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?
State, Local, and Municipal Law Attorney
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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Personal Injury Lawyer
Without injury, a lawsuit would be fruitless.
Class Action Attorney
The other lawyers are right, and this is not a class action.