Food Poisoning Lawyer in Portland
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics, food poisoning affects 48 million people in the United States every year. That is equal to about one in six Americans.While many cases of this case are not life-threatening, approximately 3,000 people die from it every year.If you or a family member has become ill after eating tainted food, or if you have lost a loved one due to a serious case of food poisoning, you deserve to learn about your legal rights and options.At Pickett Dummigan Weingart LLP, in Portland, Oregon, we can help you seek compensation after becoming ill with this kind of case. To schedule your free consultation, please complete our online contact form.
Chipotle E. Coli Outbreak
In the fall of 2015, more than 50 people became ill with E. Coli after eating at Chipotle. People in nine states have been affected, including Oregon and Washington.
The E. Coli outbreak is not the only food poisoning problem Chipotle has had. In August of 2015, more than 60 people became ill after contracting Norovirus at a Chipotle location in California. And in September of 2015, at least 45 people became ill after eating tainted tomatoes at Chipotle restaurants in Minnesota.
If you became ill after eating at Chipotle, we encourage you to contact our law firm to discuss your case.
Helping Victims Of Food Poisoning
If you contracted this after eating in a restaurant or purchasing food at a grocery store, convenience store or elsewhere, you may be entitled to compensation.
At Pickett Dummigan Weingart LLP, we thoroughly investigate our food poisoning cases to determine at what point the food became contaminated. This may have occurred during the manufacturing of the food product or during the food preparation. When we discover the cause of the food poisoning, we will hold the responsible party (restaurant, manufacturer, etc.) accountable for the damage caused.
We represent victims of all types of food poisoning, including Salmonella, E. Coli, Listeria, Norovirus, botulism, and others.
Questions? Please Contact Us.
If you wish to set up a free consultation with one of our lawyers to discuss your food poisoning case, please call our office at 503-223-7770. We represent victims in Oregon and Washington.