In most cases, food poisoning would fall under issues of product liability, which means that individuals who suffer damages or injuries due to eating contaminated or bad food could file a lawsuit. Burden of proof requirements do exist, however, and in some cases, it can be difficult to prove that a specific company was liable in the injury.
When we talk medical malpractice, we usually highlight issues such as surgical errors or the failure to properly diagnose conditions for timely treatment. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports another type of medical injury that could be concerning to patients: healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs.
A question regarding Florida workers' compensation is being put before the state Supreme Court after an appeals court declined to rule on the matter. The answer to the question, if the state court will provide one, could mean a large shift in the way employee injury cases are handled in the state.