Shigella Infections

Shigella Attorneys in San Jose

Were You Infected with Shigella/Shigellosis?

One of the most serious and potentially fatal sicknesses a person can contract from eating tainted food is a Shigella infection. If you were infected with Shigella after eating at a restaurant, you may be entitled to receive monetary compensation. Call the Shigella food poisoning lawyers at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP for help.

Call us at (800) 900-0863 to request a FREE case evaluation.

What is a Shigella Infection?

Shigella can easily be contracted and spread as a result of unsanitary food handling practices, usually due to improper handwashing techniques following restroom usage. Eating food or drinking water that is contaminated with Shigella bacteria can cause you to contract the illness and exhibit various debilitating symptoms.

Symptoms of a Shigella infection include:

  • Severe diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloody stools
  • High fever
  • Dehydration

If you or a loved one has experienced these symptoms, it is imperative that you seek medical attention as soon as possible. Shigellosis can potentially be fatal, especially in young children and elderly patients. Once you have gotten appropriate medical care, contact a Shigella food poisoning attorney from our firm as soon as possible.

You may be entitled to compensation for:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical expense
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential

When you contact the team at Caputo & Van Der Walde, we can examine your unique situation and help determine if you have a legitimate case.

Call (800) 900-0863 for a Free Consultation

When restaurant workers are careless, innocent people can get hurt. Food vendors need to be held accountable for their actions, and Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP is up to the task. Our San Jose Shigella lawyers have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our wrongfully injured clients. Now we stand ready to represent you.

We understand the suffering you must be going through, and we are ready to fight for your rights and seek to recover the largest settlement possible in you case.

Make sure your rights are protected – call (800) 900-0863.

A TRACK RECORD OF SUCCESS

Millions Recovered for Our Clients
  • Wrongful Death Skydiving Accident $40,030,000

    Attorney Paul Van Der Walde recovered a total of $40,030,000 in compensation for a couple bereft of their 18-year-old son in a tandem skydiving accident.

  • School Bus vs. Pedestrian Accident $8,825,000

    School bus vs. pedestrian accident resulting in traumatic brain injury.

  • Train Maintenance Vehicle vs. Auto $7,411,492

    Caputo & Van Der Walde received a jury verdict in the amount of $7,411,492 for a surviving widow, who lost her husband when his pickup truck was involved in a collision with an on-track maintenance of way vehicle.

  • 3rd-Degree Burns During a Pedicure $7,291,986

    Paul Caputo received a $7,291,985.58 decision for Plaintiff in a case where a client received severe 3rd-degree burns during a pedicure, resulting in the need for numerous skin grafting procedures.

  • Paraplegia from Defective Seat $5,650,000

    Product liability case involving a defective seat design that resulted in paraplegia.

  • Pick-up Truck vs. Pedestrian Accident $4,250,000

    Pedestrian crossing a four-lane street in the crosswalk, hit by a full-size pick-up truck. Injuries included a left knee dislocation with complete tears of all ligaments and requiring surgery, right scaphoid fracture requiring surgery, right shoulder AC joint separation with clavicle fracture and PTSD.

  • Auto vs. Bicycle Accident $4,000,000

    Bicycle rider attempted to maneuver to his left, around a recessed manhole in the bike lane, and was struck by a vehicle that was driving too closely to the bike lane. Significant injuries included traumatic brain injury, skull fracture, and permanent brain damage.

  • Big Rig vs. Auto Accident $3,000,000

    Big rig vs. auto accident resulting in wrongful death.

  • Injury Onboard a SCTVA Bus $3,000,000

    Injury onboard a SCTVA bus resulting in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

  • Police Brutality $3,000,000

    Civil rights case involving excessive force by law enforcement.

Client Testimonials

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  • “Our lawyer and his entire staff were extremely approachable and effective in getting a very good settlement from my own insurance company's under-insured motorist coverage. Our lawyer guided my husband and me through the process.”

    - Chris G.
  • “Paul has a great understanding of people's rights and drives to obtain all that is due to you. He listens and answers questions that anyone could understand without legalize. I contacted him through the recommendation of a friend.”

    - Gary G.
  • “We are so grateful we found Paul Van Der Walde! From the very beginning, it was clear Paul and his team would do whatever it took to help us. We're thrilled with the case result, but more importantly, we're thankful they believed in us.”

    - Catherine W.

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