Asked by: Bruce Dalemans
asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th May, 2020

Can you sue for maggots in your food?

If I Find a Bug or Insect in My Food, Can I Sue the Restaurant? You can, if you wish, file a lawsuit over finding an insect in your food at a restaurant. However, just because you can sue the restaurant does not mean you will be successful. It is not common for an insect found in food to make a person sick.

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Hereof, can you sue for worms in food?

You need to go to a doctor and tell him/her all your complaints in order to get a medical record. Take the "worm" with you and ask the doctor to identify it and not that in the report. Yes you can sue the company.

Also, can you sue if you find plastic in your food? The answer is that simply because you find a foreign object in your food does not mean that you can automatically sue for it. You would need to establish that you suffered harm as a result of the restaurant negligently leaving that object in your food.

People also ask, can you sue if you find a roach in your food?

You may sue the restaurant, but the question becomes how significant are your damages. If you did not incur more problems or any medical expenses, then you would not have a strong case. Furthermore, you would have to prove that the restaurant either knew of the roach or should have known of the roach.

What happens if you eat worms in food?

Eating maggots or maggot-infested food can cause bacterial poisoning. Most foods that have maggots aren't safe to eat, especially if the larvae have been in contact with feces. Both conditions can also cause bloody stool and fatigue.

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