Food Borne Illness

Have you been seriously affected by contracting a food borne illness? Have the effects of food poisoning taken a toll on your life? Call the attorneys at Boesen Law for assistance in receiving the compensation and help you deserve.

Food Borne Illness’s, also known as food poisoning can occur under several different circumstances. Although someone may become ill immediately after a meal, that may not necessarily be the source of a food borne illness. Some common food borne illness’s don’t produce symptoms until hours later. A food borne illness can be very serious, with some cases resulting in death or serious and permanent injury.

In order to establish a viable claim, the person affected must deduce the following:

  • The food you ingested whether provided by a restaurant or simply purchased from a store was contaminated. This fact can be established by a health official who is able to undertake the appropriate testing. You may learn more about who to contact on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website.
  • Testing that is completed by a health official with be able to establish if you were sickened by contaminated food. A health official may test your blood or stool for bacteria that is associated with food borne illnesses to ascertain this possibility.
  • Lastly, it should be determined if the cause of the food borne illness was not caused the individual themselves by not practicing safe food handling.

If you have been sickened by a food borne illness, call Boesen Law at 303-835-9342. The attorneys at Boesen Law will review your claim and get you the compensation and justice that you deserve.