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Food-Borne Illnesses

Food products can become contaminated with pathogens due to unsafe handling, improper preparation, and unsafe packaging, among other things. This can cause people who consume this toxic food to contract food-borne illnesses, potentially leading to physical discomfort and serious health complications.

If you or someone you love has suffered from food poisoning because of the irresponsible behavior of another, you may be eligible for financial compensation. Contact the Stevens Point product liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 to discuss your case with a knowledgeable member of our legal team.

Causes of Food-borne Illnesses

There are many people responsible for the safety of food products from the moment they are grown or created to the time when an individual purchases the item. Everything from small errors to blatant disregard for safety laws can lead to devastating effects for consumers. Some of the most common causes of food poisoning include:

  • Failing to monitor packing systems
  • Serving or selling food that is spoiled or past its expiration date
  • Packing the food incorrectly
  • Failing to adhere to transportation and storage safety codes
  • Exposing the food products to dangerous contaminants
  • Processing the food incorrectly

Although most food poisoning victims heal within a few weeks, this can mean lost wages due to time away from work as well as other damages.

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If you or someone you love has developed a food-borne illness due to the careless behavior of another, there are steps you can take to prove their negligence and to start legal action against the negligence party. Contact the Stevens Point product liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 for information about your rights to compensation and justice.