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November 24, 2020

Marler Clark donates $5,000 to International Association for Food Protection

Marler Clark, the Food Safety Law Firm, continues to offer support to the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP). This month the lawyers in our firm decided to donate to the IAFP Foundation and contributed $5,000 towards student travel scholarships - when the time comes to travel again. …

November 04, 2020

Marler Clark donates $25,000 to Legal Campaign of Washington’s Campaign for Equal Justice

Marler Clark is proud to again donate to the Campaign for Equal Justice. The attorneys at Marler Clark urge all law firms in the state to do the same. …

November 22, 2019

Marler Clark Donates $25,000 to Pearl City High School for Science Scholarship

A new Marler Clark scholarship is being offered to students at Pearl City High School who are interested in pursuing a college degree in a science or medical field. Seattle-based food safety law firm Marler Clark made a $25,000 contribution to the Pearl City High School in November to foster …

September 08, 2017

Food Safety Attorney Bill Marler Recognized as One of The Best Lawyers in America

Seattle-based food safety advocate and attorney Bill Marler has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America©. The 24th edition of this prestigious publication was released this month. …

April 01, 2008

Bill Marler Receives 2008 WSTLA Public Justice Award

Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (WSTLA) announced that William Marler will be receiving the “Public Justice Award” at the May 2008 Law Day Dinner. …

March 14, 2008

Bill Marler Receives King County Bar Association's 2008 Outstanding Lawyer Award

The King County Bar Association announced today that they had selected William Marler for its “2008 Outstanding Lawyer Award.” …

February 11, 2008

E. coli lawyer in Seattle makes good money from bad food

Marler Clark attorney Bill Marler was profiled by the Associated Press in a February 2008 article regarding E. coli litigation. …

May 06, 2006

Seattle firm leading Sheetz litigation

Bill Marler says he plans to file 148 Salmonella lawsuits against Sheetz and Coronet Foods concerning allegedly Salmonella-contaminated tomatoes sold in 2004. Most are in Pennsylvania, but Marler Clark represents clients in West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia, and Maryland. …

October 12, 2005

Something's Happening Here

In the last few months, Marler Clark has been contacted by individuals, mostly the parents of young children, who have suffered from E. coli O157:H7 infections. The victims live in New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Minnesota, and Oregon. The food implicated as the source of their infections is primarily …

September 06, 2005

Hammer Time: Preparation pays when disputes escalate to lawsuits

Bill Marler has heard them all: “It’s not fair.” “People are just suing over a tummy ache.” “We shouldn’t be blamed. Although somebody got sick, we did everything right. Why can you sue me?” But Marler doesn’t accept the excuses. …

February 17, 2004

Big Beef’s Dirty War

In this article, Denis Stearns, a partner with Marler Clark, discusses the meat industry's attachment to HACCP, which shifted much of the responsibility for carrying out testing for pathogens from the USDA to the companies themselves. …

January 03, 2004

Our food-safety system falls short

Suing food suppliers and restaurants whose products make people seriously ill is Bill Marler's business -- and business is good. …

December 30, 2003

TAINTED: The Flawed Meat Safety System

A two-part series from the Philadelphia Inquirer details the lack of security in our nation's food safety net and tells the stories of victims of foodborne illness. …

December 23, 2003

Food Safety Attorney, William Marler, Speaks Out on Mad Cow

Bill Marler's opinion-editorial on the first case of Mad Cow disease in the United states begins, "We as Americans have grown up believing that our food supply is the safest in the world. But the CDC estimates that over 300,000 people are hospitalized and over 5,000 die, just from eating …

September 10, 2003

Poison in our Schools?

This Opinion-Editorial, written by Bill Marler, discusses vulnerabilities of the National School Lunch Program. …


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