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Marler Clark’s constant activism for food safety has been the catalyst behind print and broadcast news stories about topics from food litigation to sprout labeling, hepatitis A vaccinations, and school lunch safety. The Marler Clark lawyers have shared their insight with numerous reporters over the years, and have brought much attention to what they feel is important — stopping needless suffering for victims of foodborne illness.


Food Safety Attorney Praises USDA New Stricter Standards for School Meat

Two months after he called for increased efforts to prevent food poisoning in the National School Lunch Program, Bill Marler praised the United States Department...

Outbreaks of E. coli Should Not Occur in Municipal Water

Americans relying on rural and small municipal water systems are just as likely to become victims of the deadly E coli bacteria as are Canadians...

The Courage to Criticize - Commentary on Foodborne Illness Litigation

Denis Stearns' essay on E. coli litigation was featured as a guest commentary in Food Protection Report. In his commentary, Denis ponders the extent to...

Bill to Boost School Food Safety

Marler Clark managing partner Bill Marler lobbies hard on behalf of new food safety laws that would help to protect students from contaminated school lunches...

Courting publicity, attorney makes safe food his business

Marler, who made his mark by suing Jack in the Box for serving people beef tainted with a deadly strain of the common E. coli...

E. coli Outbreak: One year later, attorney wages war for victims

He truly does believe in what he's doing: Bill Marler has been "radicalized" by the suffering of E. coli victims, a partner says....

Building a Case Against E. coli

"As a parent, you need someone to put an arm around your shoulder, to say 'we'll take care of it,' and that's what they do."...

Rivals join in food-illness litigation firm

When 9-year-old Brianne Kiner got sick from eating a contaminated hamburger at a Jack in the Box restaurant, the resulting court case brought two attorneys...

HACCP May Protect Food Manufacturers in Product Liability, Attorney Suggests

Food Chemical News interviewed Bill Marler and Bruce Clark, who presented at a meeting of food technologists, in 1998. In the interview, and in speeches...