E Coli food poisoning lawyers in Michigan representing victims of food poisoning in cases against restaurants, bars, cafeterias, grocery stores, cruise ships, and other servers of food.
E Coli food poisoning, which is usually caused by E. Coli O157:H7, can result from negligence during the manufacturing or preparation of food products. Common sources of infection have included ground beef, unpasteurized milk, raw fruits and vegatables and under cooked meat.
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E. Coli, also known as Escherichia Coli, is a common strain of bacteria found in the intestines of people and animals. Through most strains are harmless, E. Coli O157:H7 produces a harmful toxin that can cause serious and potentially fatal food poisoning for some people.
Food poisoning associated with E. Coli usually starts with symptoms like abdominal cramps, severe diarrhea and vomiting. These E Coli symptoms could appear within the first few days after a contaminated food is eaten. While most healthy adults suffer only mild illness, from which they are able to recover fully with five to ten days, more severe problems could develop for very young children, the elderly and those with a weak immune system. This can cause kidney damage and other organ failure.
It is essential for an E Coli food poisoning victim to contact our office as soon as possible after the incident. This enables us to thoroughly investigate the case, interview witnesses, and gather necessary evidence to prove the source and cause of the poisoning. A delay in time may hinder our ability to prove the case.