You read the title correctly... extra weed. At least that is what one mom got (but didn't ask for), in her children's fries, during her trip to an Ohio Wendy's recently. Her children were eating food containing drugs. Fortunately they did not suffer any serious injury (according to the Kansas City Star). She did the right thing by calling the police. What would you do? Here's what we would suggest:
Your health is the biggest concern. You might not realize there is something, that should not be, in your food until you're injured. Chewing, biting or swallowing it can cause injury to your teeth, tongue, throat, and when swallowed your digestive system. On the minor end, of the injury spectrum, you might end up with low-level allergic reaction. On the major end, of the injury spectrum, you could choke, require surgery or even die from such an occurrence. Who then is responsible?
In the eyes of the law, you are owed a duty, from those responsible for your food items. When something is found in your food that shouldn't be, that duty may have been breached. If so, you may have a claim for your injury. In instances such as the placement of drugs in food, noted above, compensation may be sought from:
If you suffer injury from a foreign items (ex. drugs) in your food, follow these six quick tips:
We certainly hope you never encounter an incident like the one this mom did. Contacting the Kansas Department of Health, formally notifying the establishment of your injury and its cause, and filing a police report and claim are things Attorney T. Morton, and team, can do for you. Take action today by calling 913.602.7288 or completing this FORM.
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