Imagine you're eating dinner at a nice restaurant. The next morning, you wake up suffering from severe diarrhea and vomiting. You feel extremely sick, and you end up in the hospital – where you learn you have Salmonella food poisoning.
If your life was interrupted by Salmonella food poisoning – whether you were sickened at a restaurant, event, or at home – you may have a case. At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we've seen many people sickened with all types of foodborne illnesses. We've seen how it affects families, and how it results in piles of medical bills. That's why our experienced attorneys are ready to help get you the compensation you deserve, so you can move on with your life.
Salmonella is a type of bacteria that was responsible for an estimated one million foodborne illnesses in 2011, making it the second-largest contributor to food-related outbreaks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is the number one cause of foodborne illnesses resulting in hospitalization.
Typically, Salmonella outbreaks are caused by:
If ingested, Salmonella can lead to an infection known as Salmonellosis, which can cause the following symptoms:
Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning usually occur within 12-72 hours after infection and can last from 4-7 days. Follow these food safety tips to help avoid Salmonella poisoning as much as possible.
Even "healthy" people could end up in the hospital with Salmonella food poisoning. In some cases, it can even be fatal. Young children, older adults, and people with weak immune systems must be extra cautious if they believe they have come into contact with food or drink contaminated with Salmonella.
If you notice symptoms like the ones mentioned above, you may have Salmonella food poisoning. Follow these steps:
Call us toll-free at 1-866-943-3427, or fill out the form at the top right of this webpage for a free legal consultation. Remember, evidence disappears quickly – especially with food poisoning cases. If there has been an outbreak, you can help save others from food poisoning.
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