Craig Rosenbaum | August 14, 2015 | Products Liability
As any food-lover in New York knows, food poisoning can be awful. It can leave you feeling extremely unwell with symptoms that make you wish you hadn’t decided to eat. Worse still, depending on the severity of the case, it could seriously endanger your health and even become life threatening. If this happens to you as the result of consuming a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation for your illness.
Some of the signs that you may have developed food poisoning include vomiting, fever, weakness and headaches. If left untreated, this can quickly become worse as vomiting is likely to dehydrate you, exacerbating your other symptoms. If you suspect you have contracted food poisoning, be careful to stay hydrated and seek medical attention as soon as possible.
As this article on personal injury explains, it is not always easy to prove a case of food poisoning. This is because it can be challenging to pinpoint the exact food that affected you and also to show that it was contaminated in some way. One thing that can make this process a lot easier is evidence that others have been similarly affected. As such, if you can show that a number of people have exhibited similar symptoms after consuming the product in question, it may help your case.
Of course, every case is unique, so the advice of an attorney could be extremely valuable. He or she can weigh the details of your claim and may be able to help you present your case in the most favorable manner. With this guidance, you can pursue the remuneration you deserve and help to prevent others from being affected by the same product.