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If so, The Lange Law Firm, PLLC can help. We understand how to investigate and handle food poisoning cases and can help you and your family with a legal claim for serious illness. We believe that food producers, restaurants, and stores need to be held accountable for selling contaminated food. The consultation is free and we never charge a fee unless we recover money on your behalf. Call 833.330.3663 for a free consultation.
Only a doctor can make a diagnosis of Salmonella infection. If you have eaten at La Luz Mexican restaurant and have become sick, urgent medical attention is highly recommended. Also, early medical treatment can greatly reduce the risk for long-term complications.
It is best not to panic, but it is a good idea to monitor your health and symptoms in the days after eating at the restaurant.
On August 18th, the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) confirmed it was investigating an outbreak of Salmonella illness linked to La Luz Mexican Restaurant in Old Town Fort Collins, Colorado. As of August 21, there were six confirmed cases with additional cases pending investigation and testing. At the time, five of the confirmed cases were confirmed to have been hospitalized.
Currently, the outbreak has 19 confirmed cases. The number of hospitalizations is still pending. Thus far, fortunately, it appears that no one has died.
The outbreak is expected to rise as illnesses are reported and are still pending return of testing results may not yet be linked to the outbreak.
The health department reported that the Old Town La Luz Mexican restaurant was cited as “unacceptable” in its previous routine surprise inspection in January 2017, when it was cited for temperature and cleanliness violations. It is likely the health department has found similar issues. The final report is still pending. The restaurant was closed when the first 6 cases were found.
Even if you are not sick, it is a good idea to monitor your symptoms for the time being. It is also a good idea though to hang onto your receipt, just in case you do develop symptoms of a Salmonella illness.
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* The onset of symptoms of a Salmonella infection occur between 6 hours and 3 days.
* Symptoms of a Salmonella infection include:
* In some cases, diarrhea may be so severe that the ill person requires hospitalization.
* Salmonella infections can spread to other body systems and into the bloodstream.
* Potential long-term complications of Salmonella infections include: reactive arthritis, ulcerative colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome.
The Larimer County Health Department is currently investigating this outbreak. As the investigation continues, more cases and states are likely to be linked to the outbreak. Because it typically takes 2 to 4 weeks for illnesses to be linked to an outbreak, there are likely more illnesses out there.
If you fell seriously ill or were hospitalized after eating at La Luz Mexican restaurant, call The Lange Law Firm, PLLC right away. We’ll get to work on your case immediately and help hold the negligent parties accountable for your illness.
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