Salmonella is a bacterium capable of causing a serious and sometimes life-threatening infection known as salmonellosis. One of the most common foodborne illnesses, it can occur when food contaminated by Salmonella is consumed. According to the CDC, people infected with Salmonella may develop diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps and/or nausea 12-72 hours after infection.
Yes, you can to file a lawsuit against a manufacturer, distributor, store, or restaurant if you contracted Salmonella food poisoning as a result of eating a Salmonella contaminated product or meal. Components of a Salmonella lawsuit include the diagnosis of Salmonella food poisoning (usually by stool testing), and identifying the contaminated product and responsible party.
With more than 35 years of personal injury litigation experience, Attorney Eric Weinberg has assisted hundreds of Salmonella food poisoning victims and their families obtain compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages. For more information, or to request a free legal case evaluation, please submit our easy-to-use online form, or call us toll at 1-877-934-6274. Our phones are answered 24/7.