Your Food Poisoning Case

Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation serves clients through aggressive food poisoning lawsuits against suppliers and/or preparers of contaminated food. Our team will use all the resources at our disposal to identify the supplier of the food, calling on investigators as needed to pinpoint the threat. We aggressively seek compensation, working with clients to ensure they ask for the maximum amount possible after being put through this hardship.

Food contamination is serious business, and you should not have to hold the supplier accountable on your own. Our team can work with you for a favorable result.

Call us today at (866) 884-1717 for dedicated legal representation if you have a food poisoning claim.

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