If I own a fast food restaurant and accidentally served raw chicken to a customer who did not get sick but says that she is going to sue me, does she have a case?

Asked on February 21, 2013 under Personal Injury, New Mexico


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

No she dooes not. In order to sue for a personal injury there must be damages. In this instance, the incident must have caused her harm, which it did not. So while you were negligent, your negligence did not cause an injury.

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