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
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.
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