Georgia Defective Products Blog

on July 2nd, 2020

Can I Sue for Food Poisoning?

When you purchase food or drink at a restaurant, store, or other establishment, you expect that it will be prepared properly and safe for you to consume. Unfortunately, not everyone takes care when preparing food for others’ consumption, and when food is tainted by contaminants, it can lead to food poisoning for the consumer. If…

on May 29th, 2020

Understanding Georgia’s Strict Product Liability Laws

When you purchase a product, you expect that it will work safely and as intended. If you or a loved one is injured by a defective product, you may have a claim for compensation against the manufacturers of that product. In enforcing these strict liability laws, Georgia takes claims of defective products seriously. To learn…

on September 17th, 2018

Foreign Object in Your Food? Here’s What Not to Do

Whenever we go out to eat at a restaurant, or open a pre-packaged food product, the last thing we expect to find is a foreign object. However, thousands of people come across this type of food contamination each year, and many of them are injured because of it. Biting into pieces of metal, glass, jewelry,…

on June 17th, 2018

Food Poisoning and Your Children

You’ve likely experienced mild gastrointestinal upset after eating out at a restaurant or consuming a packaged food product. You may have even experienced serious foodborne illness, and needed medical attention. Most able-bodied, otherwise-healthy adults can fend off these infections, and go on to be okay. However, this is not always the case with children. Our…

on April 7th, 2018

Before You Eat, Do These 4 Things

Most of us don’t think twice before eating, whether we’re at home or out in a restaurant. We should be able to expect clean, safe, and properly-prepared meals, but that isn’t always the case. Food-related illness and injury are more common than you might think, but there are things that you can do to keep…

on February 10th, 2018

Common Causes of Foodborne Illness

Thousands of people will come down with some type of food-related illness each year, and while many of these cases are mild, some of them turn serious. You’ve probably encountered a stomachache or GI distress after eating out at a new restaurant, and whether or not these have ever turned severe or life-threatening, it’s a…

on November 10th, 2017

The Most Common Foreign Objects Found in Food

Whether you’re eating out at a restaurant, or you’ve ordered food to stay in for the evening, you’re at risk of being injured from your meal. Most of us have certain expectations for when we eat or drink something: we expect the food or drink to look, smell, and taste the way it should. And…

on September 22nd, 2017

Georgia Food Poisoning Cases Plaintiffs may Face More Challenges

Anyone who has suffered from food poisoning can attest to the unpleasant nature of the ordeal. After a person who suffers from food poisoning recovers, he or she may understandably want to pursue damages from a person or business he or she thinks was responsible for the food poisoning. Unfortunately, as a case decided recently…

on July 18th, 2017

Foreign Object in Your Food? Here’s What to Do

With millions of unique food products on the market today, not to mention millions of restaurant workers preparing our meals, it’s not uncommon for mistakes to be made or defects to be encountered. Much of the time, these food-related mistakes aren’t serious enough to injure us or make us sick, however, sometimes they are. Nobody…

on June 28th, 2017

5 Simple Ways to Avoid Food Poisoning

You probably eat 3-4 times every day, and likely a variety of different foods from different sources. Over time, this can amount to a significant risk that you will be affected by a foodborne illness. However, while there are some factors that we cannot control, there are many things that we can do to protect…

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