Restaurant Food Poisoning Lawyers
Who Regulates Food Safety?
Food safety in the US is regulated by the following government agencies:
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
- Federal Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
- State agencies in every state
What Causes Food Poisoning?
Food poisoning is very common, despite its extensive regulation. Food poisoning can be caused by:
- Bacteria (such as E. Coli)
- Pesticides and herbicides
If I've Had Food Poisoning, Can I Sue?
If you have been the victim of food poisoning, you may be able to sue the restaurant, grocery store or food manufacturer. You can seek compensation for medical bills, lost wages during your illness and recovery, pain and suffering and, in extreme cases, wrongful death.
Do I Need a Lawyer for my Food Poisoning Issue?
If you wish to pursue a lawsuit against a restaurant, grocery store, food manufacturer or other person responsible for your food poisoning, you may wish to speak with a personal injury lawyer. An experienced lawyer can help you understand your rights and options, as well as help you deal with the complicated legal system.
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Last Modified: 02-11-2013 01:48 PM PST
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