What to d if I found a piece of plastic in a frozen egg roll?

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What to d if I found a piece of plastic in a frozen egg roll?

Is there any possibility of a case? I have contacted them and they are asking me to mail the piece of plastic and the carton in question to them, and are offering a $10 gift card to cover cost of the food. I nearly choked on said piece of plastic and have truthfully been pretty trauamtized about the experience since it happened.

Asked on July 29, 2013 under Personal Injury, Kentucky

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Fortunately for you, you were not in fact hurt. Unfortunately for you, having "nearly choked" does not provide you with a claim for compensation. The U.S. legal system does not provide compensation for close calls, even if there were traumatic; it only provides compensation for actual injuries, medical costs incurred, etc. Having escaped injury, you have no viable lawsuit or claim.

 


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