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How Common Is Botulism in the World?

Botulism is a rare, life-threatening paralytic illness caused by neurotoxins produced by an anaerobic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium, Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum). ...

How Do You Catch Salmonella? What are Things to Watch For?

What Foods have been Implicated in Salmonella Outbreaks? Most Salmonella infections are caused by eating contaminated food, especially food from animal origins. One study found...

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Tips To Avoid Contact with Campylobacter

Most Campylobacter infections in humans are caused by the consumption of contaminated food or water. Direct contact with infected animals, including pets, is also a...

Tropical Smoothie Hepatitis A Lawsuits - Multistate (2018)

Marler Clark, Hepatitis A Attorneys, represented 75 people sickened in this outbreak. Litigation proceeded on Virginia state court. Litigation proceeded in a Virginia state court...

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What Are the First Signs of Norovirus?

Norovirus illness usually develops 24 to 48 hours after ingestion of contaminated food or water. Symptoms typically last a relatively short amount of time, approximately...

Which Foods Are the Cyclospora Parasite Found In?

Which Foods has Cyclospora been found in? In North America, outbreaks of cyclosporiasis in humans have been reported mostly from contaminated fresh food products, such...

Which Foods Does Listeria Affect?

Listeria is a gram-positive, rod-shaped bacterium that is an environmental pathogen and can grow under either anaerobic (without oxygen) or aerobic (with oxygen) conditions. Of...

Wild Ginger Campylobacter Outbreak and Litigation - New York (2019)

A lawsuit was filed by Marler Clark, the Food Safety Law Firm and Heisman, Nunes and Hull against Wild Ginger Asian Fusion, Inc., in Cortland...

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Facts About Foodborne Bacteria, Viruses, & Parasites in the United States

The CDC estimates 48 million people get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die from foodborne diseases each year in the United States. Most foodborne...

Fresh Express Salad E. coli Outbreak and Litigation - Multistate (2019)

E. coli lawyers at Marler Clark currently represent twelve of the victims in this outbreak. The CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states...

French Broad Farm Raw Milk E. coli Outbreak and Litigation - Tennessee (2018)

E. coli lawyers at Marler Clark represented one victim, a minor, in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, pain, and suffering. At this time...

First Norovirus Lawsuit filed against The Habit Burger Grill restaurant in Seattle – 23 reported cases

(Seattle, WA) The first Norovirus lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Ed Yusen against Seattle Char., d/b/a The Habit Burger Grill in the current...

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Moby Dick House of Kabob Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation - Virginia (2019)

In February 2020, Marler Clark, the Food Safety law firm, filed a lawsuit against Moby Dick House of Kabob in the Circuit Court of Arlington...

Melon Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation - Multistate (2018)

Salmonella lawyers at Marler Clark represented one of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. At...

Mendham Golf & Tennis Club Hepatitis A Outbreak and Litigation - New Jersey (2019)

Food safety lawyers at Marler Clark represented three of the victims in this outbreak, including a customer who suffered acute liver failure and who required...

Marler Clark Files Lawsuit Representing Victim of Blackberry Hepatitis A Outbreak

(Outagamie County, WI) A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Michael and Laurie Lewis against Woodman’s Food Market, Inc. in the Hepatitis A outbreak...

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Gold Dust West Salmonella Outbreak & Litigation - Nevada (2019)

Salmonella lawyers at Marler Clark represented six of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. At...

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Burrito Delight Fort Lupton Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation - Colorado (2018)

Salmonella lawyers at Marler Clark represented one of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. At...

Blue Bell Ice Cream Listeria Outbreak and Litigation - Multistate (2015)

Marler Clark represented several of the victims of this outbreak. The claims have all been settled. On March 23, 2015, Blue Bell Ice Cream recalled...

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Kratom Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation - Multistate (2018)

Salmonella lawyers at Marler Clark represented several of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. At...

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La California Mexican Restaurant Outbreak and Litigation - Colorado (2018)

Salmonella lawyers at Marler Clark represented one of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. At...

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Jimmy John's Sprouts Salmonella Outbreak and Litigation - Multistate (2018)

Salmonella lawyers at Marler Clark represented one of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering. At...

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555 East Steakhouse Hepatitis A Outbreak and Litigation - California (2019)

Food safety lawyers at Marler Clark represented two of the victims in this hepatitis A outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and...

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Valley Oak Gas Station Cheese Botulism Outbreak and Litigation - California (2017)

Food safety lawyers at Marler Clark represented four of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering...

Vulto Creamery Listeria Cheese Litigation - Multistate (2017)

Marler Clark represented three of the victims of this listeria outbreak. All claims have settled at this time. CDC collaborated with public health and regulatory...

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Arby's Norovirus Outbreak and Litigation - Illinois (2021)

Norovirus lawyers at Marler Clark have been retained by four of the victims in this outbreak. At this time, these cases are either closed or...

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Pure Eire Dairy Outbreak and Litigation - Washington (2021)

Marler Clark currently represents 5 of the victims in this litigation. On May 12, 2021, The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced a multi-county...

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Evergreen E. coli Outbreak and Litigation - Washington (2019)

E. coli lawyers at Marler Clark represented two of the victims in this outbreak, achieving settlements covering medical expenses, wage loss, and pain and suffering...

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Restaurants, change is coming to the salad bar

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CBC: Romaine recalls: Why our salads can make us sick

Canada has been hit by a number of romaine lettuce recalls. We set out to the U.S., where the majority of our leafy greens come...

Chicago Carbon Live Fire E. coli Outbreak and Litigation - Illinois (2017)

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) identified an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), impacting at least 67 Chicago residents. As part of...

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