Press Releases


Browse Marler Clark press releases dating back to 1998. Topics cover a broad range of topics including announcements that lawsuits have been filed or settlements reached, and calls on food industry groups and government to improve the safety of our food supply.


Marler Clark Sues Cantaloupe Distributor & Farm Auditor in Louisiana

Marler Clark filed a lawsuit Friday on behalf of the sons of a Baton Rouge woman who died as a result of a Listeria infection...

Attorney Bill Marler on Cheese Recall for Listeria: “Pasteurization is not a Guarantee of Safety"

“We focus so much attention on preventing foodborne illness by pasteurizing milk and cheeses. This is a good reminder that just post-pasteurization contamination is as...

Salmonella Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Daniella Mango Victim

Marler Clark, filed a Salmonella lawsuit against Splendid Products the distributor of Daniella mangoes that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease...

Cantaloupe Listeria Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Louisiana Victim’s Family

The attorneys of the Seattle-based Food Safety Law Firm, Marler Clark, and McMichael, Medlin, D'Anna, Wedgeworth & Lafargue filed a Listeria lawsuit against Frontera Produce...

Mother of children sickened by Salmonella-contaminated cantaloupe sues Wal-Mart

Law firm nationally recognized for work on foodborne illness cases hired to represent family with two children sickened in a Salmonella outbreak traced to contaminated...

Asheville Tempeh Salmonella Outbreak Leads to Lawsuit

Marler Clark food poisoning attorneys are representing a Florida woman who was hospitalized with a Salmonella paratyphi B infection she contracted after consuming contaminated tempeh...

North Carolina’s Fourth Salmonella Outbreak in 2012 Leads to Another Salmonella Lawsuit

Marler Clark Salmonella attorneys are representing a North Carolina couple that was sickened after consuming food at Lancaster's BBQ in Mooresville, North Carolina...

Marler Clark Food Poisoning Attorneys Provide Info on E. coli Outbreak in AL, GA, LA, FL, TN, CA

As federal and state health officials in the South work to find the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 14 in Alabama...

Attorney Marler Calls for Increased Transparency in Spartanburg E. coli Investigation

Citing previous instances in which government suppression of data in foodborne illness outbreaks has proven misguided, food safety expert and attorney William Marler calls on...

Marler Clark Files Salmonella Sushi Lawsuit on Behalf of Rock Musician

The attorneys at Marler Clark are representing a heavy metal singer who contracted a severe Salmonella infection after consuming sushi containing Salmonella contaminated "tuna scrape"...

Marler Clark files Salmonella Lawsuit On Behalf of Charlotte Resident

Marler Clark Salmonella attorneys are representing Salmonella victims who were sickened with Salmonella after eating at Charlotte-based restaurant Toast of Dilworth in late March 2012....

Attorney Marler Calls for Increased Transparency in Foodborne Illness Investigations

Attorney and food safety advocate Bill Marler calls for increased transparency in foodborne illness investigation and urges the CDC to identify Salmonella Sushi outbreak restaurants...

Attorney William Marler To McDonalds: Employees Should Have Hepatitis A Vaccine

In the wake of a report linking a potential mass exposure of hepatitis A to a Northport McDonald’s restaurant, food safety expert and hepatitis A...

Marler Clark Calls on CDC to Name Grocery Store and Farm in Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

Despite a high degree of public knowledge that Schnucks supermarkets were involved in a 2011 E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, in its final...

Michigan Lawsuit Filed in Jimmy John’s E. coli Outbreak

Marler Clark has filed a lawsuit against Jimmy John's on behalf of a Michigan State University student who was hospitalized with an E. coli O2...

Listeria Victims Call For Open Meetings on Cantaloupe Safety

The families of victims of the 2011 Jensen Farms cantaloupe Listeria outbreak are calling on the produce industry to hold open meetings on safe cantaloupe production...

Second Lawsuit Filed in Jimmy John’s E. coli Outbreak

The second E. coli lawsuit in less than a week has been filed in Iowa against Jimmy John's. Marler Clark has filed a lawsuit on...

Marler Clark Files Lawsuit in Jimmy John’s E. coli Outbreak

The Marler Clark E. coli attorneys have filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Iowa woman who was sickened with E. coli O26 after consuming...

Attorney William Marler Calls for Raw Milk Warning Labels

In the wake of a 65-victim Campylobacter outbreak linked to unpasteurized (raw) milk produced by Scotland, Pennsylvania-based dairy, The Family Cow, food safety advocate and...

E. coli Lawsuit Filed Against Washington State Raw Milk Dairy

Marler Clark has filed an E. coli lawsuit against Tenino, Washington-based Cozy Valley Creamery on behalf of a child who was hospitalized with an E...

New Mexico Widow Files Cantaloupe Listeria Lawsuit

Marler Clark has filed its 10th lawsuit in a cantaloupe-based Listeria outbreak that has killed 30 people nationwide. The most recent lawsuit is on behalf...

Second Lawsuit Filed in Schnucks Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

Marler Clark has filed an E. coli lawsuit on behalf of a man who was hospitalized with an E. coli infection after he ate romaine...

Second Salmonella Lawsuit Filed Against Lawndale El Gran Burrito

Marler Clark Salmonella attorneys have filed a lawsuit against a Chicago El Gran Burrito on behalf of a woman who suffered kidney failure due to...

Fourth Salmonella Lawsuit Filed in Turkish Pine Nuts Salmonella Outbreak

Marler Clark has filed a fourth lawsuit in a Salmonella outbreak linked to Turkish pine nuts....

Marler Clark Uncovers Distributor in Schnucks E. coli Outbreak, Adds Vaughan Foods to Lawsuit

Marler Clark E. coli lawyers have uncovered the identity of the romaine lettuce distributor implicated in the Schnucks supermarkets E. coli outbreak that has sickened...