Legal Guidance In Food Poisoning Cases
Foodborne illnesses have become more common and highly publicized. Major restaurants, grocery stores and food corporations have come under fire for being the center of a wave of food poisonings. People who have experienced food poisoning or other foodborne illnesses have options. It may be possible to take action against the business responsible for serving, distributing or cultivating the contaminated food.
If you have fallen ill after eating, especially if there is a known issue with that restaurant or type of food, we can help. At Ayers, Whitlow & Dressler, our lawyers provide comprehensive personal injury and food poisoning representation to clients in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. We know how devastating these illnesses can be, often leaving you with medical bills and missed time at work. Our goal is to help you recover compensation for the losses you have suffered.
Common Food Poisoning Symptoms
Food poisoning symptoms appear anywhere from a few hours after eating to three days after the contaminated food was ingested. Some take longer – up to four weeks. Types of common symptoms experienced by food poisoning victims include stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. More serious cases can cause fever, chills, blurry vision and even life-threatening complications.
Though some illnesses are swift and end before you can get to a doctor, it is best to seek medical attention if you have severe symptoms or if your symptoms linger. Having medical tests done to show what made you sick can help build a case on your behalf.
Types Of Foodborne Illnesses And Causes Of Food Poisoning
Numerous types of bacteria and microorganisms can cause food poisoning. Some of the more typical cases involve:
- Staphylococcus aureus, known as staph or Staph A
- E. coli, also called Escherichia coli
- Clostridium perfringens
Leading The Charge
At our firm, food poisoning cases are primarily handled by skilled attorney Brett E. Dressler. Having practiced law since 1998 and received numerous accolades for his legal services, attorney Dressler is a dedicated ally in food poisoning cases. He works closely with clients, listening to their stories and thoroughly investigating each case to take action as soon as possible.
Talk To Our Firm Today
For more information on how we handle food poisoning cases and take action against negligent parties that cause these illnesses, schedule a free consultation at our office. Call us now at 704-594-4317 or contact us online.
We accept personal injury cases on a contingent fee basis. We only collect attorney fees if we obtain compensation for you.