Food Poisoning

Illinois Food Poisoning Lawyers

Gary A. Newland, of Newland & Newland, LLP has the unique experience to represent those poisoned by tainted food. He has been representing those made ill from food for over 16 years.  Gary’s food poisoning cases have been covered in the state as well as national press.  If  you were poisoned by  a grower, processor or preparer of food Gary will make sure the party responsible is held accountable for poisoning you.

Improper food processing, storage and preparation can often contaminate food with microbial pathogens. Innocent victims, who unknowingly ingest food contaminated with bacteria or parasites, can become violently ill and some may die. For 15 years, the personal injury firm of Newland & Newland, LLP has successful represented clients injured due to negligence throughout the Chicago area, including DuPage, Lake, McHenry, Kane and Cook County.

Our experience working on food poisoning cases gives us valuable insight into how the defense will present their case. Our skilled attorneys then put their combined 50 years of legal experience to work constructing a compelling case, clearly illustrating the injuries our clients have suffered from the negligent actions of others in food poisoning and other injury accident cases.

Americans are being poisoned at an alarming rate due to food-born illness. Scientists have determined that there are well over 250 food-related types of illness from viruses to bacteria to parasites. According to the Center for Disease Control, the Norwalk-like viruses which are famous for sickening cruise ships are among the most common food poisons followed by the campylobacter and salmonella. Read More...

The Experience You Need to Protect Your Rights

Contact us for a no-cost consultation with a knowledgeable attorney committed to protecting your claim. In handling such food poisoning cases against Chili's, Jewell Food and Taste of Chicago, we understand the unique nature of what is involved in this type of injury case.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that common food borne contaminations are caused by such bacteria, and other diseases or parasites that are occasionally food-related, as:

Food poisoning claims involving E. coli, botulism or salmonella lawsuits require scientific testimony, and become rapidly complex. Tracing the source of the illness from the index case, demonstrating the links in the chain of contamination often require expert analysis and testimony.

Our attorneys consult with microbiologists, toxicologists and other expert witnesses to provide the legal and scientific knowledge needed to build a strong, convincing case. Whether we are handling an individual or mass tort claim, our goal is help you recover the fair compensation you deserve.

Call or Contact Us Immediately

Because of the nature of the evidence (food) and the speed with which it may be discarded, call as soon as you suspect you have suffered food poisoning at any of our Chicago area offices in Arlington Heights, Libertyville, Crystal Lake, Waukegan, and Chicago. Or, e-mail our personal injury lawyers to schedule a free consultation to discuss your situation. Upon request, we also make home and hospital visits.

  • Newland & Newland LLP, Attorneys, Arlington Heights, IL