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Advocates For Victims Of Food Poisoning

The human body is normally robust and resilient, with the ability to resist the harmful effects of bacteria, viruses and parasites. But certain food-borne pathogens can overwhelm the body's defenses, resulting in food poisoning. This illness is particularly hazardous for older adults, pregnant women, infants, young children and those with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and HIV. For some vulnerable adults and children, food poisoning can be a life-threatening event with lifelong consequences.

If you have suffered food poisoning from eating tainted meat, dairy products, produce or shellfish, or from eating at a restaurant in the Chicago area, you may be eligible for compensation.

Call Klest Injury Law Firm today at 312-380-5467 for a free initial consultation with a lawyer.

Dangers Posed By Food-Borne Pathogens

There are more than a dozen different types of food-borne pathogens. Among the most hazardous are:

Listeria monocytogenes — Unborn infants can suffer serious and adverse effects from this pathogen, resulting in miscarriage or premature birth. Babies who survive a listeria infection can suffer lifelong complications such as neurological damage and delayed development.

Escherichia coli (E. coli) — Certain types of E. coli bacteria can cause serious kidney damage. Older adults, young children and those with weakened immune systems are most at risk.

Other types of dangerous food-borne pathogens include salmonella, hepatitis A, and Clostridium botulinum.

How We Can Help

Klest Injury Law Firm is a team of personal injury attorneys that aggressively represents victims of corporate negligence. When you hire us, we will undertake a comprehensive legal effort designed to obtain maximum compensation for you.

Contamination can occur at any point in the food production, distribution and preparation process. Our firm will conduct a thorough investigation to identify when and where the contamination occurred and who was responsible. We will vigorously advocate for you at trial or in settlement negotiations, seeking full compensation for your medical costs, lost income, pain and suffering, and other losses. You can depend on Klest Injury Law Firm to do everything we can to win your case.

Our firm takes every personal injury case on a contingency fee basis, so you will not pay attorneys' fees unless we win your case. For a free initial consultation about food poisoning in a restaurant or another location, contact Klest Injury Law Firm by calling 312-380-5467. We have offices in Chicago and Schaumburg to serve you.