Food poisoning is unfortunately all too prevalent. One needs only look at popular restaurant chains in the news each day in El Paso to see that food poisoning has the potential to not only shut down businesses, but to cause mild illness in best cases, severe illness in many cases, and in worst cases food poisoning kills innocent victims.
According to the (CDC), the most common foodborne illnesses are caused by Norovirus and by the bacteria Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens and Campylobacter. Diseases from contaminated food can include: viruses, bacteria, microbes, parasites, toxins, metals and prions.
Symptoms from diseases resulting from food poisoning in El Paso may present:
- Flu-like symptoms
- Kidney problems
- Liver issues
- Nervous issues
- Respiratory problems
- Weight loss
These symptoms can develop rapidly, within 30 minutes, or worsen over days to weeks. If you have suffered from food poisoning after dining in a El Paso restaurant, or after having purchased food in El Paso which you believe to have been contaminated, when you purchased it, contact us at 915-591-1000. We are El Paso County Personal Injury Attorneys with a proven record of success in helping those who suffer from a serious injury, to receive the necessary medical attention, care and treatment you need, in addition to compensation for future care you may require.