Food and Restaurant Liability Law

There are unique legal duties and liabilities in the both tort and employment law context that affect the food and restaurant industries. Ortale Kelley attorneys have been counsel to many national and regional restaurant franchises and bring with them the skill and knowledge of this business. Ortale Kelley has been counsel to this industry in dram shop liability claims, slip and fall torts, wrongful death claims involving third-party criminal conduct and security issues, worker’s compensation and the numerous employment claims that arise in this context, including wage and hour matters, harassment and discrimination suits, and the like. Our attorneys have defended a variety of clients that include restaurants, convenience stores, fast food chains, and bars.

Whether we are assisting a local restaurant owner or a national chain, our attorneys strive to provide all clients with cost-effective services and solutions. Our extensive experience with food and restaurant liability law has allowed us to develop forms and gain access to informational resources that are at our disposal to timely meet your needs.

Because Ortale Kelley is a full-service law firm, our Food and Restaurant Liability attorneys may draw upon the experience and knowledge of other Ortale Kelley attorneys in the following practice areas:

  • Slip and Fall
  • Food Contamination and Food Tampering
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Compliance With Local Health Codes as well as Building Code and Occupancy Requirements
  • Dram Shop & Alcoholic Beverage Liability Defense