Unsafe Food Preparation at Restaurants
If a restaurant doesn’t maintain adequate cleanliness or handle food items properly, it may put its patrons at risk of developing dangerous food-borne illnesses. These health concerns, in severe cases, can require emergency medical care and hospitalization. However, individuals forced to endure this difficult situation may be eligible to pursue financial compensation for their medical care and other injury-related expenses.
If you or someone you love has suffered a food-borne disease because of a negligent restaurant’s unsafe food preparation, we can help you fight for the full compensation you deserve. For more information about your legal options, contact a New York personal injury lawyer of Hach & Rose, LLP, at (212) 779-0057 today.
Unsafe Food Handling at Restaurants
Food safety and health standards are in place to protect restaurant patrons from food-borne illnesses. Should a restaurant fail to adhere to these standards, its customers could experience the devastating effects of food poisoning. The following actions are common examples of unsafe food handling at restaurants:
- Lack of hand-washing by cooks and employees who handle food
- Failing to properly clean kitchen surfaces and instruments
- Failing to cook food to proper temperatures
- Improperly storing food items
Although the determining the source of a food-borne disease can be difficult, a knowledgeable New York injury lawyer can help you investigate your case and seek compensation if possible.
A restaurant’s unsanitary food handling practices should not be tolerated. If you or a loved one has suffered food poisoning due to restaurant negligence, contact the New York personal injury attorneys of Hach & Rose, LLP, at (212) 779-0057 today to learn more about your rights in this situation.