Can I take legal action?

I found a rats tail in my salad, I was left extremely shocked and disturbed, I want to take legal action against the owner of this cafe, What law is applicable to this case?

England, AR -

Attorney Answers (3)

Christian K. Lassen II

Christian K. Lassen II

Personal Injury Lawyer - Philadelphia, PA
Answered

Without injury, a lawsuit would be fruitless.

David Herman Hirsch

David Herman Hirsch

State, Local, and Municipal Law Attorney - San Luis Obispo, CA
Answered

Folks post all the time on this forum about finding disgusting things in food, either at restaurants or in packages. The reality is that while I can understanding you being "shocked and disturbed", unless you suffered actual injuries and damages you don't have the ability to bring a successful lawsuit. In addition to complaining to the café owner and seeing what he or she is willing to do (maybe a free meal the next time, if you ever decide to go back?), you could also complain to your local health department. Best of luck to you...

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Donald E. Haviland Jr.

Donald E. Haviland Jr.

Class Action Attorney - Ambler, PA
Answered

The other lawyers are right, and this is not a class action.

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