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Olive Garden Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action Lawsuit

According to the Cumberland County Health Department, diners who consumed food or beverages at the Fayetteville Olive Garden restaurant on July 25--26, July 28-29, July 31, August 1-2, or August 8 were potentially exposed to the hepatitis A virus.

Hepatitis A Exposure Class Action Lawsuit

People eligible to join the class action lawsuit include all individuals who were exposed to the hepatitis A virus as a direct and proximate result of (1) their exposure to a hepatitis A-infected employee at the Olive Garden restaurant, (2) their consumption of food manufactured and sold by the Olive Garden restaurant (3) their exposure to, or close proximity with, anyone who ate food from the restaurant and was exposed to the hepatitis A-infected worker at the restaurant, or (4) their exposure to anyone who was actually infected with hepatitis A virus after consuming contaminated food manufactured and sold by the Olive Garden restaurant,

Hepatitis A Symptoms & Risks

Hepatitis A is the only common vaccine-preventable foodborne illness in the United States. It is typically transmitted from person to person or via contaminated food or water. Outbreaks are often associated with infected food handlers. Symptoms may not occur for several weeks after exposure and may include abdominal discomfort, fever, malaise, muscle aches, and a yellowing of the skin called jaundice. In rare cases, hepatitis A causes liver failure.

Contact the Marler Clark Hepatitis A Attorneys

If you or a family member were exposed to hepatitis A by consuming contaminated food or beverages at the Fayetteville, NC Olive Garden restaurant and you’re interested in joining the class action lawsuit, you can contact the Marler Clark hepatitis A lawyers for a free case evaluation. Marler Clark is the nation’s leading law firm representing victims of hepatitis A outbreaks and other foodborne illnesses. The law firm has represented hundreds of people who became ill with hepatitis A after eating contaminated food and thousands of people who were exposed to hepatitis A, and is the only firm in the nation with a practice focused exclusively on foodborne illness litigation. You can fill out the contact form or call toll-free at 866-770-2032. There is no cost to you.

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