Foodborne Illnesses

The Serious And Deadly Effects Of Foodborne Illness

Without warning, the simple act of eating your favorite food could result in a serious and life-threatening illness. Banner headlines usually follow a product identified as tainted, but that does not help the people who ate the food before the story broke. At Clark, Perdue & List Co, LPA in Columbus, Ohio, we pride ourselves on being on the front line of foodborne illness cases.

High-profile food manufacturers know the name of Clark Perdue when it comes to foodborne illness litigation. If you are a victim of a manufacturer’s negligence, contact us at 614-469-1400 or toll free at 800-647-7003.

Foodborne Illnesses And Their Effects

Every year, an estimated 76 million Americans suffer a foodborne illness, and nearly 5,000 die. Food poisoning is anything but a minor ailment. While most cases of food poisoning last only a few days, some are far more serious. Severe and untreated cases can result in serious illness or the death of a loved one. The elderly, infants, young children, and those with chronic illness or otherwise weakened immune systems are much more susceptible to serious injury or death.

According to a report by Ohio State University Professor Robert Scharff, the annual economic cost of foodborne illnesses in the United States is $152 billion.

Count on us to be your most aggressive advocate in a foodborne illness claim. Clients from throughout the state have come to us suffering from the following foodborne illnesses:

  • Food poisoning
  • E. coli
  • Salmonella
  • Botulism
  • Listeria

  • Norovirus
  • Shigella
  • Campylobacter
  • Hepatitis A

The Experience And Resources You Need For A Foodborne Illness Claim

You diligently select the food items you buy. You review the expiration dates on everything that goes into your grocery carts. Yet, no matter how careful you are, you could still fall victim to a foodborne illness. Not many attorneys are equipped to handle this complex and ever-changing legal practice area.

Contact Our Skilled Columbus Foodborne Illness Lawyers

At Clark, Perdue & List Co, LPA, we stay on the cutting edge of foodborne illness litigation. We use that knowledge with our experience to hold negligent companies accountable.


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