When we go out to a restaurant to dine, we rightfully expect that the food being served is safe to eat and is free from chemical or biological contaminants. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and each year thousands of Americans are affected by food poisoning each year. Food poisoning can range in severity from a minor annoyance to a more serious condition requiring hospitalization and long-term medical care. As a result, anyone who believes they may have become ill after eating contaminated food at a restaurant should be certain to consult with an experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney as soon as possible to determine whether they have a claim.
Restaurants have a duty to ensure that the food that they serve their customers is safe to eat and will not cause illness. Some of the ways in which food may become contaminated include the following:
These are just a few of the ways that a restaurant or it’s employees could negligently cause food poisoning. If you suspect that something that you have eaten has gotten you sick, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. In order to hold a restaurant liable in food poisoning cases, it is essential to be able to prove that the illness arose as a result of eating the food served. In order to do this, it is essential to have the cause of the illness diagnosed, as well as conducting other tests to determine the source of the contamination.
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