A Wendy’s buyer is suing the quick meals chain after she was hospitalized after consuming a contaminated burger.
Courtroom paperwork obtained by McClatchy Information allege that buyer Jena Vogt has been plagued by long-term well being points and staggering medical payments on account of her meal, which contained a preformed toxin.
Jena Vogt ordered a medium double cheeseburger combo from a Wendy’s restaurant in St. Rose, Louisiana on July 27.
The plaintiff says that the burger was contaminated on account of “poor handwashing procedures” and that meals was not correctly washed, inspected or ensured to be secure.
“Inside (24) hours of consuming the Wendy’s double cheeseburger, Mrs. Vogt felt nauseous and started to have gastrointestinal abnormalities,” the lawsuit says.
Vogt was then identified with a bunch of medical points, together with extreme sepsis, E.coli, septic shock, cerebral hemorrhage, and acute GI bleeding.
The client spent roughly two months in hospital care, being transferred to a second hospital on August 28.
She was launched to at-home care on September 28.
The grievance alleges that not solely has Vogt suffered bodily impairment and psychological anguish, however her husband Michael was suffered as properly.
“[He] endured adjustments of their conjugal relationship together with a lack of consortium,” the grievance alleges.
The lawsuit additionally references medical bills and “previous and future misplaced alternative for revenue and lack of enjoyment of life” as damages.
The couple is searching for greater than $75,000 in damages.
FOX Enterprise has reached out to Wendy’s for an announcement, however has not heard again.