3 FAQs About Food Poisoning In New York State
- How Much is My Food Poisoning or Foodborne Illness Case Worth?
- How do We Prove a Food Poisoning Injury?
- Who Will be Held Responsible for a Food Poisoning or Foodborne Illness Injury?
How Much Is My Food Poisoning Or Foodborne Illness Case Worth?
Each incident of food poisoning or foodborne illness is different, which is why you want an experienced Buffalo, New York foodborne illness lawyer on your side to fight for the compensation that you deserve. Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today at 716-839-3939 for your free case consultation.
When valuing a claim for foodborne illness, juries insurance companies and lawyers often consider the following:
- The exact diagnosis of your injury, as is described and documented in your medical records by your treating physician;
- Whether your injury is permanent or temporary;
- If you missed time from work, received disability benefits or used personal time because of your injuries;
- If you lost income or have a reduced future earning capacity because of your food poisoning illness; and
- Whether your enjoyment of life and ability to engage in your normal tasks, responsibilities or hobbies was impacted by your sickness from poisoned food.
If you suspect that you were poisoned by food, it is important to first identify the food that you ate that was contaminated. Secondly, we must prove that the contaminated food made you ill. This may be accomplished through:
- Your medical doctors;
- Scientific testing of your bodily fluids or stool samples;
- Scientific testing of leftover food; and
- Examination of the packaging from a food recall.
From the time food is picked in the fields to the moment it is served on your table, it often travels great distances and passes through the hands of numerous organizations. The following entities within the food distribution chain may be held accountable for your injuries, including:
- Big Box Stores;
- Fast food chains;
- Food processors;
- Retailers; and/or
Each of the above-mentioned organizations has a legal obligation to provide you, the consumer, with uncontaminated food products. Failure to do so can lead to legal liability for any foodborne illnesses and injuries that result.
Jed Dietrich, Esq., recognized as a Best Lawyer of America and New York Super Lawyer, and his top rated team of Buffalo, New York foodborne illness lawyers at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. will review your case to identify every party that may be liable to you. Since 1999, Jed Dietrich, Esq. has been investigating injured people's claims and holding those who caused their injuries accountable. We will aggressively and tenaciously pursue the compensation that you are entitled to for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other losses. Contact us today at 716-839-3939 to see if you may have a claim for compensation. Don't delay, call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. today!
Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at 716-839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Buffalo, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!