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Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is a kind of personal injury issue that typically falls under the category of defective products claims or products liability. The reasoning stems from the fact that the "product," in this case food, caused harm (poisoned you) due to: neglect or defect.

Under Illinois law, plaintiffs in such cases must prove that they ate the food product in question, that the product caused their injuries and that the defect or causative agent was present in the food when under the control of the defendant(s). As with many other types of product liability cases, a claim may not only be brought against a manufacturer of the product in question but also any agent involved in the chain of distribution of that product.

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