can I sue a resturant for serving me raw chicken?

plate was served, I ate a small portion of the chicken that was raw….

Asked on May 16, 2009 under Personal Injury, New York

Answers:

MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Sue for what? Did you suffer an injury that is quantifiable? Lawsuits aren't just to get a free ride.  So you ate a small piece of raw chicken.  Did you get sick and have to be rushed to the hospital?

Did you get your meal for free? If you got your meal for free, you should be all set.   No court is going to simply award you money just for eating it unless you show proof positive you had a medical reaction.


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