Q: We went to eat at a fast food place and when my fiance unwrapped his sandwich there was a knife underneath that cut him.
What can we do?
A: If a party is negligent, you may be entitled to damages. If the damages are small (a cut that was fine with just a band-aid), then it may make the most sense to contact the company and see what type of compensation they may be willing to offer (free meal coupons, etc). You may also want to report the incident to the local health department.
If your damages are greater, it may make sense to pursue a court action to recover damages for the injuries from the company's potential negligence.
A: If it was a minor cut, it would not be the type of case that an attorney would be likely to handle on a contingency basis. I hope your fiancé is okay and there were no serious injuries. But if there were, he could gather his medical records for the emergency room response & follow-up treatment and discuss the matter with an attorney. Good luck
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