Finding a skilled Salmonella attorney is essential if you have been the victim of a Salmonella outbreak. An outbreak occurs when multiple individuals develop a Salmonella infection that is linked to a single source. In the past, Salmonella outbreaks have been linked to restaurants, meat producers and even vegetable distributors.
Of all the food borne illnesses, salmonella is the most dangerous and the deadliest. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 62 percent of food borne illness hospitalizations in 2008 were caused by Salmonella. It is also reported that Salmonella was responsible for the most food borne illness-related deaths that year, with 13 fatalities. Far more people – 797 – were hospitalized due to Salmonella.
Unfortunately, Salmonella claims lives every year – often due to contaminated food sources. The bacteria are frequently linked to undercooked or raw animal by-products, meats and poultry, though other foods can become contaminated from improper food storage or unsanitary food preparation practices.
At Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC, our food poisoning lawyers understand the dangers and repercussions of Salmonella exposure, and we are committed to helping our clients stand up to those responsible for their suffering.
If you have been the victim of a Salmonella outbreak, or if one of your loved ones died because of a Salmonella infection, contact our attorneys for a case evaluation today.