Legal Question in Personal Injury in Illinois

I chipped my front tooth eating a David's sunflower seed. It has taken a serious toll on my every day life. Are they responsible for fixing my tooth?

Asked on 11/01/13, 8:25 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Chen Kasher Chen Kasher

They could be. Here's what I would do:

1) Save the sunflower seed that caused your injury. Was there anything unusual about it? For instance, if it contained a piece of metal, that may be very problematic for them. If it was a typical sunflower seed, and you ate it in a manner that caused your injury, you will probably lose.

2) Request all of your medical records. Ask your dentist how much it will cost to fix the chipped tooth, and whether there is any other injury.

Retain an attorney to send them a demand letter and try to get you compensation.

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Answered on 11/02/13, 6:53 pm
Charles Candiano Candiano Law Office

On your facts, there is simply no liability.

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Answered on 11/03/13, 11:41 am


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