If you are dining at a restaurant or other public establishment, you trust the chefs to prepare your food in a sanitary, proper way according to health safety standards. This includes cooking the meat until it is done (and not serving it raw), using proper hygiene and making sure there are no objects or contaminates in the food. If this is not done and you contract a food borne illness because of it, you may be able to bring that restaurant to court to gain financial compensation to help pay for any injuries or damages that result from their negligent behavior.Food borne illnesses are extremely common in our country. According to recent studies, over 70 million cases of these kinds of illnesses occur every year. If you are one of the 70 million and would like to pursue legal representation for your case, contact an experienced attorney today to start formulating your claim.The most common food borne illnesses include the following:Salmonella
E. Coli (Escherichia coli O157:H7 )
Clostridium perfringensSymptoms of food poisoning can range in severity from minor discomfort, to vomiting and diarrhea, to the contraction of a serious infection such as hemolytic-uremic syndrome which can lead to kidney failure. Some cases of food poisoning have even lead to wrongful death. Individuals that prepare your food has a professional responsibility to do with with care and safety and when this is not done, they should be held accountable for their reckless actions.To learn more about food poisoning and your rights as a victim, visit the web site of the Atlanta personal injury attorneys of Webb, Wade, Taylor & Thompson, LLC today.