Charleston, SC asked in Personal Injury for Florida

Q: Do I have a case if I ingested metal at a restaurant that was found in my hash browns?

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William E. Johnson
William E. Johnson
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: More information is needed to properly assess your claim. Likely at issue here is whether there are sufficient damages to pursue a lawsuit. If you feel as though you have suffered a loss due to this incident, contact a Florida injury attorney.

A: To Mr. Johnson's answer I would add that the measure of damages is not usually what could have happened, but what actually did happen. So the question is, "How were you harmed medically, not how could you have been harmed?" If you want to claim psychological injury you would usually need professional treatment. However, a Florida attorney can best answer your questions.

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