Can I sue if I found wire in my food from a restaurant

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Can I sue if I found wire in my food from a restaurant

Ordered food from Bojangles significant
other bit the chicken and had wire in
his mouth. The wire cut the top of his
mouth. Told company made a report they
did an investigation and now nothing

Asked on August 9, 2018 under Personal Injury, North Carolina

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

What are you suing for: a small cut in your significant other's mouth? If that's all that happened, it's not worth suing--the law only gives you compensation equivalent to the out-of-pocket medical bills you incurred, lost wages from an injury (if any) and, for long-lasting (typically months or more) significant life impairment, some amount for "pain and suffering." A small cut would not entitle you to any money.


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